A Positive Psychology Program
by Tayyab Rashid, Jane Gillham, Afroze Anjum
Help clients to build resilience to deal with different challenging phases in life with this color illustrated, evidence-based 14-session program that is informed by positive psychology and cognitive behavior therapy.
A fully updated new edition of the popular text that separates the facts from the myths about drug and substance use and provides practical, evidence-based guidance on dealing with them.The literature on diagnosis and treatment of drug and substance abuse is filled with successful, empirically based…
The 2nd edition is in preparation.Practice-oriented, evidence-based guidance on assessment, management and treatment of suicidal behavior – one of the most devastating problems in modern society. Almost one million people die worldwide by suicide each year, making it one of the leading causes of dea…
The second edition of this popular volume has been revised and fully updated to show which empirically supported approaches to assessment, management, and treatment really help those at risk of suicidal behavior.
by Diana van Bergen, Amanda Heredia Montesinos, Meryam Schouler-Ocak
Leading experts examine suicidal behavior and its prevention in immigrants and their descendants – the fastest expanding proportion of the population in many European countries.Nearly half of the inhabitants of several large European cities, such as London, Berlin, or Amsterdam, and a rising proport…
Results from the WHO/EURO Multicentre Study on Suicidal Behaviour
by Armin Schmidtke, Unni Bille-Brahe, A. J. F. M. Kerkhof, Diego De Leo
A vital source of up-to-the-minute information from one of the most important studies in the world on suicidal behavior, this book is a must for all those concerned with suicide research and prevention, as well as epidemiology and public health policy.
Understanding the Context
by Erminia Colucci, David Lester
Why understanding the role of culture can help prevent suicideThe increasing domination of biological approaches in suicide research and prevention, at the expense of social and cultural understanding, is severely harming our ability to stop people dying – so run the clearly set out arguments and ev…
This book takes a global look at the current challenges and solutions in suicide prevention by exploring the major milestones and achievements reached so far to reduce suicides rates in six different geographical regions.
Social Patterns 1900-2009
by Steven Stack, Barbara Bowman
How is suicide portrayed in the cinema and what does it mean for suicide prevention? The first-ever comprehensive study of film suicide analyzes more than 1,500 film suicides.The portrayal of suicide in cinema can impact public understanding and effective prevention of suicide. This book presents th…
Challenges and Solutions for Implementing the United Nations’ Goals
by Suman Verma, Anne C. Petersen, Jennifer E. Lansford
Working Toward Sustainable Development for AllIn September 2015, 193 member states of the United Nations adopted the action plan Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which outlines 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Agenda recognizes the need to look beyond …