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Touched By Suicide

Michael F MyersCarla Fine

Touched By Suicide

Michael F MyersCarla Fine

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Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved oneas death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affectedadirectly or indirectlyaby this tragedy each year. And it sends us on a lifelong search for answers, both to the practical questions and the deepest question of all: Why? In this definitive guide book, Michael F. Myers, MD, a leading psychiatrist, and Carla Fine, author of the acclaimed "No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One," combine their perspectives as a physician and a survivor to offer compassionate and practical advice to anyone affected by suicide. BACKCOVER: Advance Praise for "Touched by Suicide": ^ aEach year suicide claims tens of thousands of lives, but its victims extend far beyond the annual statistical sum. It is the living, those loved ones left behind to answer the unanswerable and move on with life, who surely are the victims as well. To them, "Touched by Suici

- Publisher A leading clinician in the field joins the acclaimed author of No Time to Say Goodbye to share groundbreaking guidance with everyone affected by suicide. Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved one's death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affected-directly or indirectly-by this tragedy each year. And it sends us on a lifelong search for answers, both to the practical questions and the deepest question of all: Why? In this definitive guide book, Michael F. Myers, MD, a leading psychiatrist, and Carla Fine, author of the acclaimed No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One, combine their perspectives as a physician and a survivor to offer compassionate and practical advice to anyone affected by suicide.

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About "Touched By Suicide"

Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved oneas death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affectedadirectly or indirectlyaby this tragedy each year. And it sends us on a lifelong search for answers, both to the practical questions and the deepest question of all: Why? In this definitive guide book, Michael F. Myers, MD, a leading psychiatrist, and Carla Fine, author of the acclaimed "No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One," combine their perspectives as a physician and a survivor to offer compassionate and practical advice to anyone affected by suicide. BACKCOVER: Advance Praise for "Touched by Suicide": ^ aEach year suicide claims tens of thousands of lives, but its victims extend far beyond the annual statistical sum. It is the living, those loved ones left behind to answer the unanswerable and move on with life, who surely are the victims as well. To them, "Touched by Suici
- Publisher

A leading clinician in the field joins the acclaimed author of No Time to Say Goodbye to share groundbreaking guidance with everyone affected by suicide. Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved one's death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affected-directly or indirectly-by this tragedy each year. And it sends us on a lifelong search for answers, both to the practical questions and the deepest question of all: Why? In this definitive guide book, Michael F. Myers, MD, a leading psychiatrist, and Carla Fine, author of the acclaimed No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One, combine their perspectives as a physician and a survivor to offer compassionate and practical advice to anyone affected by suicide.
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Meet the Authors

Carla Fine

A former member of the Board of Trustees of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Michael F. Myersis one of the worlds leading clinicians in the field of suicide. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. Carla Fines numerous books include the acclaimed No Time to Say Goodbye, a memoir written in the aftermath of her husbands suicide. She has appeared on national television shows.

Table Of Contents

  • :touched By Suicideforeword
    by Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.d.

    introduction
    making Sense Of Suicide

    part One
    what Happened? The Aftermath Of Suicide

    1. The Devastation Of Suicide
    2. Searching For Reasons

    part Two
    what Can I Do? Practical Suggestions For Healing

    3. Protecting Your Health
    4. Keeping Your Family Together
    5. Telling Your Children
    6. Coping With Specific Circumstances
    7. Reaching Out For Support
    8. Getting Help From Mental Health Professionals

    part Three
    how Can I Go On? Finding Meaning After Suicide

    9. Suicide, Religion, And Spirituality
    10. Life-preserving Ingishts Into Suicide And Attempted Suicide
    11. Erasing The Stigma Of Suicide

    conclusion
    breaking The Silence, Easing The Pain
    appendix A: Resource Directory
    appendix B: Bibliography
    index

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 264242
  • Product Code 1592402283
  • EAN 9781592402281
  • Pages 320
  • Department General Books
  • Category Grief, Comfort & Consolation
  • Sub-Category Illness
  • Publisher Gotham Books
  • Publication Date Sep 2006
  • Sales Rank #32077
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.376kg

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