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Title Understanding and preventing college student suicide [electronic resource] / edited by Dorian A. Lamis and David Lester ; with 41 other contributors.
Published Springfield : Charles C Thomas, 2011.
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 Electronic Book  HV6545.8 .U53 2011eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xix, 339 p.) : ill.
Contents Chapter 1 -- Suicidal behaviors among college students ; Chapter 2 -- Ccollege student suicide risk : analysis of national epidemiological data ; Chapter 3 -- Gender considerations in college students' suicidal behavior ; Chapter 4 -- Racial and ethnic differences ; Chapter 5 -- Murder-suicide on campus ; Chapter 6 -- Suicide risk in university students : a psychiatric perspective ; Chapter 7 -- Individual and family history ; Chapter 8 -- Alcohol involvement and suicidality in college students ; Chapter 9 -- Environmental stressors.
Chapter 10 -- Suicide risk and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender college students. Chapter 11 -- Interpersonal factors ; Chapter 12 -- Protective factors ; Chapter 13 -- A case study ; Chapter 14 -- Suicide assessment in college students : innovations in uncovering suicidal ideation and intent ; Chapter 15 -- Cognitive behavioral therapy for suicidal behavior ; Chapter 16 -- The colaborative assessment and management of suicidality (CAMS) with suicidal college students ; Chapter 17 -- College suicide prevention programs and interventions ; Chapter 18 -- Suicidal postvention in colleges and univesities.
Chapter 19 -- University liability for student suicides : a review of case law ; Chapter 20 -- Final thought ; Name index ; Subject index.
Summary Suicide is currently the second leading cause of death among college students in the United States. This complex issue on college campuses is often overlooked, and this book combines the efforts from several leaders in the field of suicidology in an attempt to grasp a better understanding of college student suicide. The book is divided into four parts. Part I discusses suicidal behaviors among college students, college student suicide risk and an analysis of national epidemiological data, gender considerations, racial and ethnic differences, and murder-suicide on campus. Part II explores...
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Subject College students -- Suicidal behavior -- United States.
Suicide -- United States -- Prevention.
Suicide -- Law and legislation -- United States.
College students -- Mental health -- United States.
College students -- Suicidal behavior -- United States -- Case studies.
Related Names Lamis, Dorian A.
Lester, David.
Additional Format Print version: Understanding and preventing college student suicide. Springfield, Ill. : Charles C. Thomas, c2011 9780398086695
ISBN 9780398086718 (electronic bk.)
0398086710 (electronic bk.)
OCLC number 754582254