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- Parallax Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Unfinished Conversations is not only a story of profound grief, but also a guided journey to healing. Based on a journal Robert Lesoine kept during the two years following the suicide of his best friend, Unfinished Conversations will help readers through the process of reflecting on and affirming the raw immediacy of survivors? emotions. Each... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00
There is something unsettling, but also powerful, in the encounter with individual and collective experiences of human suffering. Intensive Media explores the discomfort and fascination initiated by instances of pain and suffering, their 'aversive affects', as they trouble but also vitalise contemporary media environments. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 25.11
Hauptbeschreibung Die Debatte um die Euthanasie seit dem 19. Jahrhundert und ihre Bedeutung für die aktuelle Diskussion um die Sterbehilfe. Ethische Fragen der Sterbehilfe und der Sterbebegleitung sind hochaktuell, aber nicht neu. Spätestens seit dem Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts wird über die Euthanasie, über einen durch den Arzt herbeigeführten guten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.99
The Sociology of Healthcare, Second Edition explores the impact of current social changes on health, illness and healthcare, and provides an overview of the fundamental concerns in these areas. This new edition features a brand new chapter entitled ‘End of Life’ which will help health and social care workers to respond with confidence to one of... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 60.00
"With characteristic clarity, Doka draws on the classic and contemporary literature as well as his own pedagogy and practice in death and dying to offer orienting concepts for the whole spectrum of care people may require when illness intrudes into their lives. For each phase of the illness trajectory...he offers intelligent attention to the problems... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 65.00
While advance directives hold a great deal of promise for ensuring self-determination and quality of life near its end, the majority of Americans face life-threatening illness without having completed effective advance care planning.. This volume recounts the history of advance directives, chronicling the evolution of an approach that initially focused... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.50
Katie's Diary is a unique analysis of the diary left behind by a young woman who has committed suicide. As compared to suicide notes, which are typically brief, Katie's diary consists of five separate books, an opportunity to look into the mind of a suicide from a source of data that is extraordinarily rare. Commenting on the diary are professionals... more...
- Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 24.95
"Suicide Among Gifted Children and Adolescents" explores the phenomenon of suicide among students with gifts and talents. It provides the reader with a coherent picture of what suicidal behavior is; clarifies what is known and what is unknown about it; shares two major theories of suicide with explanatory power; and offers an emerging model of the... more...
- Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 30.00
Meeting a vital need, this book helps clinicians rapidly identify risks for suicidal behavior and manage an at-risk teen's ongoing care. It provides clear guidelines for conducting suicide risk screenings and comprehensive risk assessments and implementing immediate safety-focused interventions, as well as longer-term treatment plans. Designed... more...