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  • Subtle Suicideby Michael A. Church; Charles I. Brooks

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 56.00

    Over their extensive careers, psychotherapists Michael Church and Charles Brooks have developed the concept of ?subtle suicide,? a development of risky behavior where the subject does not care if he/she lives or dies. Now, in this urgent and informative new work, Church and Brooks present their findings on a condition that is often misdiagnosed as... more...

  • The Psychology of Death in Fantasy and Historyby Jerry Piven

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 151.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 95.00

    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$ 25.00

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

  • Guide to the Qualitative Scoring System for the Modified Version of the Bender-Gestalt Testby Gary G. Brannigan; Nancy A. Brunner

    Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 27.95

    With increased interest in predicting and ultimately preventing academic failure in children comes the need for effective preschool and primary school assessment. The first step in developing an effective assessment program is to select tests that will yield data needed for individual decision making. One factor that has been shown to contribute to... more...

  • Healing After the Suicide of a Loved Oneby Ann Smolin

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 15.00

    Too often people suffering the aftermath of a suicide suffer alone. As the survivor of a person who has ended his or her own life, you are left a painful legacy -- and not one that you chose. Healing After the Suicide of a Loved One will help you take the first steps toward healing. While each individual becomes a suicide survivor in his or her own... more...

  • Half in Loveby Linda Gray Sexton

    Counterpoint 2011; US$ 25.00

    After the agony of witnessing her mother?s multiple—and ultimately successful—suicide attempts, Linda Gray Sexton, daughter of the acclaimed poet Anne Sexton, struggles with an engulfing undertow of depression. Here, with powerful, unsparing prose, Sexton conveys her urgent need to escape the legacy of suicide that consumed her family—a topic rarely... more...