Teen Health Series: Suicide Information for Teens

Editor/Author Wohlenhaus, Kim
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1088-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Pending
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Provides basic consumer health information for teens about suicide risk factors, warning signs, intervention and treatment, and prevention strategies.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Suicide Facts And Statistics
  • Chapter 1—Suicide In The United States
  • Chapter 2—Statistics About Teen Suicide
  • Chapter 3—Teen Suicide: A Global Perspective
  • Chapter 4—Culture Plays A Role In Adolescent Suicide
  • Chapter 5—Facts About Suicide In Older Adults
  • Chapter 6—Firearms And Suicide
  • Chapter 7—Attitudes About Mental Health
  • Part Two: Mental Health Disorders And Life-Threatening Behaviors Linked To Suicide Risk
  • Chapter 8—Depression: A Key Risk For Suicide
  • Chapter 9—How Is Depression Detected And Treated?
  • Chapter 10—Dealing With Teen Depression
  • Chapter 11—Bipolar Disorder
  • Chapter 12—Anxiety Disorders
  • Chapter 13—Schizophrenia And Suicide
  • Chapter 14—Abuse Of Alcohol And Other Substances Increases Suicide Risk
  • Chapter 15—Abusing Prescription And Over-The-Counter Drugs
  • Chapter 16—Abusive Relationships May Increase Suicide Risk
  • Chapter 17—Self-Injury In Teens
  • Chapter 18—Eating Disorders
  • Part Three: Recognizing And Treating Suicidal Ideation
  • Chapter 19—If You Are Considering Suicide Read This First
  • Chapter 20—My Friend Is Talking About Suicide
  • Chapter 21—Why Does A Person Consider Suicide?
  • Chapter 22—How Can Psychotherapy Help?
  • Chapter 23—Going To A Therapist: What To Expect
  • Chapter 24—Medications For Treatment Of Mental Health Disorders
  • Chapter 25—Dealing With Addiction
  • Chapter 26—Recovering From A Suicide Attempt
  • Chapter 27—Helping Someone Else Recovering From A Suicide Attempt
  • Part Four: When Someone You Know Dies From Suicide
  • Chapter 28—Surviving Suicide Loss
  • Chapter 29—The Stages Of Grief And Help For Recovery
  • Chapter 30—Coping With Bereavement
  • Chapter 31—The Grieving Teen
  • Chapter 32—Supporting A Grieving Person
  • Chapter 33—How Suicide Affects Family Members
  • Part Five: Preventing Suicide
  • Chapter 34—What Is Mental Health?
  • Chapter 35—Coping With Stress
  • Chapter 36—Sleep Is Vital To Your Well-Being
  • Chapter 37—Body Image And Self Esteem
  • Chapter 38—Helping A Depressed Person
  • Chapter 39—Understanding And Helping A Suicidal Person
  • Chapter 40—Suicide Prevention: What You Can Do
  • Chapter 41—Preventing Suicide Contagion
  • Chapter 42—Individual, Family, And Community Connectedness Help Prevent Suicidal Behavior
  • Chapter 43—Goals Of The National Strategy For Suicide Prevention
  • Part Six: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 44—Suicide And Crisis Hotlines
  • Chapter 45—Additional Information About Suicide
  • Chapter 46—Resources For Suicide Survivors