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- 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
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Jonathan Weiner comes a fast-paced and astonishing scientific adventure story: has the long-sought secret of eternal youth at last been found? In recent years, the dream of eternal youth has started to look like more than just a dream. In the twentieth century alone, life expectancy increased... 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...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 27.95
With increased interest in predicting and ultimately preventing academic failure in children comes the need for effective preschool and primary school assessment. The first step in developing an effective assessment program is to select tests that will yield data needed for individual decision making. One factor that has been shown to contribute to... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1998; US$ 32.95
Statistically, suicide ranks eighth among all causes of death in America. The basic premise of this book is that there is one and only one cause for willful suicide. When that cause is absent, suicide will not occur. Thwarting a suicide plan involves teaching the person what life means. The author explores the scope of this problem which involves clinical... more...
- Touchstone 2011; US$ 15.00
Too often people suffering the aftermath of a suicide suffer alone. As the survivor of a person who has ended his or her own life, you are left a painful legacy -- and not one that you chose. Healing After the Suicide of a Loved One will help you take the first steps toward healing. While each individual becomes a suicide survivor in his or her... more...
- Counterpoint 2011; US$ 25.00
After the agony of witnessing her mother’s multipleand ultimately successfulsuicide attempts, Linda Gray Sexton, daughter of the acclaimed poet Anne Sexton, struggles with an engulfing undertow of depression. Here, with powerful, unsparing prose, Sexton conveys her urgent need to escape the legacy of suicide that consumed her familya... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
Shame is a common and pervasive feature of the human response to death and other losses, yet this often goes unrecognized due to a reluctance to acknowledge and confront it. This book intends to expose shame for what it is, allowing clinicians to see that it is the central psychological force in the understanding of death and mourning. Kauffman... more...