Suicide Across the Life Span : Premature Exits

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-06-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC. Second edition of a review of a literature on suicide by developmental psychologists. Organized by trajectory model and cohort perspectives. Includes therapy, case studies, empathy, history, children, adults, and elderly.

Table of Contents

Suicide Then and Nowp. 1
Perspectives on the Nature and Causes of Suicidep. 41
Suicide in Childhoodp. 73
Suicide in Adolescencep. 95
Suicide in Young Adulthoodp. 121
Suicide in Middle Adulthoodp. 141
Suicide Among the Elderlyp. 169
Suicide Prevention and Postventionp. 197
Approaches for Treating Suicidal Peoplep. 237
Contemporary Issues in Suicidep. 269
Exploring the Suicidal State of Mind: An Exercise in Empathyp. 293
Tools for Experiencing and Expressing Our Humanityp. 297
Referencesp. 303
Indexp. 325
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