Night Falls Fast

Night Falls Fast

Understanding Suicide

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Baker & Taylor
A study of the growing epidemic of suicide among young people draws on the author's firsthand battle with severe manic-depression and attempted suicide to reveal the psychological, medical, and biological aspects of self-inflicted death

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An internationally recognized authority on depressive illnesses, and a survivor of suicide, weaves together a psychological and scientific exploration of suicide with personal essays about individual suicides. She traces the reasons underlying suicide, looking into the journals, drawings, and farewell notes of suicides, and discusses biological and psychological factors in suicide and new treatments for mental illness. The author is a professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as well as honorary professor of English at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

From the bestselling author of An Unquiet Mind comes an incisive study of the growing epidemic of suicide among young people, drawing on the author's firsthand battle with severe manicdepression and attempted suicide to reveal the psychological, medical, and biological aspects of selfinflicted death. 175,000 first printing. Tour.

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375401459
0375401458
Branch Call Number: 616.8584 JAM
Characteristics: x, 432 p. ; 22 cm

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