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Author Joiner, Thomas E.

Title Why people die by suicide / Thomas Joiner.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.858445 J667w 2005    ---  Available
Description 276 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-266) and index.
Contents Prologue: Losing my dad -- What we know and don't know about suicide -- The capability to enact lethal self-injury is acquired -- The desire for death -- What do we mean by suicide? How is it distributed in people? -- What roles do genetics, neurobiology, and mental disorders play in suicidal behavior? -- Risk assessment, crisis intervention, treatment, and prevention -- The future of suicide prevention and research -- Epilogue.
Subject Suicide.
Suicide victims -- Psychology.
Suicide victims -- Family relationships.
Children of suicide victims.
ISBN 0674019016 (alk. paper)
9780674019010 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101263678
NLGGC 282915699
YDXCP 2220447

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