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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403988362
ISBN-10: 1403988366
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Greg E. Dear

ALFRED ALLAN Professor of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Edith Cowan University, Australia FIONA H. BIGGAM Chartered Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, State Hospital, Carstairs, and Lecturer in Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK KATHY BIGGAR, MBE HM Prison Service's Safer Custody Group, UK, and formerly the English Probation Service, UK ERIC BLAAUW Senior Researcher in Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, University Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands BRUCE BONGAR Calvin Professor of Psychology, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology and Consulting Professor Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA RONALD L. BONNER Clinical Psychologist, USA JO BORRILL Research Programme Manager, Safer Custody Group, National Offender Management Service for England and Wales, UK CHRISTIANE BOSOLD Researcher, Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxony, Germany GILL BRIGDEN Director of the Violence Reduction Strategy at the HM Prison Service Safer Custody Group, UK MARC DAIGLE Professor, University of Quebec and Researcher at the Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia and the Research Centre of Philippe-Pinel Institute, Canada LYNN ECCLESTON Lecturer, Forensic Psychology, University of Melbourne, Australia KIMMETT EDGAR Head of Research, Prison Reform Trust, UK SOFIA FISHER Psychologist at the Offender Services Branch of the Department of Justice, Australia MARIA FORNS Professor of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Spain WERNER GREVE Professor of Developmental Psychology, University of Hildeshein, Germany GUY J. HALL Senior Lecturer in the School of Law, Murdoch University, Australia JENNY HALL Policy Team of the Safer Custody Group, UK LINDSAY M. HAYES National Center on Institutions and Alternatives, USA DANIELA HOSSER Scientific Vice-Director, Criminological Research Institute, Hanover, Germany and Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, University of Brunswick, Germany ANDRE IVANOFF Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Columbia University, USA J.F.M. KERKHOF Professor of Clinical Psychology, Vrije University, The Netherlands TERESA KIRSCHNER Professor in Psychology, University of Barcelona, Spain ALISON LIEBLING Reader in Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director, Institute of Criminology's Prisons Research Centre, University of Cambridge, UK TRACY O'CONNOR PENNUTO Doctoral student, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology and Golden Gate University School of Law, USA JENNIFER ORTHWEIN Pacific Graduate School of Psychology and Golden Gate University School of Law, USA WENDY PACKMAN Associate Professor of Psychology, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, USA LESLIE POLLOCK Conjoint Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Newcastle, Australia and Clinical Director of the Centre for Psychotherapy at James Fletcher Hospital, Newcastle, Australia HENRY SCHMIDT, III Clinical Director of the Washington State Juvenile Rehabilitary