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- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 56.00
Over their extensive careers, psychotherapists Michael Church and Charles Brooks have developed the concept of ?subtle suicide,? a development of risky behavior where the subject does not care if he/she lives or dies. Now, in this urgent and informative new work, Church and Brooks present their findings on a condition that is often misdiagnosed as... more...
- SAGE India 2010; US$ 39.95
Suicidal Behaviour: Assessment of People-at-Risk provides a psychometric analysis of various aspects associated with suicidal risk assessment to understand the suicidal personality and predict suicidal behaviour. It includes articles by experts in the field covering suicide research carried out globally. The collection is divided into two sectionsthe... more...
- Pocket Books 2009; US$ 15.00
FACE IT. WE CAN GO ANYTIME. BUT IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS! Death becomes you, and it's just another fact of life explored in Cause of Death, a revealing abundance of startling data, false perceptions, bizarre fallacies, and some totally unexpected statistics about how, why, when, and where we all bite the dust, check out, buy the farm, kick... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 151.00
This volume investigates the impact of death consideration on such phenomena as Buddhist cosmology, the poetry of Rilke, cults and apocalyptic dreams, Japanese mythology, creativity, and even psychotherapy. Death is seen as a critical motivation for the genesis of artistic creations and monuments, of belief systems, fantasies, delusions and numerous... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 22.00
See the author's Web site. Deadhouse: Life in a Coroner's Office chronicles the exploits of a diverse team of investigators at a coroner's office in Pittsburgh. Ed Strimlan is a doctor who never got to practice medicine. Instead he discovers how people died. Mike Chichwak is a stolid ex-paramedic, respected around the office for his compassion... more...
- Companion Press 2004; US$ 15.95
This guide to facilitating support groups offers bereavement caregivers practical strategies for creating and maintaining a productive environment for mourners. Logistical considerations such as setting up and publicizing a new group are discussed, as is the importance of prescreening new members. Tips for creating a set of ground rules are provided,... more...
- Santa Monica Press 2010; US$ 19.95
From dream research and global belief systems to extraordinary occurrences such as near death and out-of-body experiences, this fascinating study delves into every aspect of death. Taking a scientific and anthropological approach, this examination focuses on how other cultures deal with death, how diverse kinds of death are treated differently,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
?[A] searching and surprisingly witty look at the scientific odds against tomorrow.? ?Timothy Ferris Jonathan Weiner?winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and one of the most distinguished popular science writers in America?examines ?the strange science of immortality?... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 90.00
Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism traces the emergence of a fundamentally new way of writing about individual and collective mourning, demonstrating how a refusal of consolation and closure succeeds in promoting a progressive cultural politics crucial for reimaging gender, racial, and sexual subjects. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 49.95
Crisis Intervention is an essential tool for crisis therapy programs. Kenneth France details appropriate interventions for individuals in a variety of crisis situations, including rape and crime victims, natural disaster and terrorist attack victims, persons struggling with domestic and relational issues, those involved in police incidents and hostage... more...