Mental health behind bars: health needs, suicide, risk and self-harm: EVENT FULLY BOOKED
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Who this event is for
Jane Ashley Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Headington Campus, Marston Road site
According to the Prison Reform Trust, 72 per cent of male and 70 per
cent of female sentenced prisoners suffer from two or more mental health
disorders while 20 per cent of prisoners have four of the five major mental
Seena will be exploring the common mental health problems in prisoners
and special populations of prisoners with particular health needs, including
juveniles and prisoners from low and middle income countries.
He will compare suicide risk in prisoners in England and Wales with
other European countries and look at the risk factors for suicide and self-harm
as well as discuss his proposals to reform prison healthcare.
About the speaker
DR SEENA FAZEL, Wellcome Trust Senior Research
Fellow in Clinical Science, is an honorary consultant forensic psychiatrist.
His research examines the relationship between mental illness, violent crime
and the mental health of prisoners. He collaborates with the Karolinska
Institute, Stockholm and the University of Oxford.
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