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The Encyclopedia of Suicide (Facts on File Library of Health and Living)

The Encyclopedia of Suicide

Norman L. Farberow, Glen Evans

£69.50  £12.75

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Book Details:
Publisher:Facts on File ISBN:9780816045259 Published Date:30th April 2003 Dimensions:195 X 236 X 28 mm Weight:0.8167 kilograms Pages:512 Binding:Hardcover Condition:New

Short Description

Statistics show that about 11 out of every 100,000 Americans commits suicide each year. This is an A to Z introduction to the phenomenon of suicide from ancient times to the 21st century. It includes the causes, history, and psychology of suicide.

Full Description

Statistics show that about 11 out of every 100,000 Americans commits suicide each year. A comprehensive A-to-Z introduction to the phenomenon of suicide from ancient times to the present. The Encyclopedia of Suicide, Second Edition is a heavily expanded, updated, and revised edition that reflects the most current data available on the topic. The encyclopedia covers a wide range of aspects of the subject, including the causes, history, and psychology of suicide. Presenting more than 500 entries that detail the philosophical and religious issues, psychological and sociological viewpoints, and recent statistics, it also discusses new trends in research and treatment. Extensive appendixes provide national and international suicide statistics and resource directories listing associations, clinics, and hot lines.