|Author:||William Feigelman, John Jordan , Beverly Feigelman , John Macintosh|
This book fills a critical gap in our scientific understanding of the grief response of parents who have lost a child to traumatic death and the psychotherapeutic strategies that best facilitate healing. It is based on the results of the largest study ever conducted of parents surviving a child's traumatic death or suicide. T... read more
|Series:||Counselling in Practice Series|
Counselling Suicidal Clients addresses the important professional considerations when working with clients who are suicidal. The 'bigger picture', including legal and ethical considerations and organisational policy and procedures is explored, as is to how practitioners can work with the dynamics of suicide potential in the t... read more
|Author:||Miller, Rathus & Marsha Linehan|
|Author:||Alan L. Berman, David A Jobes & Morton M Silverman|
For the past decade, Adolescent Suicide: Assessment and Intervention has been recognized as the best and most authoritative text on this most tragic of subjects. This long-awaited second edition incorporates almost 15 years of new research and critical thinking about clinical assessment and intervention in addition to an expa... read more
|Author:||M David Rudd, Thomas Joiner and M Hasan Rajab|
This manual provides an empirically supported approach to treating suicidality that is specifically tailored to today's managed care environment. Structured yet flexible, the model is fully compatible with current best practice standards.
The authors establish the empirical and theoretical foundations for time-limit... read more
This practical book also explores the reasons why teens may want to take their own life, offers advice on the warning signs, explains when and how to seek help, and encourages teens to get their schools and local communities involved in suicide awareness and prevention. An intelligent and insightful volume, it acknowledges th... read more
Written by front line professionals in the fields of nursing, mental health, prison services and the law, this text is an essential companion to the government's new suicide prevention strategy. The contributors offer a wealth of practical guidance on issues such as risk assessment and management in a range of settings, polic... read more
|Author:||Michael F. Myers|
The author of No Time to Say Goodbye and a leading clinician draws on original research to provide compassionate advice for readers affected by suicide, addressing a wide range of questions including the possible genetic tendency toward suicide, the relationship between suicide and depression, and the role of medication in pr... read more
|Author:||DeQuincy A. Lezine|
|Series:||Adolescent Mental Health Initiative|
This is a book for adolescents who have contemplated suicide, or who may be at risk for doing so As a teenager, author DeQuincy Lezine was one of the many young people each year who attempt suicide. Instead, he sought psychiatric help and went on to found the first ever campus-based chapter of the Suicide Prevention Action N... read more
This new edition of A Special Scar looks in detail at the stigma surrounding suicide and offers practical help for survivors, relatives and friends of people who have taken their own life. Incorporating the latest research findings, and new material on counselling and groupwork with survivors of suicide, it will continue ... read more
Suicide has been part of human life since the dawn of time, but has never been so widely and openly discussed as it is today. With the ongoing debate about the rights of the terminally ill to end their own lives, the phenomenon of Internet sites dedicated to advice on how to end your life, and the craze for mass suicides amon... read more
It is not easy to understand why people kill themselves. This book examines this subject.
|Author:||Susan Rose Blauner|
The statistics on suicide are staggering. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 1997 in the USA more teenagers and young adults died from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza and chronic lung disease combined. It is also an international epidemi... read more
|Author:||Thomas E. Ellis|
Over 95% of those who commit suicide suffer from treatable psychiatric problems. This is a self-help guide for those considering suicide and their families. It uses cognitive therapy techniques to help readers control their suicidal moods, and suggests ways of replacing negative beliefs. The authors also provide assessment to... read more
The aim here is not to attempt any generalisations from individual, personal experience but rather to contribute the author's story to the meagre body of first-person data currently found in suicidology. A second purpose is to use the author's story to draw attention to some serious shortcomings in suicidology.
An optimistic and whimsical story of three unexpected characters. These wondering blobs of ink adventure out into the world beyond their well taking the form of fairy-like wraiths who change colour at whim.
Out to ancient gloomy stone edifices with rooms which surprisingly are redolent of Parcell's Great Aunt... read more