Why People Die by Suicide

Why People Die by Suicide
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Publisher : Harvard University Press
Total Pages : 286
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ISBN-10 : 9780674970618
ISBN-13 : 0674970616
Rating : 4/5 (616 Downloads)

Book Synopsis Why People Die by Suicide by : Thomas Joiner

Download or read book Why People Die by Suicide written by Thomas Joiner and published by Harvard University Press. This book was released on 2007-09-30 with total page 286 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Drawing on extensive clinical and epidemiological evidence, as well as personal experience, Thomas Joiner provides the most coherent and persuasive explanation ever given of why and how people overcome life's strongest instinct, self-preservation. He tests his theory against diverse facts about suicide rates among men and women; white and African-American men; anorexics, athletes, prostitutes, and physicians; members of cults, sports fans, and citizens of nations in crisis.

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