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Riskfaktorer för suicid hos män inom kriminalvård: En litteraturöversikt
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, undergraduate level.
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, undergraduate level.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Suicide riskfactors among males in correctional settings : A literature review (English)
Abstract [en]

Background:

Suicide is a globally problem and it is the commonest cause of death among young men. Inmates in correctional facilities have higher suiciderate than general population. More knowledge about riskfactors could prevent suicide.

Aim:

The aim of this study was do describe suicide riskfactors among men in correctional facilities.

Method:

A literature review where both qualitative and quantitative articles were included. Twelve articles were analyzed and thematised into three themes and twelve subthemes.

Results:

Three themes were identified as the main riskfactors of suicide. The first theme is individual riscfactors, such as psychiatric disorders and substance abuse. The second theme is riskfactors related to incarceration, which involves enviromental aspects and lack of social relations. The last theme is riskfactors related to history of psycological, physical and social trauma.

Conclusion:

Awareness of riskfactors for suicide in correctional facilities is necessary to take adequate actions, in purpose to prevent suicide

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , p. 28
Keywords [en]
jail, riskfactors, suicide, prevention, prison
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-6323Local ID: EVX500OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-6323DiVA, id: diva2:727123
Subject / course
Nursing science
Educational program
Socialpsykiatrisk vård
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Available from: 2014-06-27 Created: 2014-06-19 Last updated: 2014-06-27Bibliographically approved

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