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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Lifes Preservative Against Self-Killing (Psychology Revivals)

    By John Sym

    Edited by Michael MacDonald

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    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...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. A Special Scar

    The experiences of people bereaved by suicide

    By Alison Wertheimer

    Series: Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

    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...

    Published July 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Suicide and Justice

    A Chinese Perspective

    By Fei Wu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    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...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Suicide

    Edited by Keith Hawton, Rory C. O'Connor

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Suicide is increasingly recognized as a major global issue of public health, with far-reaching social, economic, and emotional consequences. The World Health Organization estimates that around 800,000 people die each year by suicide, with suicide attempts perhaps up to twenty times more frequent...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Grief After Suicide

    Understanding the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors

    Edited by John R. Jordan, John L. McIntosh

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    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...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Hope in Action

    Solution-Focused Conversations About Suicide

    By Heather Fiske

    Respectful and effective solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) for suicidal clients Few tasks are more important—and daunting—than to help someone who is suicidal to go beyond the darkness of hopelessness to the light of hope. Hope in Action: Solution-Focused Conversations About Suicide is a unique...

    Published May 27th 2008 by Routledge