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Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Sucide for the Dying
Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Sucide for the Dying
by Derek Humphry
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The phenomenal "New York Times" bestseller that has the world talking--a practical guide for the terminally ill to dying with dignity through assisted suicide. Finally available in paperback, this considerate book is for mature adults who are considering... (read more)

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Eight Stories Up: An Adolescent Chooses Hope Over Suicide (Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)
Eight Stories Up: An Adolescent Chooses Hope Over Suicide (Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)
by Adolescent Mental He
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As a teenager, DeQuincy Lezine nearly ended his own life, believing it was the only way to escape the emotional pain that was overwhelming him. Instead, Lezine was able to find expert psychiatric care, and went on to found the first university campus... (read more)

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Touched By Suicide: Hope and Healing After Loss (06 Edition)
Touched By Suicide: Hope and Healing After Loss (06 Edition)
by Michael F. Myers
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Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved one’s death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affected—directly or indirectly—by this tragedy each year... (read more)

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Suicidal Mind (96 Edition)
Suicidal Mind (96 Edition)
by Edwin S. Shneidman
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Suicide haunts our literature and our culture, claiming the lives of ordinary people and celebrities alike. It is now the third leading cause of death for fifteen- to twenty-four-year-olds in the United States, raising alarms across the nation about the... (read more)

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The Suicide Index: Putting My Father's Death in Order
The Suicide Index: Putting My Father's Death in Order
by Joan Wickersham
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When you kill yourself, you kill every memory everyone has of you. Youre saying "Im gone and you cant even be sure who it is thats gone, because you never knew me." Sixteen years ago, Joan Wickershams father shot himself in the head. The father she... (read more)

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Savage God : a Study of Suicide (71 Edition)
Savage God : a Study of Suicide (71 Edition)
by A. Alvarez
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"Suicide," writes the notes English poet and critic A. Alvarez, "has permeated Western culture like a dye that cannot be washed out." Although the aims of this compelling, compassionate work are broadly cultural and literary, the narrative is rooted in... (read more)

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What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don't?: Social Skills Help for Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD): A Reader-Friendly Gu
What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don't?: Social Skills Help for Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD): A Reader-Friendly Gu
by Michele Novotni
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Focusing on social skills training for adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders (AD/HD), this book offers solutions for tackling behavior that is often inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive. Advice is given on how to handle common social... (read more)

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Myths about Suicide
Myths about Suicide
by Thomas Joiner
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Around the world, more than a million people die by suicide each year. Yet many of us know very little about a tragedy that may strike our own loved ones--and much of what we think we know is wrong. This clear and powerful book dismantles myth after... (read more)

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Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It
Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It
by Jennifer Michael Hecht
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Worldwide, more people die by suicide than by murder, and many more are left behind to grieve. Despite distressing statistics that show suicide rates rising, the subject, long a taboo, is infrequently talked about. In this sweeping intellectual and... (read more)

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Why People Die by Suicide
Why People Die by Suicide
by Thomas Joiner
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In the wake of a suicide, the most troubling questions are invariably the most difficult to answer: How could we have known? What could we have done? And always, unremittingly: Why? Written by a clinical psychologist whose own life has been touched by... (read more)

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History of a Suicide: My Sister's Unfinished Life
History of a Suicide: My Sister's Unfinished Life
by Jill Bialosky
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“It is so nice to be happy. It always gives me a good feeling to see other people happy…It is so easy to achieve.” —Kim’s journal entry, May 3, 1988 On the night of April 15, 1990, Jill Bialosky’s twenty-one-year-old... (read more)

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Assessment and Prediction of Suicide
Assessment and Prediction of Suicide
by Ronald W Maris
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Suicide, currently the eighth leading cause of death in the United States, represents an enormous challenge to health care professionals. Bridging the gap between clinical work and scientific research, this book provides help for those who are at risk... (read more)

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Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Evidence Based Practice
Suicide Prevention and New Technologies: Evidence Based Practice
by Brian L. (edt) Mishara
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The internet, smartphones, computer self-help programmes and other technological advances are the new frontiers of suicide prevention, with organisations around the world rapidly expanding these services. Suicide Prevention and New Technologies responds... (read more)

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Our Encounters with Suicide
Our Encounters with Suicide
by Alec Grant
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A collection of unmediated, personal narratives from those with firsthand experience of suicide. Includes accounts from service users, carers, and survivors.... (read more)

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Suicide: Foucault, History and Truth
Suicide: Foucault, History and Truth
by Ian Marsh
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In an original and provocative study of suicide, Ian Marsh examines the historical and cultural forces that have influenced contemporary thought, practices and policy in relation to this serious public health problem. Drawing on the work of French... (read more)

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I'm in the Tub, Gone
I'm in the Tub, Gone
by Richard James Carlson
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We now live in a time of comfort, convenience and opportunity such as mankind has never known. With all the great things we are provided, we also get many side effects that some thrive on and others do not welcome. Some of these are expectations, added... (read more)

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A Psychotherapist's Dark Journey Into the Suicidal Mind: A Relationship Approach to Understanding and Healing
A Psychotherapist's Dark Journey Into the Suicidal Mind: A Relationship Approach to Understanding and Healing
by Ronald L. Bonner Psy D.
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This work approaches the mind of the suicidal person from the perspective of a person on a dark journey that involves the suicide life story, stress and problems of living, dark ideas, dark emotions, dark physiology, hopelessness, and psychache. The work... (read more)

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Suicide Prohibition: The Shame of Medicine
Suicide Prohibition: The Shame of Medicine
by Thomas Szasz
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Thomas Szasz (emeritus, psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical U.) is known for his theories on the myth of mental illness and is recognized as the leading critic of the coercive interventions employed by the psychiatric establishment. Here, he argues that... (read more)

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On Suicide (Penguin Classics)
On Suicide (Penguin Classics)
by Emile Durkheim
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The landmark investigation into suicide and society?now in a new translation Émile Durkheim, one of the fathers of modern sociology, was the first to suggest that suicide might be as much a response to society as an act of individual despair... (read more)

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Case Studies in Suicide: Experiences of Mental Heath Professionals
Case Studies in Suicide: Experiences of Mental Heath Professionals
by Paul F. Granello
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Case Studies in Suicide describes and provides commentary on the clinical and personal experiences of counselors and mental health professionals who have served suicidal clients. Through 15 real cases of clients representing of a wide range of ages... (read more)

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