After a Guilty Verdict – How Psychology Can Inform the Penal System
1.2 Depression & Suicide Risk in Prisons
· According to the Howard League for Penal Reform there was 92 unnatural deaths in prisons in 2007, with a further 100 resuscitated.
· At any one time there are 1500 prisoners on suicide watch.
Key Study: Dooley, Unnatural Deaths in Prison
To investigate all unnatural deaths that occurred…