Suicide in Adults Products

  • Suicide by Cop

    Committing Suicide by Provoking Police to Shoot You

    By Mark Lindsay, David Lester, PhD.

    This book examines what we know about the phenomenon of suicide by cop and places this behavior in a broader context. For example, some murder victims (perhaps as many as a quarter) provoke the murderer, to some extent, into killing them-so-called victim-precipitated homicide. In some cases, it has…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Helping the Suicidal Person

    Tips and Techniques for Professionals

    By Stacey Freedenthal

    Helping the Suicidal Person provides a highly practical toolbox for mental health professionals. The book first covers the need for professionals to examine their own personal experiences and fears around suicide, moves into essential areas of risk assessment, safety planning, and treatment…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Police Suicide

    Risk Factors and Intervention Measures

    By Richard Armitage

    This text makes a primary and informed contribution to a subject that is under-researched in the UK — the suicide of those who work in the UK police service — by offering an analysis of UK case studies of officers and staff who have either completed suicide or experienced suicide ideation, and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Working in the Dark

    Understanding the pre-suicide state of mind

    By Donald Campbell, Rob Hale

    Working in the Dark focuses on the authors’ understanding of an individual’s pre-suicide state of mind, based on their work with many suicidal individuals, with special attention to those who attempted suicide while in treatment. The book explores how to listen to a suicidal individual’s history,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise

    Edited by Andrew Hill

    Perfectionism has been found to play an important yet complex role in sport, dance and exercise. This collection provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of theory, measurement, research findings, and practitioner issues associated with perfectionism, providing readers with insights…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Clinical Suicide Research

    Edited by John R. Cutcliffe, José Santos, Paul S. Links, Juveria Zaheer, Henry G. Harder, Frank Campbell, Rod McCormick, Kari Harder, Yvonne Bergmans, Rahel Eynan

    Suicide remains one of the most pressing public health concerns across the world. Expensive in terms of the human cost and associated suffering, the economic costs, the social costs and the spiritual costs, it affects millions of people every year. This important reference work collects together a…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Culture and Self-Harm

    Attempted Suicide in South Asians in London

    By Dinesh Bhugra

    Attempted suicide is a matter of serious public health concern. Culture and Self-Harm considers the factors that may contribute to this increased rate of self-harm and suicide among south Asians in London, which cannot be blamed on migration alone. Cultural pressures that dictate the way stress is…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Psychology Press

  • The Prevention of Suicide in Prison

    Cognitive behavioural approaches

    Edited by Daniel Pratt

    Suicide is considered to be the leading cause of preventable death in prisons. While there is increasingly expansive literature examining the various risk factors associated with a likelihood of eventual prison suicide, so far this has struggled to lead to successful prevention programmes. An…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Advances in Mental Health Research

  • Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge

  • Grief After Suicide

    Understanding the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors

    Edited by John R. Jordan, John L. McIntosh

    here are over 38,000 suicide deaths each year in the United States alone, and the numbers in other countries suggest that suicide is a major public health problem around the world. A suicide leaves behind more victims than just the individual, as family, friends, co-workers, and the community…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Suicide Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Frederick T.L. Leong, Mark M. Leach

    Suicide is increasingly understood and predicted as an intersection of biological, psychological, cognitive, and sociocultural factors. We have some basic knowledge of these factors and how they interact, but presently we know very little about how culture can play a role as a variable that…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Lifes Preservative Against Self-Killing

    By John Sym

    Edited by Michael MacDonald

    This book, first published in 1637, was the first full-length treatise on suicide published in English. Originally published in 1988 as part of the Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry series, the introduction by Michael MacDonald places the book in the context of attitudes to suicide in…

    Paperback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

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