What's New in the Library - Fall 2013


Online Resources

iE13: Trauma Informed Care: Trauma, Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention
New column looks at trauma survivors and a common co-occurring disorder they often experience‚ÄĒsubstance  abuse disorder . This can place them at a higher risk for suicide.

 

Suicide Prevention Primer Toolkit
A collection of statistics, risk and protective factors, and programs relating to suicide and suicide prevention.

 

 

iE12: Suicide and Stigma
Column which examines how stigma can be a barrier to the prevention of suicide.

 


Books

Modern Community Mental Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Edited by Kenneth Yeager, David Cutler, Dale Svendsen and Grayce Sills. Oxford University Press.(2013).621 p.
This pathfinding textbook promises to revolutionize community mental health training by responding to the realities of modern health care delivery systems, presenting an integrated, interdisciplinary paradigm of care (publisher notes).

 

Understanding Suicide: A Sociological Autopsy. By Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield  and Michael Shiner.Palgrave Macmillan.(2011).203 p.
Sociologists have debated suicide since the early days of the discipline. This book assesses that body of work and breaks new ground through a qualitatively-driven, mixed method 'sociological autopsy' of one hundred suicides that explores what can be known about suicidal lives(publisher notes).

 

A Comprehensive Guide to Suicidal Behaviours: Working with Individuals at Risk and their Families. By David Aldridge and Sergio Perez Barrero.Jessica Kinglsey Publishers.(2012).192 p.
Over a million people commit suicide worldwide every year. Taking an interdisciplinary approach that looks at the person at risk, the family and personal relationships they have and the communities in which they are embedded, this book with help anyone working with suicidal individuals to prevent this major cause of death.Backed up by research and clinical expertise the book clarifies the facts about suicide and debunks the many unfounded myths surrounding the subject. It covers the classifications and manifestations of suicide, as well as the major risk factors, at-risk groups and warning signs(publisher notes).
 

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