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Suicide

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  • Modern Deathby Haider Warraich

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2018; US$ 11.99

    There is nothing more certain in life than death. But the mechanics and our understanding of dying have changed drastically: scientific advances have dramatically increased life expectancy, leading many of us to become detached from the reality of being mortal. In Modern Death, Warraich explores the process, rituals and language of dying, and reveals... more...

  • A Clear Blue Sky: A remarkable memoir about family, loss and the will to overcomeby Jonny Bairstow

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 17.89

    An emotionally rich, moving and nuanced memoir from the Yorkshire and England wicketkeeper. more...

  • Homeward Boundby Amy Ziettlow; Naomi Cahn

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Homeward Bound draws on qualitative interviews with family caregivers to explore how the legal frameworks that define the elder care, burial, and wealth transfer process are understood, accessed, ignored, or fall short. It pays close attention to the ways a family's internal norms and structure define these experiences and their relationship to the... more...

  • Quality of Mercyby Ross Anderson

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 20.90

    Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Irene Anderson was determined to die with dignity. 1071 days later, her husband Ross fulfilled her wish, helping her to end her life with total disregard for the criminal implications. more...

  • Out of Optionsby Kate Sofronoff; Len Dalgleish; Robert Kosky

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 88.00

    This book looks at suicidal and risk-taking behaviour. more...

  • Morality, Mortalityby F. M. Kamm

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 69.99

    Why is death bad for us, even on the assumption that it involves the absence of experience? Is it worse for us than prenatal nonexistence? Kamm begins by considering these questions, critically examining some answers other philosophers have given. She explores in detail suggestions based on our greater concern over the loss of future versus past... more...

  • Depression and Attempted Suicide in Adolescentsby Alan Carr

    Wiley 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    It aims to provide the practitioner with a description of depression, an explanation of factors that contribute to mood disorders and guidance on their assessment and treatment in adolescence. In addition, it aims to provide a framework for the assessment and management of adolescence that have threatened or attempted suicide. more...

  • Suicide - The Ultimate Rejection?by Colin Pritchard

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00

    An interdisciplinary text based on the author's experience as a practising psychiatric social worker and social researcher. This book provides an analysis of research on suicide, exploring possible 'causes' and how best to intervene, and makes the case for a science based practice 'art'. International rates of suicide are also examined. more...

  • The Dead Beatby Marilyn Johnson

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.46

    Marilyn Johnson was enthralled by the remarkable lives that were marching out of this world—so she sought out the best obits in the English language and the people who spent their lives writing about the dead. She surveyed the darkest corners of Internet chat rooms, and made a pilgrimage to London to savor the most caustic and literate obits of all.... more...

  • The Inner World of a Suicidal Youthby Millie Osborne

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    A suicidal girl's diary, discovered after her death, gives gripping insight into why her self-esteem and will to live eroded, how she became a "pretender" to evade help, and - with narrative and comments from a psychiatrist included in this book - shows what this tragedy can teach us about better prevention and treatment strategies needed. more...