Psychology - Suicide

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Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suici...

Kay Redfield Jamison

From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind, comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. Night Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of...

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Published: Jan 1999

Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Su...

Alix Strauss

Kurt Cobain, Anne Sexton, Mark Rothko, Ernest Hemingway, Adolf Hitler . . . all famous, some rich and powerful, some beloved, some abhorred. But when life and circumstance got to be too much, each headed for the exit door. Sigmund Fre...

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Published: Sep 2009

The Savage God: A Study of Suicide

A. Alvarez

"To write a beautiful book about suicide . . . to transform the subject into something beautiful—this is the forbidding task that A. Alvarez set for himself. . . . He has succeeded."—New York Times"Suicide," writes the notes Engli...

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Published: May 1990

Grief Diaries: Loss of a Child

Lynda Cheldelin Fell

Part of the Grief Diaries series dedicated to offering comfort, company and hope in the aftermath of life's challenges and losses, Grief Diaries: Loss of a Child is a collection of intimate and candid narrations from different writer...

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Published: Dec 2015

A Different Kind of Same: A Memoir

Kelley Clink

Two weeks before his college graduation, Kelley Clink's younger brother Matt hanged himself. Though he'd been diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a teenager and had attempted suicide once before, the news came as a shock―and it sent ...

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Published: May 2015

Stay: A History of Suicide and the Ar...

Jennifer Michael Hecht

Many thousands of people kill themselves every year, and many more are left behind to grieve. Distressing statistics show that suicide rates are rising, and studies confirm that suicide causes more suicide, both among those who knew t...

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Published: Jan 2015

Final Exit (Third Edition): The Pract...

Derek Humphry

Published  2002, the revised, 3rd edition of the bestseller "Final Exit" describes the ways in which a dying person may consider hastening the end of their life if suffering is unbearable. Laws and ethics are outlined in a straightf...

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Published: Jan 2002

The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communit...

Rachael A. Keefe

Featured in Publishers Weekly, 8/8/18"There's so much silence around suicide in the church that it is quite literally killing us." --Rachael KeefeWould you know how to respond if the person sitting next to you in your pew wa...

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Published: Apr 2018

Why Physicians Die by Suicide: Lesson...

Michael F. Myers MD

Physicians are known to be a group of professionals who are at risk of taking their own lives. In this easy-to-read book, Dr. Michael Myers, a psychiatrist and specialist in physician health, attempts to explain the mystery of why som...

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Published: Feb 2017

Suicide The Forever Decision: For Tho...

Paul Quinnett

For those thinking about suicide, and for those who know, love, or counsel them, this book discusses the social aspects of suicide, the right to die, anger, loneliness, depression, stress, hopelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, the con...

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Published: Feb 1992

The i'Mpossible Project: Reengaging W...

Josh Rivedal

Storytelling is one of our oldest traditions--yes, even older than the hokey pokey. Stories can make us laugh or cry... or both at the same time. They can teach, inspire and even ignite an entire movement. The i'Mpossible Project: Re...

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Published: Jan 2016

Understanding Your Suicide Grief: Ten...

Alan D. Wolfelt

For anyone who has experienced the suicide of a loved one, coworker, neighbor, or acquaintance and is seeking information about coping with such a profound loss, this compassionate guide explores the unique responses inherent to thei...

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Published: Aug 2009
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