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Suicide

  • 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...

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Preventing Suicide Attemptsby Craig J. Bryan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Preventing Suicide Attempts consolidates the accumulated knowledge and efforts of leading suicide researchers, and describes how a common, cognitive behavioral model of suicide has resulted in 50% or greater reductions in suicide attempts across clinical settings. Simple and straightforward descriptions of these... more...

  • The Last and Greatest Battle: Finding the Will, Commitment, and Strategy to End Military Suicidesby John Bateson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Nearly every day an active-duty soldier in the United States military resorts to suicide, and nearly every hour a veteran does the same. In recent years the problem of military suicides has reached epidemic proportions, but it's all too easy for most of us to gloss over the headlines or tune out the details. In The Last and Greatest Battle--the... more...

  • Public Safety Suicideby Mary Van Haute; John M. Violanti

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book takes an individual human approach to the problem of suicide in public safety occupations. As a researcher in suicide, coauthor John Violanti relies heavily upon statistics to make the case for prevention. These worthwhile statistics help to form the big picture, but one must keep in mind that these are just statistics and not people. With... more...

  • Death and Religion in a Changing Worldby Kathleen Garces-Foley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This comprehensive study of the intersection of death and religion offers a unique look at how religious people approach death in the twenty-first century. Previous scholarship has largely focused on traditional beliefs and paid little attention to how religious traditions evolve in relation to their changing social context. Employing a sociological... more...

  • Regional Cultures and Mortality in Americaby Stephen J. Kunitz

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Examines how state government policies and their historic beginnings have present-day effects on their residents' political lives and on population health, especially for marginalized groups. more...

  • The Continuing Ripples of Living Beyond Suicideby Kaylene Donohue

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    Even today there remains a lot of stigma attached to suicide. But as tragic as the act itself may be, for every one person who commits suicide, there are many others left behind. The Continuing Ripples of Living Beyond Suicide tells the stories of people who have lost someone to suicide. Author Kaylene Donohue is all too familiar with this tragic phenomenon... more...

  • Suicide in Schoolsby Terri A. Erbacher; Jonathan B. Singer; Scott Poland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Suicide in Schools provides school-based professionals with practical, easy-to-use guidance on developing and implementing effective suicide prevention, assessment, intervention and postvention strategies. Utilizing a multi-level systems approach, this book includes step-by-step guidelines for developing crisis teams and prevention programs, assessing... more...