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SUICIDE AND THE LAW: CASES, THEORIES AND STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION.

Selkin, James


Item #: 13103

Pages: 148p.
Published: Getzville; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2005.

Subjects: HEALTH & SAFETY, PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY

This book is designed to fulfill three major goals. First,to let the reader know that some suicides can be prevented,and concepts are presented which can help to assist thosein need. Secondly, to inform the reader that most suicidesoccur within a context-a family, a jail, a psychiatrichospital, and so forth. Careful post-mortem study of thesuicide or suicide attempt in these settings can bring aboutimprovements that minimize the likelihood that others willact out. Finally, the practicing attorney who encounters asuicide will, after reading this book, have in hand thetools and concepts needed to pursue the matter in thecourts.

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