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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


Aims: –


To investigate all unnatural deaths that occurred


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