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  • Suicide - The Ultimate Rejection?by Colin Pritchard

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00

    An interdisciplinary text based on the author's experience as a practising psychiatric social worker and social researcher. This book provides an analysis of research on suicide, exploring possible 'causes' and how best to intervene, and makes the case for a science based practice 'art'. International rates of suicide are also examined. more...

  • The Dead Beatby Marilyn Johnson

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Marilyn Johnson was enthralled by the remarkable lives that were marching out of this world?so she sought out the best obits in the English language and the people who spent their lives writing about the dead. She surveyed the darkest corners of Internet chat rooms, and made a pilgrimage to London to savor the most caustic and literate obits of all.... more...

  • The Inner World of a Suicidal Youthby Millie Osborne

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    A suicidal girl's diary, discovered after her death, gives gripping insight into why her self-esteem and will to live eroded, how she became a "pretender" to evade help, and - with narrative and comments from a psychiatrist included in this book - shows what this tragedy can teach us about better prevention and treatment strategies needed. more...

  • Eight Stories Upby DeQuincy Lezine; David Brent

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 8.99

    Foreword. Preface. One: Crisis. Walking into Madness. A Colossal Wave of Despair. Death on the Mind. The Jump. Saying Goodbye. One of Many in a Desolate Club. Mourning the Thousands. Two: The Background Story. Intelligent and Spirited Child Meets Urban Black World. Turbulent Beginnings. The Hidden Background Story: Biology and Genetics. "Escape"... more...

  • Dying, Death, and Bereavementby Inge Corless; Barbara B. Germino; Mary A. Pittman

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 30.00

    In this multidisciplinary guide on the important issues surrounding dying and bereavement in today's health care and social environment, the contributions examine the issues of death and dying as a continuum, from death education and care of the dying to grief and bereavement. Features Include:.: Personal stories introducing each section.; New... more...

  • The Seven T'sby Judy Collins

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 14.95

    Beloved singer-songwriter Judy Collins draws on her personal experience with her son's suicide to guide readers through grieving the loss of a loved one who has died under tragic circumstances. The death of a loved one is always painful and the grieving process complex and profound. Yet when the loss occurs under tragic circumstances, there is a... more...

  • Touched by Suicideby Michael F. Myers; Carla Fine

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 18.00

    Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved one?s death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affected?directly or indirectly?by this tragedy each year. And it sends us on a lifelong search for answers, both to the practical questions and the deepest question of all: Why?... more...

  • Prayers for Bobbyby Leroy Aarons

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    Bobby Griffith was an all-American boy ...and he was gay. Faced with an irresolvable conflict-for both his family and his religion taught him that being gay was "wrong"-Bobby chose to take his own life. Prayers for Bobby , nominated for a 1996 Lambda Literary Award, is the story of the emotional journey that led Bobby to this tragic conclusion. But... more...

  • Morbid Curiosityby Alan W. Petrucelli

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 13.95

    "It's shocking and sinful, and I couldn't put it down!" -Joan Rivers The strange, startling, and utterly fascinating stories behind the world's most notorious celebrity deaths. Was Jayne Mansfield really decapitated? Which manly appendage of Napoleon's was cut off during his autopsy? (And where did it go?) What went to the grave... more...

  • The Philosophy of Deathby Steven Luper

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    A lively and engaging discussion about the nature of death and the permissibility or otherwise of killing. more...