The International Handbook of Suicide Prevention, 2nd Edition, presents a series of readings that consider the individual and societal factors that lead to suicide, it addresses ways these factors may be mitigated, and presents the most up-to-date evidence for effective suicide prevention approaches.
- An updated reference that shows why effective suicide prevention can only be achieved by understanding the many reasons why people choose to end their lives
- Gathers together contributions from more than 100 of the world’s leading authorities on suicidal behavior—many of them new to this edition
- Considers suicide from epidemiological, psychological, clinical, sociological, and neurobiological perspectives, providing a holistic understanding of the subject
- Describes the most up-to-date, evidence-based research and practice from across the globe, and explores its implications across countries, cultures, and the lifespan