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  • 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...

  • Suicidal Behaviourby Updesh Kumar; Manas K Mandal

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 39.95

    Suicidal Behaviour: Assessment of People-at-Risk provides a psychometric analysis of various aspects associated with suicidal risk assessment to understand the suicidal personality and predict suicidal behaviour. It includes articles by experts in the field covering suicide research carried out globally. The collection is divided into two sections—the... more...

  • Subtle Suicide: Our Silent Epidemic of Ambivalence About Livingby Michael Church; Charles Brooks

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 44.00

    This volume offers a description and analysis of subtle suicide?a psychological condition whose victims don't care if they live or die, and thus act in self-defeating, self-damaging ways. more...

  • Cause of Deathby Jack Mingo; Erin Barrett; Lucy Autrey Wilson

    Pocket Books 2009; US$ 15.00

    FACE IT. WE CAN GO ANYTIME. BUT IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS! Death becomes you, and it's just another fact of life explored in Cause of Death, a revealing abundance of startling data, false perceptions, bizarre fallacies, and some totally unexpected statistics about how, why, when, and where we all bite the dust, check out, buy the farm, kick... more...

  • The Psychology of Death in Fantasy and Historyby Jerry Piven

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 119.00

    This volume investigates the impact of death consideration on such phenomena as Buddhist cosmology, the poetry of Rilke, cults and apocalyptic dreams, Japanese mythology, creativity, and even psychotherapy. Death is seen as a critical motivation for the genesis of artistic creations and monuments, of belief systems, fantasies, delusions and numerous... more...

  • Deadhouseby John Temple

    University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 22.00

    See the author's Web site. Deadhouse: Life in a Coroner's Office chronicles the exploits of a diverse team of investigators at a coroner's office in Pittsburgh. Ed Strimlan is a doctor who never got to practice medicine. Instead he discovers how people died. Mike Chichwak is a stolid ex-paramedic, respected around the office for his compassion... more...

  • The Understanding Your Grief Support Group Guideby Alan D. Wolfelt

    Companion Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    This guide to facilitating support groups offers bereavement caregivers practical strategies for creating and maintaining a productive environment for mourners. Logistical considerations such as setting up and publicizing a new group are discussed, as is the importance of prescreening new members. Tips for creating a set of ground rules are provided,... more...

  • Long for This Worldby Jonathan Weiner

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99

    ?[A] searching and surprisingly witty look at the scientific odds against tomorrow.? ?Timothy Ferris Jonathan Weiner?winner of the   Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and one of the most distinguished popular science writers in America?examines ?the strange science of immortality?... more...

  • Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernismby Tammy Clewell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism  traces the emergence of a fundamentally new way of writing about individual and collective mourning, demonstrating how a refusal of consolation and closure succeeds in promoting a progressive cultural politics crucial for reimaging gender, racial, and sexual subjects. more...

  • Death and Mortality in Contemporary Philosophyby Bernard N. Schumacher; Michael J. Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    This book provides a critical analysis of the philosophy of human death. more...