Essential Papers on Suicide / Edition 1

Essential Papers on Suicide / Edition 1

by John T. Maltsberger
     
 

Why do people take their own lives? How can clinicians best plan and carry out intelligent treatment of desperate patients who are giving up on themselves?

Suicide, its motivations, characteristics, and psychology are explicated in these papers by the most experienced and renowned experts on the subject. A definitive volume, Essential Papers on Suicide features

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Why do people take their own lives? How can clinicians best plan and carry out intelligent treatment of desperate patients who are giving up on themselves?

Suicide, its motivations, characteristics, and psychology are explicated in these papers by the most experienced and renowned experts on the subject. A definitive volume, Essential Papers on Suicide features the work of Ernest Jones; Kate Friedlander; George Murphy, R. H. Wilkinson, S. Gassner, and J. Kayes; Joseph C. Sabbath; Robert E. Litman; Milton Rosenbaum; Charles Swearingen; Avery D. Weisman; Mervin Glasser, Egl Laufer, Moses Laufer and Myer Wohl; Donald A. Schwartz, Don E. Flinn and Paul F. Slawson; Aaron T. Beck, Maria Kovacs and Arlene Weissman; Marie sberg, Lil Traskman and Peter Thoren; Stuart Asch; John T. Maltsberger; Alex D. Pokorny; Erna Furman; Cynthia R. Pfeffer, Robert Plutchik, Mark S. Mizruchi and Robert Lipkins; Myrna M. Weissman, Gerald L. Klerman, Jeffrey S. Markowitz and R. Oullette; Jan Fawcett, William A. Scheftner, Louis Fogg, David C. Clark, Michael A. Young, Don Hedeker, and Robert Gibbons, among others.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814755501
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Series:
Essential Papers on Psychoanalysis Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
1,275,213
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.46(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction1
1"On 'Dying Together'" and "An Unusual Case of 'Dying Together'"9
2Psychoanalytic Aspects of Suicide20
3Differential Diagnostic Types of Suicide36
4Considerations on Suicide, with Particular Reference to That of the Young62
5Some Aspects of Suicide83
6On the "Longing to Die"93
7Suicide as Wish Fulfillment104
8Dream and Suicide118
9The Fantasy of Being Rescued in Suicide131
10Some Clinical Considerations in the Prevention of Suicide Based on a Study of One Hundred and Thirty-Four Successful Suicides142
11The Anatomy of a Suicide160
12Suicidal Impulse in Depression and Paranoia173
13The Suicidal Adolescent - The Expendable Child185
14Sigmund Freud on Suicide200
15A Clinical Study of the Role of Hostility and Death Wishes by the Family and Society in Suicidal Attempts221
16Bondage and Suicide243
17Attempted Suicide and Self-Mutilation in Adolescence: Some Observations from a Psychoanalytic Research Project259
18Countertransference Hate in the Treatment of Suicidal Patients269
19The Influence of Suggestion on Suicide: Substantive and Theoretical Implications of the Werther Effect290
20Treatment of the Suicidal Character314
21Hopelessness and Suicidal Behavior331
225-HIAA in the Cerebrospinal Fluid: A Biochemical Suicide Predictor?342
23Aloneness and Borderline Psychopathology: The Possible Relevance of Child Development Issues356
24Suicide, and the Hidden Executioner379
25The Devices of Suicide: Revenge, Riddance, and Rebirth397
26Psychotherapy with Suicidal Patients417
27Psychotherapy and Suicide427
28Suicide in Chronic Schizophrenia442
29The Abandoned Therapist457
30Psychotherapeutic Considerations in the Management of the Suicidal Patient463
31Prediction of Suicide in Psychiatric Patients: Report of a Prospective Study480
32Some Difficulties in Assessing Depression and Suicide in Childhood508
33Attempted Suicide in Adolescence: The Suicide Sequence524
34Family History of Suicide549
35Suicidal Behavior in Child Psychiatric Inpatients and Outpatients and in Nonpatients562
36Suicide Danger: Clinical Estimation and Decision574
37Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts in Panic Disorder and Attacks584
38Time-Related Predictors of Suicide in Major Affective Disorder599
39Psychodynamics of Suicide, with Particular Reference to the Young612
40Suicide as Psychache633
Index639

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