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  • Mirrors of Mortality (Routledge Revivals)by Joachim Whaley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1981, this reissue examines mankind?s preoccupation with death and mortality by isolating various societies in different periods of time. The authors examine not only the formal rituals associated with the last rite of passage, but also the social attitudes to death and dying which these rituals evidence. The essays establish that... more...

  • Todesthemen in der Psychotherapieby Ralf T. Vogel

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 26.99

    "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...

  • Der Tod als Erlösung vom Leidenby Gerrit Hohendorf

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 23.03

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Debatte um die Euthanasie seit dem 19. Jahrhundert und ihre Bedeutung für die aktuelle Diskussion um die Sterbehilfe. Ethische Fragen der Sterbehilfe und der Sterbebegleitung sind hochaktuell, aber nicht neu. Spätestens seit dem Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts wird über die Euthanasie, über einen durch den Arzt herbeigeführten guten... more...

  • Before We Say Goodbye: Preparing for a Good Deathby Ray Simpson

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    An inspiring but practical resource for preparing for one?s death, including moving stories, thought-provoking quotations and comforting prayers and hymns, as well as how to prepare a will and make funeral arrangements. more...

  • On Grief and Grievingby Elisabeth Kübler-Ross; David Kessler

    Scribner 2005; US$ 16.00

    Shortly before her death in 2004, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and David Kessler, her collaborator, completed the manuscript for this, her final book. On Grief and Grieving is a fitting completion to her work. Thirty-six years and sixteen books ago, Kübler-Ross's groundbreaking On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life. Now On... more...

  • Suicideby Emile Durkheim

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 110.00

    There would be no need for sociology if everyone understood the social frameworks within which we operate. That we do have a connection to the larger picture is largely thanks to the pioneering thinker Émile Durkheim. He recognized that, if anything can explain how we as individuals relate to society, then it is suicide: Why does it happen? What... more...

  • Quality of Mercyby Ross Anderson

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 20.90

    Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Irene Anderson was determined to die with dignity. 1071 days later, her husband Ross fulfilled her wish, helping her to end her life with total disregard for the criminal implications. more...

  • Out of Optionsby Kate Sofronoff; Len Dalgleish; Robert Kosky

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 92.00

    This book looks at suicidal and risk-taking behaviour. more...

  • Autopsy of a Suicidal Mindby Edwin S. Shneidman; Judy Collins

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 22.99

    Shneidman (U. of California at Los Angeles) examines the case of an individual suicide, bringing together interviews with his family and friends, involved professionals, and "consultations" with other psychiatrists specializing in suicide in order to conduct a post-mortem "autopsy" of the psychological state that led to the young man's death. Annot more...

  • Depression and Attempted Suicide in Adolescentsby Alan Carr

    Wiley 2009; US$ 27.95

    It aims to provide the practitioner with a description of depression, an explanation of factors that contribute to mood disorders and guidance on their assessment and treatment in adolescence. In addition, it aims to provide a framework for the assessment and management of adolescence that have threatened or attempted suicide. more...