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By Matthew K. Nock

Suicide is a confusing human habit that continues to be one of the top explanations of loss of life all over the world, answerable for extra deaths every year than all wars, genocide, and murder mixed. even though suicide and different kinds of self-injury have baffled students and clinicians for hundreds of thousands of years, the previous few a long time have introduced major leaps in our realizing of those behaviors.

This quantity offers a entire precis of crucial and interesting advances in our knowing of suicide and self-injury and our skill to foretell and stop it. made from a powerful who is who within the box, the guide covers the total spectrum of subject matters in suicide and self-injury around the lifespan, together with the category of other self-injurious behaviors, epidemiology, overview thoughts, and intervention. Chapters probe suitable concerns in our society surrounding suicide, together with assisted suicide and euthanasia, suicide terrorism, overlap among suicidal habit and interpersonal violence, moral issues for suicide researchers, and present wisdom on survivors of suicide.

The such a lot complete guide on suicide and self-injury thus far, this quantity is a must-read textual content for graduate scholars, fellows, educational and learn psychologists, and different researchers operating within the mind and behavioral sciences.

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