Suicide is recognized as a critical problem within the jail environment for inmates faced with the issues of initial incarceration, but the issue of prison suicide has not received comparable attention. Although, the rate of suicide in prisons is lower than in jails, it remains disproportionately high. 

Address the following in a research paper of 5-7 pages: 

  • How prevalent is the incidence of prisoner suicide? Explain in detail.

       -What factors seem to contribute the most to prisoner suicide? Explain in detail, and use scholarly and acdemic resources to fully support your arguments. 

     -What are the characteristics and histories of victims of prisoner suicide? Explain. 

   -Where and under why circumstances is prisoner suicide likely to occur? 

  • You should research standards set by the following: 

       -American Correctional Association

        -American Medical Association

        -American Public Health Association 

        -National Commission on Correctional Health Care Standards 

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