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  • The Way We Die Nowby Seamus O'Mahoney; Seamus O'Mahony

    Head of Zeus 2016; US$ 14.57

    An Irish physician explores the ways in which society has lost the ability to deal with death. more...

  • Suicide Preventionby Kristine Bertini

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 37.00

    The message and purpose of this book are both simple and essential: with a little knowledge and awareness, you can help save a life. This book provides details in recognizing the warning signs of someone who may be suicidal and specific steps in how to intervene and prevent a suicide. Written specifically for mature high school students and college-aged... more...

  • The International Handbook of Suicide and Attempted Suicideby Keith Hawton; Kees van Heeringen

    Wiley 2000; US$ 124.95 US$ 108.29

    Recent research in the area of suicidology has provided significant new insights in the epidemiological,psychopathological,and biological characteristics of suicidal behaviour. The International Handbook of Suicide and Attempted Suicide is the first book to bring together this expertise and translate it into practical guidelines for those responsible... more...

  • The Truth About Suicideby Donna Holland Barnes; Robert N. Golden; Fred. L. Peterson

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide kills more than 32,000 Americans each year, making it the 11th leading cause of death in the country. This work provides A-to-Z coverage of issues relating to suicidal behavior - from root causes and warning signs to related mental illness and suicide prevention. more...

  • The Institutional Context of Population Changeby Fred C. Pampel

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 67.00

    Despite having similar economies and political systems, high-income nations show persistent diversity. In this pioneering work, Fred C. Pampel looks at fertility, suicide, and homicide rates in eighteen high-income nations to show how they are affected by institutional structures. European nations, for example, offer universal public benefits for... more...

  • Suicide Assessment and Treatmentby Ph.D. Dana Alonzo; Ph.D. Robin E. Gearing

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 74.99

    Suicide is an event that cannot be ignored, minimized, or left untreated. However, all too often mental health professionals and health care practitioners are unprepared to treat suicidal clients. This text offers the latest guidance to frontline professionals who will likely encounter such clients throughout their careers, and to educators teaching... more...

  • Death, Dying and Bereavementby Cecilia Lai Wan Chan; Amy Yin Man Chow

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 40.00

    The intention of this volume is to consolidate and disseminate valuable practical wisdom with professionals in the local and international communities who serve Chinese patients and their family members. more...

  • Making an Exitby Sarah Murray

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    Thoughtful, amusing, and provocative, Making an Exit will transform the way you look at life's last passage. Because, as Murray discovers, death is, for many, not an ending but the start of something new. Author and journalist Sarah Murray never gave much thought to what might ultimately happen to her remains?that was, until her father died.... more...

  • On Suicideby Emile Durkheim; Richard Sennett; Robin Buss

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 14.65

    Emile Durkheim's On Suicide (1897) was a groundbreaking book in the field of sociology. Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension. He believed that if anything can explain how individuals relate to society, then it is suicide: Why does it happen?... more...

  • No Way to Behave at a Funeralby Noel Braun

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    This is the story of Noel who lost Maris, his beloved wife of 42 years, to suicide following years of struggling with depression. The abrupt ending of a life by suicide can be the most catastrophic of events for those left behind. Survivors experience intense pain and massive guilt. Grief banishes survivors to a place so removed from the normal hurly-burly... more...