Suicide

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ABDO, Sep 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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This title examines one of the world's critical issues, suicide. Readers will learn the historical background of the issue, leading up to its current and future impact on society. Discussed in detail are the causes of suicide, including mental disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, and the effects of suicide on the victim's family, friends, and society as a whole. Also covered are suicide bombers, their mission, and their effect on society. Suicide-related legal acts, such as the Death with Dignity Act, are also covered. Engaging text, informative sidebars, and color photographs present information realistically, leaving readers with a thorough, honest interpretation of suicide. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.
 

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Contents

Death of the Russian Rapunzel
6
A History of Suicide
16
Risk Factors
26
Mental Disorders and Suicide
38
The Youngest Victims
48
The Right to Die
58
When Suicide Is a Weapon
68
The People Left Behind
78
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Additional Resources
102
Glossary
105
Source Notes
106
Index
110
About the Author
112
Copyright

Preventing Suicides
87

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