Definition of Suicide

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 26, 1985 - Psychology - 256 pages
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ing on philosophy, psychology, and systems theory, this work presents a fresh, new approach to understanding suicide. Presents fourteen common characteristics of suicide, each of which is carefully described in both theoretical and clinical terms. Includes a section on the prevention of suicide and a detailed case study, illustrating the cognitive aspects of suicide using the text of Melville's great psychological novel, Moby Dick

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Part Two Related Topics
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Murrays Explorations in Personality
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Edwin S. Shneidman, Ph.D., is Professor of Thanatology Emeritus at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine. He is the founder of the American Association of Suicidology, and the author of Voices of Death, Definition of Suicide, and Deaths of Man, which was nominated for a
National Book Award.

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