Medical skin camouflage: a recovery intervention for femail prisoners who self-harm

Tammi Walker, Jenny Shaw, Sandeep Ranote, Michael Doyle, Konstantina Poursanidou, Rachel Meacock, Kathryn Abel

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This editorial focuses on medical skin camouflage, a recovery intervention for female prisoners who self-harm. Women prisoners comprise 5% of the prison population and are far more likely to inflict harm directly on their bodies than women in the community or male prisoners. Their self-harm challenges the criminal justice system, not least because it may be life threatening and is a predictor of an inflated risk of suicide.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)317-320
Number of pages4
JournalCriminal Behaviour and Mental Health
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2014

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