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Suicidal Behaviour

The Commonwealth and International Library: Social Work Division

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1972
  • Authors: J. Wallace McCulloch, Alistair E. Philip
  • Editor: Jean P. Nursten
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 6 9 5 - 5

Suicidal Behaviour aims to assist troubled people who turn their hostility on themselves, as well as to those whose vocation is to help these people. This text first gives an… Read more

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Suicidal Behaviour aims to assist troubled people who turn their hostility on themselves, as well as to those whose vocation is to help these people. This text first gives an introduction, explaining the magnitude of the problem, the problem of nomenclature, and the relationship of suicide to attempted suicide. This book then provides and explains social, psychiatric, and psychological findings. Ecological correlates of suicidal behavior and concept of suicide are also tackled. This text also looks into the factors why people attempt suicide repeatedly. This book concludes by explaining the implications for prevention of suicidal behavior. This publication will be invaluable to counselors, sociologists, social workers, psychiatrists, and psychologists. Students interested in the subject will also find this book of significance.