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- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2012; US$ 59.99
In Facing Cancer and the Fear of Death: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Treatment , Dr. Norman Straker's psychoanalytic perspective on facing cancer and the fear of death brings into sharp focus the emotional conflicts of doctors, psychoanalysts, and all mental health professionals as they interface with dying patients and their families. Remedies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Do Funerals Matter? is a creative interweaving of historical, sociocultural, and research-based perspectives on death rituals, drawing from myriad sources to create a picture of what death rituals have been; and where, especially in the Western world, they are going. Death educators, researchers, counselors, clergy, funeral-service professionals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 110.00
There would be no need for sociology if everyone understood the social frameworks within which we operate. That we do have a connection to the larger picture is largely thanks to the pioneering thinker Émile Durkheim. He recognized that, if anything can explain how we as individuals relate to society, then it is suicide: Why does it happen? What... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
George Bataille (1867-1962) is widely recognized as one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. This is the first book in English to examine Bataille's work as a whole. It offers an accessible introduction to a complex and often ambiguous thinker. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 89.00
This looks at suicidal and risk-taking behaviour and includes a discussion of disorders such as depression, conduct problems, and substance abuse that often precede suicide. The material is presented in a structured way that allows the reader to follow the logical progression. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 22.99
Shneidman (U. of California at Los Angeles) examines the case of an individual suicide, bringing together interviews with his family and friends, involved professionals, and "consultations" with other psychiatrists specializing in suicide in order to conduct a post-mortem "autopsy" of the psychological state that led to the young man's death. Annot more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 26.95
It aims to provide the practitioner with a description of depression, an explanation of factors that contribute to mood disorders and guidance on their assessment and treatment in adolescence. In addition, it aims to provide a framework for the assessment and management of adolescence that have threatened or attempted suicide. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Marilyn Johnson was enthralled by the remarkable lives that were marching out of this world?so she sought out the best obits in the English language and the people who spent their lives writing about the dead. She surveyed the darkest corners of Internet chat rooms, and made a pilgrimage to London to savor the most caustic and literate obits of all.... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00
A suicidal girl's diary, discovered after her death, gives gripping insight into why her self-esteem and will to live eroded, how she became a "pretender" to evade help, and - with narrative and comments from a psychiatrist included in this book - shows what this tragedy can teach us about better prevention and treatment strategies needed. more...