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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
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...
- Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 31.95
It is believed that Native Americans have a high frequency of criminal behavior and in addition are subjected to great discrimination by the criminal justice system, as are other minority groups. This book explores the data and research that has been conducted on criminal behavior in Native Americans in order to see whether these beliefs are indeed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This study presents an evaluation of the past, present and future of suicidal behaviour and efforts to prevent or facilitate suicide. Authors from the varying disciplines of psychology, sociology and psychiatry analyze suicide in the opening chapters. Through the exploration of the roles of these disciplines, the roles of primary physicians, and the... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 72.95
As an annotated review of virtually every suicide study published in the English language between 1990 and 1997, this volume culminates David Lester's study of 100 years of suicide research worldwide. It is a unique work, reaching beyond the approach of computerized services to focus on abstracts and identify relevant articles in the fields of... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00
This book examines the diaries from eight individuals who killed themselves. Using both qualitative analyses and quantitative analyses, Lester uncovers the unique thoughts and feelings that led these individuals to take their own lives. Lester also analyzes suicide notes, poems and letters written by suicides, blogs and twitter feeds,... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95
The goal of this book is to explore the phenomenon of suicide, focusing on males who are at a greater risk than females. Scholars and mental health professionals continue to have the tendency to ignore men and focus instead on the more narrow demographic groups. Attention is drawn to the lack of help-seeking behavior exhibited by men as well as the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95
People have believed in the existence of life after death throughout human history and in all regions of the world. Mere belief, however, does not make it true. What is the empirical evidence for life after death? Has any significant research been conducted, and if so, what conclusions does it suggest? In fact there exists a large body of research... more...
- Crimson Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
Bringing to life the stories behind the world?s most successful digital businesses, How They Started Digital showcases profiles from gaming companies to social media brands. Giving insight and inspiration, each profile reveals how each idea originated and became the success it is today. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 49.95
Suicide is currently the second leading cause of death among college students in the United States. This complex issue on college campuses is often overlooked, and this book combines the efforts from several leaders in the field of suicidology in an attempt to grasp a better understanding of college student suicide. The book is divided into four parts.... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
This book explores several topics pertaining to suicide and deliberate self-harm in the corrections setting, including who tends to commit these acts; where, when, and how these incidents occur; screening mechanisms; the role of environmental stimuli in facilitating or preventing acts of self harm; interpersonal relations among inmates and between... more...