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Suicide

  • The Prevention of Suicide in Prisonby Daniel Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Suicide is considered to be the leading cause of preventable death in prisons. While there is increasingly expansive literature examining the various risk factors associated with a likelihood of eventual prison suicide, so far this has struggled to lead to successful prevention programmes. An alternative approach is needed that seeks to understand,... more...

  • Mindfulness and the Transformation of Despairby J. Mark G. Williams; Melanie Fennell; Thorsten Barnhofer; Rebecca Crane; Sarah Silverton

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 45.00

    Grounded in extensive research and clinical experience, this book describes how to adapt mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) for participants who struggle with recurrent suicidal thoughts and impulses. Relevant to all mindfulness teachers, a comprehensive framework is presented for understanding suicidality and its underlying vulnerabilities.... more...

  • Dying: A Social Perspective on the End of Lifeby Assoc Prof Alex Broom

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    An inevitable and universal experience, dying is experienced by individuals in different ways, often related to the character of our relationships, family structures, gender identities, cultural backgrounds, and economic means. Drawing on extensive qualitative fieldwork with patients, carers and health professionals in Australia and the United Kingdom,... more...

  • Death, Society, and Human Experienceby Robert J. Kastenbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 152.95

    Providing an understanding of the relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society. This book is intended to contribute to your understanding of your relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society. Kastenbaum shows how individual and societal attitudes influence both how and when we die and how we... more...

  • Suicide Postvention in the Department of Defenseby Rajeev Ramchand; Lynsay Ayer; Gail Fisher; Karen Chan Osilla; Dionne Barnes-Proby; Samuel Wertheimer

    RAND Corporation 2015; US$ 9.95

    A review of the scientific evidence on suicide postvention (organizational responses to prevent additional suicides and help loss survivors cope), guidance for other types of organizations, and the perspectives of the family and friends of service members who have died by suicide provide insights that may help the U.S. Department of Defense formulate... more...

  • Suicidologíaby Álvaro Valdivia Pareja

    Editorial UPC 2015; US$ 10.00

    En esta obra, Álvaro Valdivia Pareja acerca al lector a esta disciplina sobre la cual aún no se ha profundizado en América Latina. Esta obra se dirige a una variedad amplia de lectores: desde sobrevivientes de suicidio y/o aquellas personas que han experimentado el suicidio de alguna persona cercana hasta profesionales en salud mental, médicos, asistentes... more...

  • Suicideby Derek Beattie; Dr Patrick Devitt

    Liberties Press 2015; US$ 5.82

    When is it okay for a person to kill themself? How have ideas about this changed over time, and how do they differ across cultures? How do Ireland?s suicide rates, especially among its young men, compare to rates in other countries in Europe and beyond? Are we obsessed today with the idea of suicide? Is it possible to prevent suicide – and, if... more...

  • Dickens and the Business of Deathby Claire Wood

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00

    First ever full-length study exploring how Dickens's fiction engaged with, responded to and even exploited Victorian attitudes to death. more...

  • Memorializing Animals during the Romantic Periodby Chase Pielak

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    In his study of the presence of animals in early nineteenth-century works by Charles and Mary Lamb, John Clare, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Lord Byron, Chase Pielak observes that images of dead and deadly animals coincided with questions about what constitutes human life and its boundaries. He argues that each author uses language... more...

  • Le Livre de la pitié et de la mortby Pierre Loti; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Je voudrais connaître une langue à part, dans laquelle pourraient s'écrire les visions de mes sommeils. Quand j'essaie avec les mots ordinaires, je n'arrive qu'à construire une sorte de récit gauche et lourd, à travers lequel ceux qui me lisent ne doivent assurément rien voir ; moi seul, je puis distinguer encore, derrière l'à peu près... more...