A Handbook for the Understanding of Suicide
J. Aronson, 1994 - Social Science - 236 pages
This text reviews a wide range of information on suicide - gathered from several disciplines - in order to make sense of this most troubling act. From historical, literary and philosophical perspectives it proceeds to the social sciences and to a balanced psychiatric discussion of suicidal bahaviour.
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Literature in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
The Morality and Rationality of Suicide
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