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  • 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$ 50.95

    This book evaluates practical applications of clinical research into suicide behaviour and its prevention, describing methods of assessment, and a cognitive behavioural intervention through case studies. more...

  • How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Meby Susan Rose Blauner

    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...

  • Suicide: A Global Issue [2 volumes]by

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 110.00

    Intended for the general reader, this masterful compilation probes the psychology of suicide, revealing the latest research and spotlighting global efforts to reduce the million suicide deaths each year. more...

  • The Savage Godby Al Alvarez

    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...

  • Sterbehilfeby Michael Frieß

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 23.13

    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...

  • 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$ 46.00

    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...

  • 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$ 8.99

    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... more...