Making Sense of Suicide: An in-Depth Look at why People Kill Themselves / Edition 1

Making Sense of Suicide: An in-Depth Look at why People Kill Themselves / Edition 1

by David Lester
     
 

ISBN-10: 0914783823

ISBN-13: 9780914783824

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Charles Press Pubs(PA)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780914783824
Publisher:
Charles Press Pubs(PA)
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Suicide: A Meaningful Behavior1
2Problems in Suicide Research11
3Labeling Death: Taxonomies of Dying20
4Heredity, Environment and Suicide28
5Childhood Experiences and Suicide Later in Life39
6Personality and Suicide47
7Aggression and Suicide55
8Suicide and Homicide59
9The Social Context of Suicide69
10Suicidal Communications and the Suicide Note77
11How the Suicidal Person Thinks87
12Gender Differences in Suicidal Behavior93
13Young People, African Americans and Native Americans100
14Sociological Factors in Suicide111
15Sociological Theories of Suicide123
16Drugs, Alcohol and Suicidal Behavior135
17Mental Illness and Suicide141
18Time, Season, Weather and Suicide152
19An Individual Case of Suicide157
20Preventing Suicide: What Everyone Should Know167
Index187

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