Reflections on risk assessment: suicide in prisons

David Crighton (Priority Healthcare Wearside NHS Trust)

The British Journal of Forensic Practice

ISSN: 1463-6646

Publication date: 1 March 2000

Abstract

The area of risk assessment of suicide in prisons is addressed. The role of mental disorder, anger and violence are considered. A theoretical model of suicidal behaviour is presented. The value of such models, as a means of integrating research data into evidence‐based practice is reviewed.

Citation

Crighton, D. (2000), "Reflections on risk assessment: suicide in prisons", The British Journal of Forensic Practice, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 23-30. https://doi.org/10.1108/14636646200000005

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MCB UP Ltd

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