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The Sealed Box of Suicide : the Contexts of Self-Death / Colin Tatz, Simon Tatz
Bib ID 8536756
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Tatz, Colin
Online Access
Description Cham : Springer, 2019 
1 online resource ( 215 pages) : 
ISBN 3030281590
9783030281595 ((electronic bk.))
Invalid ISBN 3030281582
Full contents
  • Intro; Acknowledgements; Contents; About the Authors; 1 Explanations; References; 2 The Sound of Suicide; References; 3 Depressing Thoughts; References; 4 History Lessons; 4.1 Some Texts; 4.2 Greece and Rome; 4.3 Burials; 4.4 Melancholia; 4.5 Property; 4.6 The Renaissance; References; 5 The Aspirin Age; 5.1 Suicide and Depression; 5.2 Suicide and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM); 5.3 The Medical Domination of Suicide; 5.4 Power Imbalances; 5.5 The Magic Pill; 5.6 Novel Ideas; References; 6 Diverse Suicides; 6.1 Thirty-Six Categories; 6.2 Twenty Methods
  • 6.3 Variations in Suicide MethodsReferences; 7 Differing Contexts; 7.1 Connections; 7.2 Understanding or Explaining?; 7.3 The Prime Examples; 7.4 Australia; 7.5 Canada and the USA; References; 8 The Preventionists; 8.1 Suicide Statistics; 8.2 Prevention is not a Science; 8.3 Suicide and 'At-risk' Groups; 8.4 Problems with 'At-risk' Groups; 8.5 Different Approaches to Prevention; 8.5.1 Suicide in Eastern Europe; 8.5.2 Suicide in Japan; 8.5.3 New Zealand; References; 9 The Evaluators; 9.1 Suicide Prevention Agencies; 9.2 What Is Being Evaluated?; 9.3 Suicide Prevention in Australia; References
  • 10 The Assisters10.1 Euthanasia; 10.2 Death as Kindness; 10.3 Forms of Euthanasia; 10.4 Doctors and Euthanasia; 10.5 Psychological Suffering and Euthanasia; 10.6 Euthanasia in Victoria (Australia); 10.7 Exit International; References; 11 The Coroners; 11.1 Who Are Appointed; 11.2 The Matter of Presumption; 11.3 Suicide Statistics; 11.4 Standards of Proof; 11.5 Some Coronial Rulings; 11.6 The Matter of Grief; 11.7 Australian Research on Suicide Determinations; 11.8 Relevant Matters: Detection; References; 12 The Professionals; 12.1 Degrees of Learning; 12.2 The Aboriginal Case
  • 12.3 The Professional Amateurs12.4 Suicide in the Medical Profession; References; 13 The Alleviators; 13.1 Ideology and Suicide; 13.2 Sport and Suicide; 13.3 Parliamentary Responses; 13.4 Bureaucratic Responses; 13.5 Critical Suicide Studies; References; 14 Final Thoughts; 14.1 Puzzles and Enigmas; 14.1.1 'National Shame'?; 14.1.2 The Question of Rejection; 14.1.3 Suicide and Other Deaths; 14.1.4 The Shroud of Taboo; 14.1.5 The Shroud of Stigma; 14.1.6 The Matter of Sovereignty; 14.1.7 The Antidepressant Puzzle; 14.1.8 The Statistical Puzzle; 14.1.9 The Pain Puzzle
  • 14.1.10 The Medical Bias Puzzle14.2 The Biomedical Model; 14.2.1 The Medical Obsession; 14.2.2 DSM and Children's Suicide; 14.2.3 The Question of Rationality; 14.2.4 The Matter of 'Happiness'; 14.2.5 The 'Oneness' of Suicide; 14.2.6 Good Grief, Bad Grief; 14.2.7 Assisted Dying; 14.3 Prevention Problems; 14.3.1 The Preventable and the Non-preventable; 14.3.2 The Target Fantasy; 14.3.3 Holism: Preventionism and the Public; 14.3.4 The Allocation of Functions; 14.3.5 The Allocation of Personnel; 14.3.6 The Distribution of Personnel; 14.4 Non-medical Approaches; 14.4.1 The Social Sciences

14.4.2 Anthropology in Particular

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web. 
Subjects Suicide.  |  Suicide -- Prevention.  |  Suicide -- Sociological aspects.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Tatz, Simon  |  EBSCOhost


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