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Psychotherapy of suicidal behaviour is most effective when it flows from understanding. Professor Edwin Shneidman has spent his working life clarifying this issue and making direct implications for intervention. Now, nearing the end of his career in suicidology, this book is a statement of his conclusions.
Paperback, 270 pages
Published April 28th 1995 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Dr. Edwin S. Shneidman (born c. 1918) is a noted American suicidologist/thanatologist. He with co-workers from the Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Center provided a major stimulus to research into suicide and its prevention. He was the founder of the American Association of Suicidology and of the principal United States journal for suicide studies, Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior. He is Profe ...more
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