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International Handbook of Suicide Prevention (Hardcover) (Rory O'Connor)

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Reflecting the very latest cutting-edge research in the field, The International Handbook of Suicide Prevention, 2nd edition, considers the complex array of individual and societal factors that can lead to suicide, explores the various ways in which these factors may be mitigated, and presents the most up-to-date evidence for effective suicide prevention approaches. Contributions from leading authorities in the field consider suicide from epidemiological, psychological, clinical, sociological, and neurobiological perspectives, providing the clearest picture yet of worldwide patterns of suicide and explicating some of the key theoretical frameworks put forward to explain them.

Rory C. O'Connor is Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Glasgow and Past President of the International Academy of Suicide Research. O'Connor leads the Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory at Glasgow, one of the leading suicide and self-harm research groups in the United Kingdom. He has published extensively in the field of suicide and self-harm, and is also Deputy Chief Editor of Archives of Suicide Research, an Associate Editor of Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, and a member of the editorial board of Crisis.

Jane Pirkis is the Director of the Centre for Mental Health in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne, and General Secretary of the International Association for Suicide Prevention. She has published extensively on suicide and its prevention.
Number of Pages: 823
Genre: Psychology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Rory O'Connor
Language: English
Street Date: October 31, 2016
TCIN: 51933710
UPC: 9781118903278
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-1323
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