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A Special Scar - a book by Wertheimer, Alison

A Special Scar

The Experiences of People Bereaved by Suicide

A Special Scar( )
Author: Wertheimer, Alison
Series title:Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions Ser.
ISBN:978-0-415-82467-5
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $165.00
Book Description:

Every 85 minutes someone in the UK takes their own life and the suicide rate is currently the highest since 2004. Society often reacts with unease, fear and even disapproval but what happens to those bereaved by a self-inflicted death? The reasons leading someone to take their own life are complex, and the bereavement reactions of survivors of suicide can also be complex, including shame, guilt, sadness and the effects of trauma, stigma and social isolation.

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Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Social Science / Violence In Society
Psychology / Suicide
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.3 Pounds

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