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- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 52.95
Some researchers in the field of suicidology think that the old theories of suicide are too constraining and impede advances in the understanding of suicide. However the books authors are not quite so critical of past theories. In the book they review the classic theories of suicide, both psychological and sociological, because they are the foundation... 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...
- Australian Academic Press 2016; US$ 14.99
A review of internationally peer-reviewed suicide research published each year since 2009, this remarkable resource serves as a handy pocket reference designed to make suicide research more approachable to non-specialists at the professional level. 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 2007; US$ 15.00
On a chilly autumn morning in 1983, during a relaxing escape to the Canadian Rockies, Patricia Van Tighem and her husband were attacked by a grizzly bear. Although they survived, their ordeal was just beginning. For years Van Tighem endured numerous surgeries as doctors attempted to reconstruct her face and ease her pain. The nightmares that haunted... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
In this haunting and riveting firsthand account, a survivor of Jim Jones's Peoples Temple opens up the shadowy world of cults and shows how anyone can fall under their spell. A high-level member of Jim Jones's Peoples Temple for seven years, Deborah Layton escaped his infamous commune in the Guyanese jungle, leaving behind her mother, her older... 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...