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  • Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against Legalizationby Kevin Yuill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This book presents an atheistic case against the legalization of assisted suicide. Critical of both sides of the argument, it questions the assumptions behind the discussion. Yuill shows that our attitudes towards suicide ? not euthanasia ? are most important to our attitudes towards assisted suicide. more...

  • Grief in Childrenby Atle Dyregrov; Bill Yule

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 24.95

    This fully-updated second edition of Grief in Children provides an overview of children's understanding of death at different ages and outlines how the adults around them can best help them cope. The author provides guidance on handling loss and bereavement at school and discusses the value of bereavement groups and support for child and caregiver. more...

  • Informe mundial sobre la violencia y la saludby Etienne G. Krug; Linda L. Dahlberg; James A. Mercy

    Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 25.00

    En el informe se describen la magnitud y el impacto de la violencia en el mundo entero, se examinan los principales factores de riesgo que la causan, se describen las diferentes modalidades de intervención y las respuestas de política que se han puesto en práctica, con un resumen de lo que se sabe acerca de su eficacia, y se formulan algunas recomendaciones... more...

  • Night Falls Fastby Kay Redfield Jamison

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind , comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. Night Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of fifteen and forty-five. An internationally acknowledged... more...

  • The Mourner's Danceby Katherine Ashenburg

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 26.99

    When her daughter's fiancé died suddenly, Katherine Ashenburg was surprised to see how her daughter intuitively re-created the traditional rituals of mourning, even those of which she was ignorant. Intrigued, Ashenburg began to explore the rich and endlessly inventive choreographies different cultures and times have devised to mark a universal and... more...

  • Why Suicide?by Eric Marcus

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99

    According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in our lifetimes 80 percent of us will have some up-close experience with the suicide of someone we know. And more than 20 percent of us will have a family member die by suicide. Journalist Eric Marcus knows this better than most people. In 1970, his father took his life at the age of 44.... more...

  • Why Suicide?by Eric Marcus

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in our lifetimes 80 percent of us will have some up-close experience with the suicide of someone we know. And more than 20 percent of us will have a family member die by suicide. Journalist Eric Marcus knows this better than most people. In 1970, his father took his life at the age of 44.... more...

  • Cognitive Behavioural Prevention of Suicide in Psychosisby Nicholas Tarrier; Patricia Gooding; Daniel Pratt; James Kelly; Yvonne Awenat; Janet Maxwell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This practical and informative text lays out the product of a number of years of clinical research into suicide behaviour and its prevention. While the focus is on non-affective psychosis and the schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, the mechanisms underlying suicide behaviour in this group may well underlie or at least influence suicide behaviour in... more...

  • How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Meby Susan Rose Blauner

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    The statistics on suicide are staggering. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 1997 in the USA more teenagers and young adults died from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza and chronic lung disease combined. It is also an international epidemic. Susan Blauner is the... more...

  • Suicide: A Global Issue [2 volumes]by David Lester; James R. Rogers

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 110.00

    Exceeding previously available studies in both scope and depth, the two-volume Suicide: A Global Issue explores and explains both why suicidesâ??and suicide attemptsâ??occur and what can be done to prevent them. The first volume, Understanding, considers more...