Comprehending Suicide Landmarks in 20th-Century Suicidology

ISBN-10: 1557987432

ISBN-13: 9781557987433

Edition: 2001

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 4/15/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 215
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

David A. Jobes, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at The Catholic University of America, where he is also the Codirector of Clinical Training of the PhD clinical psychology program. With research interests in suicidology, he has published extensively in the field and routinely conducts professional training in clinical suicidology. Dr. Jobes is a consultant to the U.S. Air Force Suicide Prevention Program and is a clinical consultant to the Psychology Service of the Washington, DC, Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has served as a consultant to various Washington, DC, area counseling centers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Jobes is Associate Editor for the journalSuicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. He is a past president, treasurer, and board member of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) and is a recipient of the AAS Edwin S. Shneidman Award in recognition of early career contributions to suicidology. As a board-certified clinical psychologist (American Board of Professional Psychology), Dr. Jobes maintains a private clinical and forensic practice at the Washington Psychological Center.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Historical and Literary Insights
History of Suicide: Voluntary Death in Western Culture
The Savage God: A Study of Suicide
Sociological Insights
Suicide: A Study in Sociology
Suicide: A Sociological and Statistical Study
The Thorn in the Chrysanthemum: Suicide and Economic Success in Modern Japan
Biological Insights
The Neurobiology of Suicide: From the Bench to the Clinic
Psychiatric and Psychological Insights
Man Against Himself
Suicides
The Inman Diary: A Public and Private Confession
Essential Papers on Suicide
Insights on Survivors and Volunteers
Survivors of Suicide
The Samaritans: Befriending the Suicidal
The Enigma of Suicide
Epilogue: This I Believe
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Author
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