Suicide Among Gifted Children and Adolescents: Understanding the Suicidal Mind

Suicide Among Gifted Children and Adolescents: Understanding the Suicidal Mind

by Tracy Cross
     
 

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"Suicide Among Gifted Children and Adolescents" explores the phenomenon of suicide among students with gifts and talents. It provides the reader with a coherent picture of what suicidal behavior is; clarifies what is known and what is unknown about it; shares two major theories of suicide with explanatory power; and offers an emerging model of the suicidal behavior

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"Suicide Among Gifted Children and Adolescents" explores the phenomenon of suicide among students with gifts and talents. It provides the reader with a coherent picture of what suicidal behavior is; clarifies what is known and what is unknown about it; shares two major theories of suicide with explanatory power; and offers an emerging model of the suicidal behavior of students with gifts and talents. In addition, the book includes chapters offering insight into the lived experience of students with gifts and talents, what we can do to prevent suicide among gifted students, and resources available to help.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781618210500
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
06/30/2013
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

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Meet the Author

Tracy L. Cross, Ph.D., holds an endowed chair, the Jody and Layton Smith Professor of Psychology and Gifted Education, and is the executive director of the Center for Gifted Education at The College of William and Mary. He has published more than 150 articles, book chapters, and columns, as well as four books, and has made more than 200 presentations at conferences.

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