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  • Psychology of Death in Fantasy and History, Theby Jerry Piven

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 119.00

    This volume investigates the impact of death consideration on such phenomena as Buddhist cosmology, the poetry of Rilke, cults and apocalyptic dreams, Japanese mythology, creativity, and even psychotherapy. Death is seen as a critical motivation for the genesis of artistic creations and monuments, of belief systems, fantasies, delusions and numerous... more...

  • Long for This Worldby Jonathan Weiner

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    ?[A] searching and surprisingly witty look at the scientific odds against tomorrow.? ?Timothy Ferris Jonathan Weiner?winner of the   Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and one of the most distinguished popular science writers in America?examines ?the strange science of immortality?... more...

  • Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernismby Tammy Clewell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism  traces the emergence of a fundamentally new way of writing about individual and collective mourning, demonstrating how a refusal of consolation and closure succeeds in promoting a progressive cultural politics crucial for reimaging gender, racial, and sexual subjects. more...

  • Death and Mortality in Contemporary Philosophyby Bernard N. Schumacher; Michael J. Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book provides a critical analysis of the philosophy of human death. more...

  • Guide to the Qualitative Scoring System for the Modified Version of the Bender-Gestalt Testby Gary G. Brannigan; Nancy A. Brunner

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 27.95

    With increased interest in predicting and ultimately preventing academic failure in children comes the need for effective preschool and primary school assessment. The first step in developing an effective assessment program is to select tests that will yield data needed for individual decision making. One factor that has been shown to contribute to... more...

  • Psychological and Educational Test Scoresby Marty Sapp

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 33.95

    This text is designed for individuals who must interpret test results or scores regardless of their understanding of tests such as psychiatrists, social workers, school principals, admissions personnel, physicians, attorneys, teachers, and parents. The book provides a much needed narrative understanding of the primary psychological test theories and... more...

  • Healing After the Suicide of a Loved Oneby Ann Smolin

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.00

    Too often people suffering the aftermath of a suicide suffer alone. As the survivor of a person who has ended his or her own life, you are left a painful legacy -- and not one that you chose. Healing After the Suicide of a Loved One will help you take the first steps toward healing. While each individual becomes a suicide survivor in his or her own... more...

  • The Shame of Death, Grief, and Traumaby Jeffrey Kauffman

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    Shame is a common and pervasive feature of the human response to death and other losses, yet this often goes unrecognized due to a reluctance to acknowledge and confront it.  This book intends to expose shame for what it is, allowing clinicians to see that it is the central psychological force in the understanding of death and mourning.  Kauffman... more...

  • Flashbackby Penny Coleman

    Beacon Press 2006; US$ 22.00

    With the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, once again America's men and women who have seen war close-up are suddenly expected to return seamlessly to civilian life. In Flashback , Penny Coleman tells the cautionary and timely story of posttraumatic stress disorder in the hope that we can sensitively assist those veterans who return from combat... more...

  • Agrarian Crisis and Farmer Suicidesby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 52.00

    This volume is the twelfth in the series 'Land Reforms in India'. The essays in this volume bring out the multi-dimensional aspects of the agrarian crisis, and its impact on farmers' suicides leading to public policy. A distinctive feature of this collection is its holistic approach towards viewing farm sector distress, instead of looking for isolated... more...