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The psychology of suicide

Edwin S. Shneidman

The psychology of suicide

by Edwin S. Shneidman

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Published by Science House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Suicide -- Psychological aspects -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Suicide -- Prevention -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [691]-712.

    Statement[by] Edwin S. Shneidman, Norman L. Farberow [and] Robert E. Litman.
    ContributionsFarberow, Norman L., Litman, Robert E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6545 .S38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 719 p.
    Number of Pages719
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5216446M
    ISBN 100876680279
    LC Control Number75084841

    James Hillman (Ap – Octo ) was an American studied at, and then guided studies for, the C.G. Jung Institute in founded a movement toward archetypal psychology and retired into private practice, writing and traveling to lecture, until his Born: Ap , Atlantic City, New Jersey, United . Welcome to this resource for psychologists Started on 21st January we have had almost four million visitors in We have over 90k visitors per week in term time and currently h pages articles. See the To Do page to help. Contents (view all pages or main index) Foundations Book 1 - Philosophy & history of psychology Book 2 - Psychometric assessment Book 3.

    This is the second in a Series of three papers about suicide. Introduction. Suicide is the 14th leading cause of death worldwide, responsible for 15% of all mortality. Although psychological factors such as risk taking and decision making can affect the risk of other causes of death (eg, heart disease and cancer), suicide is perhaps the cause of death most directly affected by psychological Cited by: Hardback includes ExpertConsult e-book with over hours. of streaming online video and 5 bonus chapters! British Medical Association’s Book of the Year in Psychiatry “Enormously practical, elegant in execution and delightfully fun to read, every page holds clinical wisdom.

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Every suicide is a tragedy, and to some degree a mystery. Suicide often stems from a deep feeling of hopelessness. The inability to see solutions to problems or to cope with challenging life. Find a huge variety of new & used Psychology Suicide books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

Shop Psychology Suicide books at Alibris. Matthew K. Nock, Ph.D., is a Professor of The psychology of suicide book and Director of the Laboratory for Clinical and Developmental Research in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University.

Nock's multi-disciplinary research is aimed at advancing the understanding of why people behave in ways that are harmful to themselves, with an emphasis on suicide and other forms of self-harm.5/5(1). Suicide is rare: While suicide is a tragic and devastating behavior, it is relatively rare.

This very low incidence makes it impossible to predict accurately. (3) Loss of subjects: Those best able to assist us in understanding suicide are those who have died by suicide. Psychological autopsy studies, while invaluable, are hampered by a number Cited by: 1.

Suicide was one of the groundbreaking books in the field of n by Émile Durkheim and published in it was a case study of suicide, a publication unique for its time, which provided an example of what the sociological monograph should look like.

Most contemporary studies of suicide focused on individual characteristics. Durkheim studied connections between individuals and.

the risk of suicide reattempt, but hardly any evidence about factors that protect against suicide is available. The development of innovative psychological and. 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 Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of fifteen and forty-five.

An internationally acknowledged authority on depressive illnesses, Dr. Jamison Cited by: Books shelved as suicide: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven, The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides, Forgive M. suicide [Lat.,=self-killing], the deliberate taking of one's own life.

Suicide may be compulsory, prescribed by custom or enjoined by the authorities, usually as an alternative to death at the hands of others, or it may be committed for personal motives.

The book reveals the extent to which suicide is motivated by interpersonal violence, substance abuse, physical pain, grief, feelings of failure, and mental illness.

Additionally, it discusses other risk factors, what differentiates suicide attempters from suicide completers, and lastly what might serve as protective factors toward resilience.

Suicide, or ending one's own life, is a tragic event with strong emotional repercussions for its survivors and for families of its victims. More t people in the U.S. killed themselves in.

Kaitlin Luna: Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a bi-weekly podcast from the American Psychological Association. I'm your host Kaitlin Luna. Suicide rates in the U.S. climbed in all but one state from toaccording to a CDC report issued in June Suicide is the act of killing yourself, most often as a result of depression or other mental illness.

In the United States, suicide accounts for about 2 percent of all deaths. Rates are highest for men o but are increasing alarmingly in young people aged 15 to Adapted from the Encyclopedia of Psychology.

What You Can Do. Psychologists Church and Brooks (authors of How Psychology Applies to Everyday Life, Greenwood Publishing), say these people are suffering from SUBTLE SUICIDE, and their book on the topic has been published by Praeger Publishing.

Subtle suicide develops when people are unsure about how to handle stress in their lives. On our own shores there have been psychologists such as Petruska Clarkson (Lees, ), who committed suicide inand Jon Driver just last year. For some readers, discussing psychologist suicide may be painful: many of our readers will know and still grieve for.

Suicide (French: Le suicide) is an book written by French sociologist Émile was the first methodological study of a social fact in the context of society. It is ostensibly a case study of suicide, a publication unique for its time that provided an example of Author: Émile Durkheim.

Emile Durkheim's On Suicide () was a groundbreaking book in the field of sociology. Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension.

He believed that if anything can explain how individuals relate to society, then it is suicide: Why does it happen. My co-author and I focused on the suicide notes as acts of communication that demonstrated a desire to acknowledge and maintain connections with others, even in the face of death.

United States ; Suicide as a taboo topic ; Suggestions for revision of the death certificate --Biography and literature: Sigmund Freud on suicide ; The deaths of Herman Melville --Book reviews: A look into the dark: a review of Meerloo's Suicide and mass suicide ; A puzzle remains perplexing: A review of Hendlin's Suicide and Scandinavia.

Guilford Press is pleased to publish books and other products in the area of Psychology, Psychiatry, & Social Work > Suicide & Self-Injury. Book reviews: A look into the dark: a review of Meerloo\'s \"Suicide and Mass Suicide\" ; A puzzle remains perplexing: a review of Hendin\'s \"Suicide and Scandinavia\" ; Pioneer in suicidology: a review of Dublin\'s \"Suicide: a Sociological and Statistical Study\" ; Hope as help: a review of Kobler and Stotland\'s \"The End of Hope.Suicide was a felony in 11th-century England because the self-murderer was considered to have broken the bond of fealty, and the suicide's property was forfeited to the king.

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