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The Oxford handbook of suicide and self-injury

Author: Matthew Nock
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Oxford library of psychology.
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The most comprehensive handbook on suicide and self-injury to date, this volume is a must-read text for graduate students, fellows, academic and research psychologists, and other researchers working in the brain and behavioral sciences.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Nock
ISBN: 9780195388565 0195388569 9780190669386 0190669381
OCLC Number: 824670851
Description: xvi, 516 pages ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the handbook / Matthew K. Nock --
Part I. Classification of self-injurious behaviors : Classification of self-injurious behavior / Kelly Posner, Beth Brodsky, Kseniya Yershova, Jacqueline Buchanan, and John Mann --
Distinguishing between suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injury / Jennifer J. Muehlenkamp --
Should we expand the conceptualization of self-injurious behavior?: rationale, review and recommendations / Jill M. Hooley and Sarah A. St. Germain --
Part II. Phenomenology and epidemiology : Suicidal behaviors among children and adolescents / Christianne Esposito-Smythers, Julie Weismoore, Rupa P. Zimmermann, and Anthony Spirito --
Suicidal behaviors among adults / Eve K. Mościcki --
Person-centered prevention of suicide among older adults / Paul R. Duberstein and Marnin J. Heisel --
Nonsuicidal self-injury across the lifespan / Janis Whitlock and Matthew Selekman --
Part III. Approaches to understanding self-injurious behaviors : Genetic and neurobiological approaches to understanding suicidal behaviors / Laura M. Fiori, Carl Ernst, and Gustavo Turecki --
Developmental approaches to understanding suicidal and self-injurious behaviors / Sheila E. Crowell, Christina M. Derbidge, and Theodore P. Beauchaine --
Social and ecological approaches to suicidal behaviors and nonsuicidal self-injury / Nicole Heilbron, Joseph C. Franklin, John D. Guerry, and Mitchell J. Prinstein --
Cognitive and information processing approaches to understanding suicidal behaviors / Amy Wenzel and Megan Spokas --
Psychodynamics of suicide / Mark J. Goldblatt --
Racial/ethnic, spiritual/religious, and sexual orientation influences on suicidal behaviors / Regina M. Sherman, Barbara D'Orio, Miesha N. Rhodes, Stephanie Gantt Johnson, and Nadine J. Kaslow --
Comprehensive theories of suicidal behaviors / Edward A. Selby, Thomas E. Joiner Jr., and Jessica D. Ribeiro --
Comprehensive theoretical models of nonsuicidal self-injury / Colleen M. Jacobson and Kristen Batejan --
Part IV. Assessment : Core competencies, warning signs and a framework for suicide risk assessment in clinical practice / M. David Rudd --
Assessment of non-suicidal self-injury / E. David Klonsky and Stephen P. Lewis --
Part V. Prevention and intervention : Prevention of suicidal behaviors / José M. Bertolote --
Psychological treatment of suicidal behaviors / Erin F. Ward-Ciesielski and Marsha M. Linehan --
The pharmacologic treatment of suicidal patients / Jan Fawcett and Katie A. Busch --
Prevention of non-suicidal self-injury / Nancy L. Heath, Jessica R. Toste, and Shannon-Dell MacPhee --
Psychological treatments for non-suicidal self-injury / Barbara Stanley, Virginia Fineran, and Beth Brodsky --
Pharmacologic treatment of nonsuicidal self-injury / Paul L. Plener and Gerhard Libal --
Part VI. Special issues : Overlap between suicidal behavior and interpersonal violence / Marc Hillbrand --
Suicide terrorism / Ellen Townsend --
Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia / Agnes van der Heide --
Survivors of suicide / Holly Parker --
Conclusion to the handbook / Matthew K. Nock.
Series Title: Oxford library of psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew K. Nock.
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