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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737740134
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 6/6/2008
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Pages: 268
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?     11
Introduction     14
Who Is Most At Risk for Suicide?
Chapter Preface     20
Teens Are Particularly At Risk for Suicide   Michael S. Jellinek     23
Native American Teens Are Most at Risk for Suicide$dNative American Report     30
Women Are Particularly at Risk for Suicide   Linda H. Chaudron   Eric D. Caine     37
Men Are Particularly at Risk for Suicide   Ciaran Mulholland     47
Homosexuality Does Not Increase Risk of Suicide for Teens   Peter LaBarbera     57
The Elderly Are Most at Risk for Suicide   Henry O'Connell   Ai-Vyrn Chin   Conal Cunningham   Brian A. Lawlor     64
Periodical Bibliography     77
What Are Some of the Causes of Suicide?
Chapter Preface     79
Suicide Internet Sites Can Cause Suicide   Sundararajan Rajagopal     82
Suicide Internet Sites Should Not Be Censored   Brian L. Mishara   David N. Weisstub     87
Accutane Causes Suicide   Kevin Caruso     99
Accutane Does Not Cause Suicide   Michael Fumento     107
Foreign Occupation Is the Primary Cause of Suicide Terrorism   ScottMcConnell$dInterview with Robert Pape     113
Foreign Occupation Is Not the Primary Cause of Suicide Terrorism   Alan Dershowitz     122
Periodical Bibliography     128
How Can Suicide Be Prevented?
Chapter Preface     130
Antidepressants Prevent Suicide   Ed Edelson     135
Antidepressants Cause Suicide   Peter Breggin     140
Antidepressants Debate Underscores Need for Treatment   Robert Bazell     145
Screening Teenagers Can Help Prevent Teen Suicide   Richard A. Friedman     151
Screening Teenagers Does Not Prevent Teen Suicide   Ellen Liversidge     157
More Needs to Be Done to Prevent Suicide   Dave Kitchell     163
Suicide Should Not Be Prevented   Chris Korda     168
Periodical Bibliography     173
Should Doctor-Assisted Suicide Be Allowed?
Chapter Preface     175
People Should Be Allowed to Choose Doctor-Assisted Suicide   Kathryn Tucker     179
Doctor-Assisted Suicide Should Not Be an Option   Diane Coleman     189
Doctor-Assisted Suicide Is Not Immoral   Garret Keizer     200
Doctor-Assisted Suicide Is Immoral   Wesley J. Smith      211
Palliative Care Should Be Considered Instead of Assisted Suicide   Ira Byock     224
People Suffering from Mental Illness Should Be Allowed to Choose Assisted Suicide   Jacob M. Appel     233
It Is Immoral to Give People Suffering from Mental Illness a Choice to Die   Lewis Wolpert     241
Periodical Bibliography     247
For Further Discussion     248
Organizations to Contact     251
Bibliography of Books     256
Index     260
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