Relating to self-harm and suicide: Psychoanalytic perspectives on practice, theory and prevention
Briggs, Stephen and Lemma, Alessandra and Crouch, William, eds. (2008) Relating to self-harm and suicide: Psychoanalytic perspectives on practice, theory and prevention. Routledge, London. ISBN 978-0-415-42256-7Full text not yet available from this repository.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Relating to Self-Harm and Suicide presents original studies and research from contemporary psychoanalysts, therapists and academics focusing on the psychoanalytic understanding of suicide and self-harm, and how this can be applied to clinical work and policy. This powerful critique of current thinking suggests that suicide and self-harm must be understood as having meaning within interpersonal and intrapsychic relationships, offering a new and more hopeful dimension for prevention and recovery. Divided into three sections, the book includes: a theoretical overview examples of psychoanalytic practice with self-harming and suicidal patients applications of psychoanalytic thinking to suicide and self-harm prevention. Relating to Self-Harm and Suicide will be helpful to psychoanalytic therapists, analysts and mental health professionals wanting to integrate psychoanalytic ideas into their work with self-harmers and the suicidal. This text will also be of use to academics and professionals involved in suicidal prevention.
|Subjects:||Disabilities & Disorders (mental & physical) > Suicide
Psychological Therapies, Psychiatry, Counselling > Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Disabilities & Disorders (mental & physical) > Self Harm
|Department/People:||Children, Young Adult and Family Services|
|Depositing User:||Ms Angela Douglas|
|Date Deposited:||16 Aug 2009 14:23|
|Last Modified:||09 Feb 2016 10:28|
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