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A special scar : the experiences of people bereaved by suicide, Alison Wertheimer

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A special scar : the experiences of people bereaved by suicide
Title
A special scar
Title remainder
the experiences of people bereaved by suicide
Statement of responsibility
Alison Wertheimer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Wertheimer, Alison
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Suicide
  • Bereavement
  • Suicide victims
Label
A special scar : the experiences of people bereaved by suicide, Alison Wertheimer
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword to the Classic Edition; Foreword to the second edition; Preface to the second edition; Acknowledgements; Part 1: Introduction; 1. Suicide: an introduction; Facts and figures; National and international suicide rates; Gender-related issues; Age-related issues; Seasonal and other factors; At-risk occupational groups; Copycat suicides; Suicide and the media; Attitudes towards suicide; Religious attitudes; Legislation and suicide; Current attitudes towards suicide; The language of suicide
  • 2. Survivors of suicideThe emergence of the survivor; Who are the survivors?; Survivors -- or victims?; Studies of the impact of suicide; Features of suicide bereavement; The suicide (Chapter 4); Events leading up to the death (Chapter 5); The search for understanding (Chapter 6); Suicide and the law (Chapter 7); Funerals (Chapter 8); Facing suicide as a family (Chapters 9 and 10); Facing the world: other people's reactions (Chapter 11); Looking for support (Chapter 12); The reactions of survivors (Chapter 13); Surviving suicide bereavement (Chapter 14); Part 2: Aspects of suicide bereavement
  • 3. Meeting the survivorsBackground to the survivors; The people who had died by suicide; The survivors' reasons for being interviewed; 4. When the suicide happens; Finding out; First reactions; The involvement of strangers; Farewells; Facing the horror; Viewing the body; 5. Looking back; Living with a suicidal person; Facing threats of suicide; Previous attempts to find help; Other stresses in the family; Power in relationships; Denying the possibility of suicide; Point of no return; 6. Why did it happen? The search for understanding; The search for meaning; The nature of the search
  • You cannot ask the victim whyWhat sort of person was the victim?; Suicide notes; Doubts about the person's intentions; Wisdom with hindsight; Living without all the answers; 7. The inquest; Introduction; Waiting for the inquest; The survivor's reactions to the inquest; The evidence; The verdict; The role of the press; 8. Funerals; 9. Facing suicide as a family; How the family sees itself; Communication in the family; Talking with children; Same family, different reactions; Blame within the family; Secrets in the family; Does suicide run in families?
  • 10. The impact of suicide on individual family membersParents; Siblings; Parental suicide in childhood; Spouses; 11. Facing the world; Bereavement and social support; Norms of suicide death and bereavement; Breaking the news to other people; Other people's reactions; Avoidance; Talking about the deceased; Shame and stigma; What helped the survivors; 12. Looking for support; Support in the early stages; Finding and using support services; Experiences with general practitioners; Use of counselling and psychotherapy; Self-help and mutual support; Moving on; 13. Facing the feelings
Control code
ocn857110761
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Routledge mental health classic edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134600038
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857110761
Label
A special scar : the experiences of people bereaved by suicide, Alison Wertheimer
Publication
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword to the Classic Edition; Foreword to the second edition; Preface to the second edition; Acknowledgements; Part 1: Introduction; 1. Suicide: an introduction; Facts and figures; National and international suicide rates; Gender-related issues; Age-related issues; Seasonal and other factors; At-risk occupational groups; Copycat suicides; Suicide and the media; Attitudes towards suicide; Religious attitudes; Legislation and suicide; Current attitudes towards suicide; The language of suicide
  • 2. Survivors of suicideThe emergence of the survivor; Who are the survivors?; Survivors -- or victims?; Studies of the impact of suicide; Features of suicide bereavement; The suicide (Chapter 4); Events leading up to the death (Chapter 5); The search for understanding (Chapter 6); Suicide and the law (Chapter 7); Funerals (Chapter 8); Facing suicide as a family (Chapters 9 and 10); Facing the world: other people's reactions (Chapter 11); Looking for support (Chapter 12); The reactions of survivors (Chapter 13); Surviving suicide bereavement (Chapter 14); Part 2: Aspects of suicide bereavement
  • 3. Meeting the survivorsBackground to the survivors; The people who had died by suicide; The survivors' reasons for being interviewed; 4. When the suicide happens; Finding out; First reactions; The involvement of strangers; Farewells; Facing the horror; Viewing the body; 5. Looking back; Living with a suicidal person; Facing threats of suicide; Previous attempts to find help; Other stresses in the family; Power in relationships; Denying the possibility of suicide; Point of no return; 6. Why did it happen? The search for understanding; The search for meaning; The nature of the search
  • You cannot ask the victim whyWhat sort of person was the victim?; Suicide notes; Doubts about the person's intentions; Wisdom with hindsight; Living without all the answers; 7. The inquest; Introduction; Waiting for the inquest; The survivor's reactions to the inquest; The evidence; The verdict; The role of the press; 8. Funerals; 9. Facing suicide as a family; How the family sees itself; Communication in the family; Talking with children; Same family, different reactions; Blame within the family; Secrets in the family; Does suicide run in families?
  • 10. The impact of suicide on individual family membersParents; Siblings; Parental suicide in childhood; Spouses; 11. Facing the world; Bereavement and social support; Norms of suicide death and bereavement; Breaking the news to other people; Other people's reactions; Avoidance; Talking about the deceased; Shame and stigma; What helped the survivors; 12. Looking for support; Support in the early stages; Finding and using support services; Experiences with general practitioners; Use of counselling and psychotherapy; Self-help and mutual support; Moving on; 13. Facing the feelings
Control code
ocn857110761
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Routledge mental health classic edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134600038
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857110761

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