Attempted Suicide: A Practical Guide to Its Nature and Management

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Oxford University Press, 1987 - Psychology - 211 pages
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Here is a highly practical guide for all professionals who encounter the medical and social problems created by attempted suicide. Based on the authors' extensive clinical and research experience, the book examines ways to help people following an attempted suicide, as well as how best to handle the distress of relatives and friends. It presents up-to-date information on changing suicide patterns and suggests possible links between these changes, unemployment, and other social factors.

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The circumstances surrounding attempted suicide
Assessment of patients after deliberate selfpoisoning or

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About the author (1987)

Professor Keith Hawton DSc is the recipient of:
1995 Stengel Research Award by the International Association for Suicide Prevention
2001 Dublin Research Award by the American Association for Suicidology
2002 Research Award of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

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