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HARDCOVER - Comprehensive Textbook of Suicidology


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HARDCOVER - Comprehensive Textbook of Suicidology

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Author: Ronald W. Maris

Brand: Brand: The Guilford Press

Edition: 1

ISBN: 157230541X

Number Of Pages: 650

Publisher: The Guilford Press

Details: This volume presents an authoritative overview of current scientific knowledge about suicide and suicide prevention. Multidisciplinary and comprehensive in scope, the book provides a solid foundation in theory, research, and clinical applications. Issues relevant to clinical case management are highlighted, and various treatment modalities are discussed in light of the latest research findings. Topics covered include the classification and prevalence of suicidal behaviors; social, cultural, and gender contexts of suicide; psychiatric and medical factors; and ethical and legal issues in intervention. Written by three international suicide authorities, the book also includes contributions from other leading scientist-practitioners who report on their respective areas of expertise. Throughout, user-friendly tables, case illustrations, concise summaries of key issues, and annotated references enhance the volume's utility for clinicians, students, and researchers.

EAN: 9781572305410

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