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A Study into Suicide by Prisoners

National Study of Self-Inflicted Death by Prisoners in England and Wales

Specialty
MentalHealth
Portfolio Eligibility
Automatically eligible
ISRCTN
EudraCT
MREC N° 98/8/98
UKCRN ID 5086
WHO ID
Research Summary
The rate of suicide in prisoners have been found to be consistently higher than in the genral population (Dooley 1990, Sattar 2001). This study is an extension of a study of suicide by prisoners conducted by the National Confidential Inquiry (NCI) into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness and is a case-controlled study. It is the first of its kind in prison research.
Study Type Observational
Design Type Cohort study
Disease(s) Suicide and self harm
Phase N/A
Current Status Open
Closure Date 12/31/2016
Global Sample Size 440
Global Recruitment to Date
196%
Geographical Scope UK Multi-Centre
Lead Country England (also active in Wales)
Open to new sites Yes, within lead country only
Main Inclusion Criteria
All prisoners who self-inflict death in prison.
Main Exclusion Criteria
None
Chief Investigator(s)
Prof Jenny Shaw
Further details, please contact
Ms Verity Wainwright

University of Manchester
Jean MacFarlane Building
Oxford Road
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M13 9PL
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: 0161 306 8013
verity.wainwright@manchester.ac.uk
Funder(s) Department of Health
Sponsor(s) University of Manchester




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