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Making sense of suicide

an in-depth look at why people kill themselves

by David Lester

  • 20 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Charles Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide.,
  • Suicidal behavior.,
  • Suicide -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Lester.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6545 .L419 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 195 p. ;
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL665164M
    ISBN 100914783823
    LC Control Number97010780

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Lester discusses suicide as it relates to heredity and Making sense of suicide book, mental illness, personality, and even the significance (or lack thereof) of time, season, and weather on suicide rates.

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Making Sense of Suicide: An In-Depth Look at Why People Kill Themselves. An introduction to the background and prevention of suicidal behaviors. For nurses, hospital staff, crisis workers, teachers, police, and other professionals likely to encounter those considering suicide.

Softcover/5. A powerful story about making sense of suicide, by a mum who lost her son and is trying to understand it in the aftermath. Join The Book of Man Sign up to our daily newsletters to join the frontline of the revolution in masculinity - plus be the first to read columns by Professor Green and Jason Fox.

ABOUT THE BOOK. In this important book, world-renowned suicidologist and bestselling author, David Lester, PhD, offers an up-to-the minute look and a thorough overview of what we currently know about suicide, its causes, and what we can to to prevent it.

Making Sense of Suicide Missions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Suicide attacks have become the defining act of political /5. Making Sense of Suicide Missions Diego Gambetta Abstract. This book attempts to shed light on suicide missions and provide answers to the questions we all ask.

Are these the actions of aggressive religious zealots and unbridled, irrational radicals or is there a logic driving those behind them. Are their motivations religious or has Islam Author: Diego Gambetta. Most suicide books are analytical and explain the grief and how to deal with the aftermath for survivors to make them feel ok.

No other book out there on suicide talks about the soul of the person who killed themselves and is there still hope for them. This book explains from a Catholic perspective that your loved one is not automatically in Hell/5(24).

Making Sense of Suicide Missions - Google Books. Suicide attacks have become the defining act of political violence of our age. From New York City to Baghdad, from Sri Lanka to Israel, few can doubt that they are a pervasive and terrifying feature of an increasing number of violent conflicts.

This book is a must-read for all those trying to make sense out of such a difficult subject. Remarkably, the spiritual principles of healing and redemption apply not only to a loss from suicide, but by any means of death. Alar and Lewis offer a fresh and compelling take on how to view prayer.

In Making Sense of Suicide Missions he examines the motivations and morale of suicide bombers worldwide, utilizing case studies of the Japanese Kamikazes of World War II, Palestinians during the first intifada and Al Qaeda in the days leading up to Septem He does so in a manner that illustrates “though suicide missions (SMs) are rare they are not historically or psychologically.

Rather than starting from a set definition of suicide, they empirically engage suicide fields-the wider domains of practices and of sense making, out of which realized, imaginary, or disputed Author: Diego Gambetta. Making Sense of Suicide: An In-depth Look at Why People Kill Themselves David Lester, PhD "David Lester, the author of numerous articles and books about suicide and murder examines here the "pervasiveness and seriousness" of attempted and completed suicides so that readers will "seek information on their own and make sure they learn how to correctly responding" to suicidal behavior.

Making Sense of Suicide Missions by Diego Gambetta Book Resume: "Suicide attacks are a defining act of political violence and an extraordinary social phenomenon. This book investigates the organizers of suicide missions and the perpetrators alike"--Provided by publisher. Based on a wealth of original information and research, and containing contributions from internationally distinguished scholars, Making Sense of Suicide Missions furthers our understanding of this chilling feature of the contemporary world in radically new and unexpected ways.

Making sense of suicide: an in-depth look at why people kill themselves. [David Lester] -- " In this book, Dr. Lester presents a thorough overview of all aspects of all kinds of suicidal behavior, providing the reader with all of the information necessary for obtaining a.

* The Evening Standard * Making Sense of Suicide Missions is an enlightening collection of essays, so badly needed in the prevalent mood of misconceptions and half-baked analysis.

* The Guardian * The book effectively balances qualitative, quantitative, and analytic approaches. The case studies are deeply researched, riveting, and compelling/5(16). * The Evening Standard * Making Sense of Suicide Missions is an enlightening collection of essays, so badly needed in the prevalent mood of misconceptions and half-baked analysis.

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Making Sense of Suicide Missions is an enlightening collection of essays, so badly needed in the prevalent mood of misconceptions and half-baked analysis.

(The Guardian) This thoughtful and engrossing book underlines the pointlessness of a rage that is truly self-destructive, even if we may have to continue looking warily on the Tube for a s: 1.Making Sense of Suicide When They "Had It All" To help us better understand depression and suicide, let's all be careful not to get confused by what "having it all" really means.

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