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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
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...
- Michelle Anderson Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Let's Talk About It is the essential book on death and dying to transform the way we die. Leas unique and innovative approach educates us on: finding the courage to face our fear of death; empowerment for making conscious choices; creating a care team of family and friends to support real connection; and the true value of communication through... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
The statistics on suicide are staggering. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 1997 in the USA more teenagers and young adults died from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza and chronic lung disease combined. It is also an international epidemic. Susan Blauner is the... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 22.53
Aktive Sterbehilfe als Ausdruck gläubigen Vertrauens? Die großen Kirchen in Deutschland sind sich in ihrer strikten Ablehnung einer Liberalisierung der Sterbehilfe einig. Umso augenfälliger ist es, dass diese Position von vielen Christen und von anderen Volkskirchen in Europa nicht geteilt wird. Diskutiert wird über das umstrittene Vorbild anderer... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00
Although today in France church attendance is minimal, when death occurs many families still cling to religious rites. In exploring this common reaction to one of the most painful aspects of existence, Thomas Kselman turns to nineteenth-century French beliefs about death and the afterlife not only to show how deeply rooted the cult of the dead is... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 54.95
In this exceptional new sixth edition, the author has retained the practical framework for offering immediate problem-solving assistance to persons in crisis. Therefore, the goal of this updated and expanded edition is to provide knowledge and methods applicable to particular crisis circumstances. Specific topics include: core concepts that are fundamental... more...
- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95
The goal of this book is to explore the phenomenon of suicide, focusing on males who are at a greater risk than females. Scholars and mental health professionals continue to have the tendency to ignore men and focus instead on the more narrow demographic groups. Attention is drawn to the lack of help-seeking behavior exhibited by men as well as the... more...