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Why People Die by Suicide

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674025493

Publication Date: 09/30/2007

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288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: Losing My Dad
  • 1. What We Know and Don’t Know About Suicide
  • 2. The Acquired Ability to Enact Lethal Self-Injury
  • 3. The Desire for Death
  • 4. What Do We Mean By Suicide and How Is It Distributed in People?
  • 5. Genetics and Neurobiology of Suicidal Behavior, and the Roles of Impulsivity, Childhood Adversity, and Mental Disorders
  • 6. Risk Assessment, Crisis Intervention, Treatment, and Prevention
  • 7. Summary and Conclusion
  • Epilogue

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