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Characteristics of Juvenile Suicide in Confinement
(NCJ 214434) February 2009
Bulletin, 16 page(s)
 
Provides the results of a survey on juvenile suicides occurring in confinement between 1995 and 1999. The study examined the demographic characteristics and social history of each victim, the characteristics of the incident, and the features of the juvenile facility in which the suicide took place. This OJJDP Bulletin provides suggestions for addressing the problem and recommendations for prevention planning.
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