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.
|Number of pages
|Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health
|Published - 3 Nov 2014