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About this book
This essential reference volume in the field of suicidology brings forth leading-edge conceptualizations of suicidal behavior by including emerging trends and recent research advances in the field across the globe. It highlights the various trajectories of suicidal behavior, emphasizing the psyche behind attempting suicide, identifying vulnerable groups, and bridging the gap between theoretical underpinnings and application for addressing the aftermath of suicide. The handbook delineates research progress on risk assessment among vulnerable groups of varied milieu. Furthermore, cognizant of the cross-cultural approaches and perspectives in interpreting suicidal behavior, it introduces various avenues of change and well-being. It also addresses important concerns related to terrorism and suicide in the armed forces.
The field of research on suicidal behavior is rather fragmented due to its complex nature. This handbook is a comprehensive repository of the latest research synergized with theoretical conceptualizations that paves the way for newer approaches towards management and prevention of suicidal behavior. This volume includes contributions by eminent authors across the globe, and is a must-have resource for scholars, academics and professionals in the areas of mental health and social work.
suicide risk suicidology self-injury vulnerability to suicide terrorism and suicide military suicides adolescent self-harm and suicide substance abuse and suicide comorbidity risk assessment wellbeing and suicide prevention suicide in professions geriatric suicide personality disorders depression and suicide suicide survivors family therapy
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- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4816-6
- Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
- Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
- eBook Packages Behavioral Science and Psychology
- Print ISBN 978-981-10-4815-9
- Online ISBN 978-981-10-4816-6
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- Health & Hospitals