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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 12.95
Medical advances prolong life. They also sometimes prolong suffering. Should we protect life or alleviate suffering? This dilemma formed the foundation for a powerful right-to-die movement and a counterbalancing concern over an emerging culture of death. What are the qualities of a life worth living? Where are the boundaries of tolerable suffering?... more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
Even today there remains a lot of stigma attached to suicide. But as tragic as the act itself may be, for every one person who commits suicide, there are many others left behind. The Continuing Ripples of Living Beyond Suicide tells the stories of people who have lost someone to suicide. Author Kaylene Donohue is all too familiar with this tragic phenomenon... more...
- Publish on Demand Global LLC 2013; US$ 14.00
Suicide is something that can occur in any country in the world. However this tragic phenomenon is all too common in certain areas of Australia. Today in Australia and in most of the world, there remains a major stigma attached to suicide. But as tragic as the act itself may be, for every one person who commits suicide, there are many others left... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.24
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
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...
- 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 suicides?and suicide attempts?occur and what can be done to prevent them. The first volume, Understanding , considers factors that may play into the choice to take one's life, discussing forces as varied as culture,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99
Using the untimely death of the poet and friend, Sylvia Plath, as a point of departure, Al Alvarez confronts the controversial and often taboo area of human behaviour: suicide. The Savage God explores the cultural attitudes, theories, truths and fallacies surrounding suicide and refracts them through the windows of philosophy, art and literature: following... more...
- Nicolas-Hays, Inc 2002; US$ 19.95
In this groundbreaking book, David H. Rosen, M.D., offers depressed individuals, their families, and therapists a lifesaving course in healing the soul through creativity. This is a book about transforming depression and its powerful pull toward suicide into a meaningful alternative. In Transforming Depression , Dr. Rosen applies Carl Jung's method... more...