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Elder suicide : research, theory, and treatment

Author: John L McIntosh
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Elder Suicide" helps clinicians, researchers, and educators understand the general and personal aspects of elder suicide. This volume synthesizes research findings, identifies gaps in our knowledge, and explores current controversies. /// Thoughtful theoretical discussions examine sociological, psychological, biological, and other theories of suicide. While emphasizing the cognitive-behavioral orientation, the book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elder suicide.
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1994
(DLC) 94004604
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John L McIntosh
ISBN: 1557982422 9781557982421
OCLC Number: 123568049
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 260 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Epidemiology - The Variety and Extent of Suicidal Behaviour in Older Adulthood; Theories of Suicide; Special High Risk Factors in Suicide Among Older Adults; Clinical Approaches to Depressed and Suicidal Elders; Suicide Assessment and Intervention With the Elderly; Prevention, Ethics and Unresolved Issues.
Other Titles: PsycBOOKS
Responsibility: John L. McIntosh [and others].

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Presents epidemiological trends and identifies special high-risk factors for suicide among elders. The book discusses sociological, psychological, biological and other theories of suicide. Stress is  Read more...

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