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HEALING AFTER THE SUICIDE OF A LOVED ONE

By: ANN SMOLIN

Price: $7.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM206203


Too often people suffering the aftermath of a suicide suffer alone. As the survivor of a person who has ended his or her own life, you are left a painful legacy -- and not one that you chose. "Healing After the Suicide of a Loved One" will help you take the first steps toward healing. While each individual becomes a suicide survivor in his or her own way, there are predictable phases of pain that most survivors experience sooner or later, from the grief and depression of... View more info

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SUICIDE

By: EARL A. GROLLMAN

Price: $7.50

Publisher: BEACON PRESS:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM273001


Provides information on suicide statistics and gives advice on how to recognize the warning signs of a potential suicide attempt, how to intervene when a suicide has been attempted, and how to comfort families and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide. This updated and expanded edition contains a discussion of euthanasia and living wills and a list of crisis centers around the United States. View more info

CLUES TO SUICIDE

By: EDWIN S. SHNEIDMAN

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES:

Seller ID: IM32074


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DEATH OF CONRAD UNGER

By: GARY J. SHIPLEY

Price: $4.50

Publisher: COMMONWEALTH EDITIONS:

Seller ID: IM194943


The death by suicide of Gary J Shipley's close friend, Conrad Unger (writer, theorist and amateur entomologist), has prompted him to confront not only the cold machinery of self-erasure, but also its connections to the literary life and notions surrounding psychological bewitchment, to revaluate in both fictional and entomological terms just what it is that drives writers like Unger to take their own lives as a matter of course, as if that end had been there all along, k... View more info

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SUICIDE IN AMERICA

By: HERBERT HENDIN

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NORTON, W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM119652


In this new edition of his acclaimed work, Dr. Herbert Hendin casts new light on the problem of suicide, offering what he calls a "psychosocial perspective." Demonstrating that treatment of seriously suicidal people is possible, he also shows how our social policy toward suicide is marked by misconception. He evaluates the "right-to-die" movement, and in a comprehensive new chapter he presents a powerful portrait of euthanasia and assisted suicide in the Netherlands. Int... View more info

CHILDREN OF JONAH : PERSONAL STORIES BY

By: JAMES T. (E CLEMONS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CAPITAL BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM413589


Family, friends, and even therapists, can catch only glimpses of the intense pain, self-doubt, ethical probing, and theological questioning those attempting suicide undergo. "Children of Jonah" offers insight into this frightening inner world and a more wholesome understanding for all who have witnessed it from within. These inspiring stories convey suicide survivors indomitable strength in spite of overwhelming depression, loss of self-image and the will to live. Contri... View more info

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AFTER SUICIDE

By: JOHN H. HEWETT

Price: $8.50

Publisher: SPRING ARBOR DISTRIBUTORS*:

Seller ID: IM197383


This constructive guide offers much-needed information and clinically-tested advice for those struggling to cope in the aftermath of a suicide. Written in clear language, this book presents the facts and demonstrates how to deal with feelings of guilt, anger, bewilderment, and shame. Also included is an anniversary memorial service that enables family members to recommit themselves to life. View more info

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NIGHT FALLS FAST : UNDERSTANDING SUICIDE

By: KAY REDFIELD JAMISON

Price: $5.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM475401


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SWING LOW : A LIFE

By: MIRIAM TOEWS

Price: $7.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM25565


One morning, Mel Toews put on his coat and hat, walked out of town, and took his own life. A loving husband and father, a faithful member of the Mennonite church, and an immensely popular schoolteacher, Mel was a pillar of his close-knit community. Yet after a lifetime of struggling with bipolar disorder, he could no longer face the darkness that clouded his world. In this moving meditation on illness, family, faith, and love, Mel's daughter, critically acclaimed nove... View more info

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IN HER WAKE : A CHILD PSYCHIATRIST EXPLO

By: NANCY RAPPAPORT

Price: $13.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM164643


In 1963, Nancy Rappaport's mother committed suicide after a bitter divorce and custody battle. Nancy was four years old. As one of eleven children in a prominent Boston family, Nancy struggled to come to terms with the reasons why her mother took her own life. After years spent interviewing family and friends, Rappaport uncovers the story of a conflicted and troubled activist, socialite, and community leader. Drawing on court depositions, her mother's unpublished novel, ... View more info

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IN HER WAKE : A CHILD PSYCHIATRIST EXPLO

By: NANCY RAPPAPORT

Price: $16.14

Publisher: BASIC BOOKS (HA):

Seller ID: IM164959


"In Her Wake" is a rare thing: the story of a psychiatrist analyzing her own psychological drama. Nancy Rappaport was just four years old when her mother--a prominent Boston activist and socialite--committed suicide. Decades later, Rappaport, a child psychiatrist with three children of her own, pieced together a complex mosaic of her "mama." "In Her Wake" sheds light on the nature of hurting and healing, and is a potent reminder that love outlasts death. View more info

TIME TO LISTEN : PREVENTING YOUTH SUICID

By: PATRICIA HERMES

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM50463


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BY HER OWN HAND : MEMOIRS OF A SUICIDE'S

By: SIGNE HAMMER

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM211097


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EVERYTHING TO LIVE FOR

By: SUSAN WHITE-BOWDEN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM203183


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CLIFFS OF DESPAIR : A JOURNEY TO THE EDG

By: TOM HUNT

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM102427


Beachy Head is a bit of quintessential England-a seaside promontory where green pastures roll to the edge of chalk cliffs, a place of sheep and wind and ineffable beauty. But it is also a major landmark on the map of self-inflicted death. Since 1965, some five hundred people have ended their lives by jumping or driving or simply walking off the 535-foot cliffs, making Beachy Head one of the most popular suicide spots in the world. And still they come, every week another ... View more info

IN THE WAKE OF SUICIDE

By: VICTORIA ALEXANDER

Price: $13.50

Publisher: JOSSEY-BASS INC. PUBLISHERS:

Seller ID: IM259412


Breathtaking stories of incredible power for anyone struggling to find the meaning in the suicidal death of a loved one?and for all readers seeking writing that moves and inspires. After author Victoria Alexander's mother took her life, she spent the next ten years collecting stories from people, like herself, who have walked through one of life's most difficult journeys. The result is a beautifully written book of powerful, spellbinding stories told by those who were... View more info