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 Kairi Kõlves, Merike Sisask, Peeter Värnik, Airi Värnik, Diego De Leo
Leading researchers provide a comprehensive overview of current best practices in the conduct of suicide research, exploring quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches in suicide-prevention research from a public health perspective.
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.
Resources for Communities, Groups, and Individuals
by Diego De Leo, Vita Poštuvan
This second book based on the TRIPLE i in Suicidology conferencesof the Slovene Center for Suicide Research provides food forthought to practitioners, researchers, students, and all those whocome into contact with the tragedy of suicide, with the hope ofstimulating new ideas and interventions.
Bridging Research and Practice
by Diego De Leo, Vita Poštuvan
Based on the TRIPLE i in Suicidology conferences of the Slovene Center for Suicide Research, this book provides food for thought to practitioners, researchers, students, and all those who come into contact with the tragedy of suicide, with the hope of stimulating new ideas and interventions.
The International Handbook of Suicide Bereavement Support
by Karl Andriessen, Karolina Krysinska, Onja Grad
This unique and comprehensive handbook, authored by nearly 100 international experts, including researchers, clinicians, support group facilitators, and survivors, presents the state of the art in suicide bereavement support, providing useful lessons and inspiration for extending and improving postvention in new and existing areas.
A Manual for Clinicians
by Konrad Michel, Anja Gysin-Maillart
An innovative and highly effective brief therapy for suicidal patients – a complete treatment manualAttempted suicide is the main risk factor for suicide. The Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program (ASSIP) described in this manual is an innovative brief therapy that has proven in published cli…
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…
Helping the Survivors
by Diego De Leo, Alberta Cimitan, Kari Dyregrov, Onja Grad, Karl Andriessen
Authoritative guidance, written in a wonderfully simple and straightforward way, on helping the bereaved cope after the traumatic death of a loved oneUnless forced by circumstances, people in modern societies go to great lengths to deny death, to the extent that even death of a loved one from natura…
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…
by E. David Klonsky, Jennifer J. Muehlenkamp, Stephen P. Lewis, Barent Walsh
Practical and expert guidance on how to identify and treat nonsuicidal self-injury - an often misunderstood, but increasingly frequent phenomenon Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a baffling, troubling, and hard to treat phenomenon that has increased markedly in recent years. Key issues in diagnosin…
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…
Why We Don't and How We Might
by James R. Rogers, David Lester
A provocative look at research and practice in suicide prevention - a "must read" for all concerned.This provocative and erudite book highlights theoretical and methodological challenges that have plagued and continue to plague the field of suicidology. The basic premise is that recent research has …
A Source Book
by Maurizio Pompili, Roberto Tatarelli
An innovative and long overdue book by the world’s leading researchers and practitioners, describing what really works in suicide prevention, the evidence for particular approaches, where the gaps are in our knowledge, and how we can fill them.Suicide rates have increased by 60% worldwide in the pas…
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.