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Suicide prevention : resources for the new millennium

Author: David Lester
Publisher: Brunner-Routledge ; Philadelphia, ©2001.
Series: Series in death, dying, and bereavement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents an evaluation of the past, presentt, and future of suicidal behavior and efforts to prevent or facilitate suicide. Authors from varying disciplines of psychology, sociology, and psychiatry  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Lester
ISBN: 0876309872 9780876309872
OCLC Number: 301637817
Description: xiv, 321 p.
Contents: Part I: Understanding Suicide. Lester, The Epidemiology of Suicide. S. Stack, Sociological Research into Suicide. Rogers, Psychological Research into Suicide. van Praag, Suicide and Aggression. Part II: Approaches to Preventing Suicide. Potter, Public Health and Suicide Prevention. Bonner, Moving Suicide Risk Assessment into the Next Millennium. Roy, Psychiatric Treatment in Suicide Prevention. Ellis, Psychotherapy with Suicidal Individuals. Mishara, Daigle, Helplines and Crisis Intervention Services. Rutz, The Role of Primary Physicians in Preventing Suicide. Faberow, Helping Suicide Survivors. A. Leenaars, Suicide Prevention in Schools. Part III: Organizations. Wallace, The Origin of Suicide Prevention in the United States. Berman, Lindahl, The American Association of Suicidology. V. Scott, Crisis Services: Befrienders International. Bezenton, Crisis Services: The International Federation of Telephonic Emergency Services. Dominish, Lifelines International and Suicide. F. Girsh, Right-to-DIe Organizations; The Hemlock Society. Bonacci, Right-to-Die Organizations; The Power of Hope and the Freedon to Choose Assisted Dying. Goldney, Farberow, Retterstol, The International Association for Suicide Prevention. De Leo, Schmidtke, The International Academy for Suicide Research.
Series Title: Series in death, dying, and bereavement.
Responsibility: edited by David Lester.


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