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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
A mention of mummification immediately brings to mind the ancient Egyptians--but the Roman Catholic Church has long used the practice to preserve notable members of its faith. In Italy alone, more than 300 preserved bodies appear on display in churches and cathedrals--the mummified remains of saints, priests, martyrs, and other high-ranking Roman Catholic... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99
This book explores several topics pertaining to suicide and deliberate self-harm in the corrections setting, including who tends to commit these acts; where, when, and how these incidents occur; screening mechanisms; the role of environmental stimuli in facilitating or preventing acts of self harm; interpersonal relations among inmates and between... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 49.95
This book will further stimulate interest and discussion of the telephone and the Internet as a mode of treatment. In this extensively revised third edition, a practical framework for providing immediate problem-solving assistance by telephone to persons in crisis is provided. Several new chapters have been added and several chapters have been updated... more...
- Penguin Random House Australia 2013; US$ 13.81
A fascinating exploration of the universal human experience of death. We sat around and on the bed, laughing and joking as if this was a typical family gathering. The shrunken form of our dying grandmother lay on the bed, breathing fast and shallow, her once-bright eyes half closed and sunken in their sockets. To some it might have seemed disrespectful... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00
The internet, smartphones, computer self-help programmes and other technological advances are the new frontiers of suicide prevention, with organisations around the world rapidly expanding these services. This book provides a critical overview of new technologies in suicide prevention and presents promising practices and future perspectives. more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 24.59
"Tod und Sterben" ist in Psychotherapien und Beratungen ein wichtiges Thema. Dieses Handbuch liefert Therapeuten und Angehörigen verwandter Berufsgruppen zahlreiche Anregungen und Materialien zur eigenen Auseinandersetzung mit den entsprechenden Fragestellungen sowie zur praktischen Arbeit mit ihren Patienten. In einem gesonderten Kapitel... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 54.99
Several years ago in Rajasthan, an eighteen-year-old woman was burned on her husband's funeral pyre and thus became sati . Before ascending the pyre, she was expected to deliver both blessings and curses: blessings to guard her family and clan for many generations, and curses to prevent anyone from thwarting her desire to die. Sati also means blessing... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 0.00
What is it like to have someone die in your arms? Can we return from the dead? And why has nobody heard of therapeutic hypothermia? Forced to come to terms with doctors pronouncing her husband ?clinically dead?, Alexandra Zelman-Doring embarks on an exploration of what death means to us and how we might face it. Initally she is overwhelmed by the... more...