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  • Death and the Rock Starby Dr Barbara Lebrun; Dr Catherine Strong; Professor Derek B Scott; Professor Stan Hawkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The untimely deaths of Amy Winehouse (2011) and Whitney Houston (2012), and the ?resurrection? of Tupac Shakur for a performance at the Coachella music festival in April 2012, have focused the media spotlight on the relationship between popular music, fame and death. If the phrase ?sex, drugs and rock?n?roll? ever qualified a lifestyle, it has left... more...

  • Death, Dying and Bereavement in a Changing Worldby Alan R Kemp

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    This title takes a comprehensive approach, exploring the physical, social, psychological, and spiritual dimensions of death, dying, and bereavement.Through personal stories from real people, Death, Dying, and Bereavement provides readers with a context for understanding their changing encounters with such difficult concepts. more...

  • Farewell to the Worldby Marzio Barbagli

    Wiley 2015; US$ 74.95

    What drives a person to take his or her own life? Why would an individual be willing to strap a bomb to himself and walk into a crowded marketplace, blowing himself up at the same time as he kills and maims the people around him? Does suicide or ‘voluntary death’ have the same meaning today as it had in earlier centuries, and does it have... more...

  • Standing on My Brother's Shouldersby Tara J Lal

    Watkins Media 2015; US$ 8.99

    A suicide loss survivor tells her story. Tara Lal?s childhood was battered by her father?s mental illness and by her mother?s death when she was thirteen. Caught up in grief and despair, she developed a deep, caring bond with her charismatic and kind older brother Adam, though he struggled silently with growing anxiety and depression. Four years after... more...

  • The Prevention of Suicide in Prisonby Daniel Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • The Blue Zones Solution: by Dan Buettner | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Reviewby Eureka Books

    iDreamBooks Inc 2015; US$ 2.99

    The Blue Zones Solution: by Dan Buettner | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner expands on research into the regions of the world where residents are more likely to live to the age of 100 and beyond, the Blue Zones? This companion to The Blue Zones Solution includes: Overview of the book Important People... 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. Clinicians and mindfulness teachers are presented with a comprehensive framework 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...

  • Kenneth Grahameby Alison Prince

    Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 21.86

    <p><b>The Wind in the Willows</b> needs no introduction - children have enjoyed the exploits of its characters for generations. Few would guess that its author, Kenneth Grahame, was a tortured soul. Marriage to the predatory Elspeth Thomson, when both seemed destined for the single life, was a shared fantasy of invented truth. Out... 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...