The Encyclopedia of Suicide

Editor/Author Gold, Mark S. and Adamec, Christine
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Facts on File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4483-2
Category: Psychology
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Entries offer information on the causes, history, and psychology of suicide and includes coverage of current research and listings of associations and crisis centers.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword: Suicidal Behavior and Its Aftermath
  • A
  • addiction
  • alcohol-enabled suicide
  • alcoholism
  • alprazolam (Xanax)
  • antidepressants
  • anxiety disorders
  • athletes
  • attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • B
  • Baby Boomers
  • benzodiazepines
  • bereavement
  • bipolar disorder
  • bridges and suicide
  • bullying
  • C
  • cancer
  • celebrity suicides
  • childhood abuse
  • children and suicide
  • chronic pain
  • cocaine
  • college students
  • combat veterans
  • cults
  • cultural beliefs
  • D
  • demographic elements of suicide
  • depression
  • divorce and break-ups
  • doctors who commit suicide
  • drug-enabled suicide
  • dual diagnosis
  • E
  • eating disorders
  • elderly
  • F
  • family members and coping with suicide
  • firearms
  • G
  • gays, lesbians, and bisexuals
  • H
  • heredity
  • I
  • illnesses and procedures linked to suicide
  • impulsivity
  • incarceration
  • L
  • life insurance
  • M
  • men and suicide
  • methods of suicide
  • murder-suicide
  • myths and inaccuracies about suicide
  • O
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • P
  • physician-assisted suicide
  • poisons
  • posttraumatic stress disorder
  • prescription drug abuse and dependence
  • psychiatric disorders
  • psychosis
  • R
  • rape and sexual assault
  • religion
  • S
  • schizophrenia
  • self-help organizations
  • self-injurious acts
  • signs of potential suicide
  • stages of grief
  • suicidal behavior after the suicide of a loved one
  • suicidal gestures and attempts
  • suicide
  • suicide contagion
  • suicide hotlines
  • suicide in adolescents and teenagers
  • suicide notes
  • suicide pact
  • suicide prevention
  • suicide worldwide
  • U
  • unemployment
  • unintentional death
  • V
  • very high suicide risk situations
  • W
  • women and suicide