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  • 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 – 2015-12-31 
    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
    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 – 2015-08-14

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lifes Preservative Against Self-Killing (Psychology Revivals)

    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
    Psychology Revivals

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Preventing Suicide Attempts

    A Guide to Brief Treatments Across Clinical Settings

    Edited by Craig J. Bryan

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Preventing Suicide Attempts consolidates the accumulated knowledge and efforts of leading suicide researchers, and describes how a common, cognitive behavioral model of suicide has resulted in 50% or greater reductions in suicide attempts across clinical settings.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-17
    Clinical Topics in Psychology and Psychiatry

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04

  • Losing a Parent to Suicide

    Using Lived Experiences to Inform Bereavement Counseling

    By Marty Loy, Amy Boelk

    The suicide of a parent has life-long consequences; few more traumatic scenarios exist, and counselors often struggle for ways to help clients deal with its effects. Few understand the pain and life-altering effects of these tragedies better than children who have experienced the suicide of a…

    Paperback – 2013-10-01

  • A Special Scar

    The experiences of people bereaved by suicide

    By Alison Wertheimer

    Every 85 minutes someone in the UK takes their own life and the suicide rate is currently the highest since 2004. Society often reacts with unease, fear and even disapproval but what happens to those bereaved by a self-inflicted death? The reasons leading someone to take their own life are complex…

    Paperback – 2013-07-15
    Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

  • Cognitive Behavioural Prevention of Suicide in Psychosis

    A treatment manual

    By Nicholas Tarrier, Patricia Gooding, Daniel Pratt, James Kelly, Yvonne Awenat, Janet Maxwell

    This practical and informative text lays out the product of a number of years of clinical research into suicide behaviour and its prevention. While the focus is on non-affective psychosis and the schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, the mechanisms underlying suicide behaviour in this group may well…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14

  • Suicide and Justice

    A Chinese Perspective

    By Fei Wu

    Sociological and psychiatric studies on suicide based on Western ideas about human nature see suicide as social or individual disorder. Suicide in China, however, should be understood differently. By analyzing 30 cases, Wu Fei studies the dynamics of suicide in terms of family politics and local…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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