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Title Suicide : an unnecessary death / edited by Danuta Wasserman
Published London : Martin Dunitz, 2001


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Description xxv, 286 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents Foreword / Benedetto Saraceno -- Foreword / Norman L. Farberow -- Preface / Danuta Wasserman -- Sect. I. Epidemiology. 1. Suicide in the world: an epidemiological overview, 1959-2000 / Jose M. Bertolote -- Sect. II. Theoretical model of suicide behaviour. 2. A stress-vulnerability model and the development of the suicidal process / Danuta Wasserman. 3. Neurobiology of suicide and attempted suicide / J. John Mann and Victoria Arango -- Sect. III. Risk groups for suicide -- Sect. IIIA. Psychiatric disorders. 4. Affective disorders and suicide / Danuta Wasserman. 5. Alcoholism, other psychoactive substance misuse and suicide / Danuta Wasserman. 6. The anxiety disorders, anxiety symptoms and suicide / Jan Fawcett. 7. Eating disorders and suicide / Danuta Wasserman. 8. Adjustment disorder and suicide / Danuta Wasserman. 9. Schizophrenia, other psychotic states and suicide / Alec Roy -- Sect. IIIB. Personality disorders. 10. Personality disorders and suicide / Danuta Wasserman -- Sect. IIIC. Somatic disorders. 11. Physical illness and suicide / Jouko Lonnqvist -- Sect. IIID. Social conditions. 12. Some social dimensions of suicide / Ilkka Henrik Makinen and Danuta Wasserman -- Sect. IV. Risk situations for suicide and risk assessment. 13. Negative life events (losses, changes, traumas and narcissistic injury) and suicide / Danuta Wasserman. 14. Suicidal people's experiences of negative life events / Danuta Wasserman. 15. Attempted suicide as a risk factor for suicide: treatment and follow-up / Nils Retterstol and Lars Mehlum. 16. Suicide risk assessment / Danuta Wasserman. 17. The suicidal patient-doctor relationship / Danuta Wasserman. 18. Psychometric scales in suicide risk assessment / Per Bech, Lis Raabaek Olsen and Anders Nimeus -- Sect. V. Treatment. 19. Psychological treatment of suicidal patients / Paul M. Salkovskis. 20. Pharmacological treatment of underlying psychiatric disorders in suicidal patients / Hans-Jurgen Moller -- Sect. VI. Special topics: the young and elderly. 21. Adolescent suicide and attempted suicide / Alan Apter. 22. The elderly and suicide / Diego De Leo and Gaia Meneghel -- Sect. VII. Prevention. 23. Strategy in suicide prevention / Danuta Wasserman -- Sect. VIIA. Health-care perspectives. 24. Examples of successful suicide prevention in psychiatry / Danuta Wasserman. 25. An example of a suicide-preventive strategy: general practitioners' training / Wolfgang Rutz. 26. Collaboration between psychiatrists and other physicians / Jean-Pierre Soubrier. 27. The work environment for health-care staff / Danuta Wasserman. 28. Family involvement in suicide prevention and postvention: a psychoeducational perspective / Karen Dunne-Maxim and Edward J. Dunne -- Sect. VIIB. Public health perspective. 29. Perestroika in the former USSR: history's most effective suicide-preventive programme for men / Danuta Wasserman and Alri Varnik. 30. Controlling the environment to prevent suicide / Antoon Leenaars. 31. Suicide clusters and media coverage of suicide / Armin Schmidike, Sylvia Schaller and Danuta Wasserman. 32. Examples of suicide prevention in schools / Danuta Wasserman and Veronique Narboni
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Suicide -- Risk factors.
Author Wasserman, Danuta.
LC no. 00002166
ISBN 1853178225 (paperback)