Suicide Across the Life Span: Premature Exits

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Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Psychology - 349 pages

Twenty-nine collected essays represent a critical history of Shakespeare's play as text and as theater, beginning with Samuel Johnson in 1765, and ending with a review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production in 1991. The criticism centers on three aspects of the play: the love/friendship debate.

 

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Contents

Perspectives on the Nature and Causes of Suicide
41
Suicide in Childhood
73
Suicide in Adolescence
95
Suicide in Young Adulthood
121
Suicide in Middle Adulthood
141
Suicide Among the Elderly
169
Suicide Prevention and Postvention
197
Approaches for Treating Suicidal People
237
Contemporary Issues in Suicide
269
Afterword
293
References
303
Index
325
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Eugene E. McDowell, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Asheville Graduate Center at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

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