Myths about Suicide

By Thomas E. Joiner
(Harvard University Press, Hardcover, 9780674048225, 304pp.)

Publication Date: April 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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This clear and powerful book dismantles the myths surrounding suicide to bring compassionate and accurate understanding of this massive international killer.

Wednesday, Apr 28, 2010

There are many myths about suicide: that it's an act of selfishness, that it's cowardly, that it's just a cry for help. In Myths About Suicide, Thomas Joiner says much of what we assume is wrong, and explains why it's so important to better understand this heart-wrenching facet of human behavior. More at

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