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When it is darkest : why people die by suicide and what we can do to prevent it / Rory O'Connor.

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  • ISBN: 9781785043437
  • ISBN: 1785043439
  • Physical Description: vi, 346 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: London : Vermilion, an imprint of Ebury Publishing, Penguin Random House UK, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Suicide: an overview. The how, who and when of suicide ; What suicidal pain feels like ; Myths and misunderstandings -- Suicide is more about ending the pain than wanting to die. Making sense of a suicide ; What suicide is not ; Toward an integrated understanding of suicide ; The integrated motivational-volitional model of suicidal behaviour ; Crossing the precipice: from thoughts of suicide to suicidal behaviour -- What works to keep people who are suicidal safe. Brief contact interventions ; Safety planning ; Longer-term interventions -- Supporting people who are vulnerable to suicide or bereaved by suicide. Asking people about suicide ; Supporting those who are suicidal ; Surviving the aftermath of suicide.
Summary, etc.:
"Bringing together decades of work on suicide prevention research, Professor O'Connor's own experience and other people's stories, 'When it is darkest' gets to the heart of the most tragic of human outcomes. Shedding light on why suicide happens - and what we can do to prevent it - it will support you to listen to someone vulnerable without judgement. For those struggling to get through the tragedy of suicide, it will help you find strength in the darkest of places."--Back cover.
Subject: Suicide.
Suicidal behavior.
Suicide > Prevention.
Suicide, Attempted.
Suicide > prevention & control.
Comportement suicidaire.
Suicide > Prévention.
Suicidal behavior.
Genre: Self-help publications.
Self-help publications.
Livres de croissance personnelle.