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Understanding Suicidal Behaviour

ISBN13: 9781854332905
ISBN: 1854332902
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $52.95
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published Date:
Edition 1
Pages: 168
Average Goodreads rating: 3.75/5 (3 ratings)

Beginning with a short history outlining different societies' attitudes to suicide, the book continues with a discussion of the difficulties of definition and measurement. The book includes a chapter on suicide letters and discusses whether they are a useful tool for understanding suicide. Finally, the book considers practical aspects and issues such as assisted suicide and suicide prevention.