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    Suicide and its prevalence within inmates

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    What are some of the causes of inmate suicides? How do staff try to prevent them?

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    There are many causes of inmate suicides. Some of these stem from the fact that many prisoners have mental disorders or social or substance abuse problems. These individuals, when placed in the prison system, may have such stress factors result within themselves that they may seek suicide as the answer to their problems or as a reaction to their situation. ...

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    The solution discusses the causes of suicide within inmates and what staff can do to prevent them.

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