Description - Preventing Suicide and Other Self-Harm in Prison by Greg E. Dear
The high rate of suicide and self-harm in prison is of international concern. This book gives a comprehensive overview of attempts to minimize the incidence of self-harming behaviour in custodial settings. Expert contributors from nine countries offer a global perspective for prison workers, prisoners, coroners and observers of the justice system.
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(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Publisher: Palgrave USA
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Author Biography - Greg E. Dear
GREG E. DEAR is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the Edith Cowan University, Australia. Previously, he worked as a clinical psychologist, specializing in addiction in families and prisons. He has published on self-harm in prisons, prisoners' coping behaviour, psychological measurement and substance abuse and the family. He is a member of the task force on Suicide in Prisons of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP).