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  • Death of a Parentby Debra Umberson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00

    Reveals the remarkable change in our sense of self following the loss of a parent. more...

  • The Prevention of Suicide in Prisonby Daniel Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Suicide is considered to be the leading cause of preventable death in prisons. While there is increasingly expansive literature examining the various risk factors associated with a likelihood of eventual prison suicide, so far this has struggled to lead to successful prevention programmes. An alternative approach is needed that seeks to understand,... more...

  • The Continuing Ripples of Living Beyond Suicideby Kaylene Donohue

    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...

  • The Continuing Ripples of Living Beyond Suicideby Kaylene Donohue

    Publish on Demand Global LLC 2014; US$ 9.99

    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... 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... more...

  • Why Suicide?by Eric Marcus

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99

    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...