The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide
Guidance for Working with Suicidal Clients
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Interpersonal Theory of Suicide by Thomas Joiner
Book DescriptionWhy do people die by suicide? Dr. Thomas Joiner and his colleagues attempt to answer this age-old question by exploring two obvious yet insightful assumptions: people die by suicide because they can - that is, they become desensitized to pain and habituated toward violence; people die by suicide because they want to - they typically have no sense of belonging to a valued group or relationship, and they feel that they have become a burden to loved ones.This book offers a new theoretical framework for diagnosis and risk-assessment of a patient's entry into the dark and obscure mental world of suicidality, and for the creation of preventive and public-health campaigns aimed at the disorder. More important, though, the book provides new, effective clinical guidelines for crisis intervention and for therapeutic alliances in psychotherapy and suicide prevention.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781433804267
(254mm x 180mm x 23mm)
Imprint: American Psychological Association
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thomas Joiner
Perversion of Virtue, Hardback (March 2014)
In The Perversion of Virtue, suicide researcher Thomas Joiner explores the nature of murder-suicide and offers a unique new theory to explain this nearly unexplainable act: that 'true' murder-suicides always involve the wrongheaded invocation of one of four interpersonal virtues.
Myths About Suicide, Paperback (November 2011)» View all books by Thomas Joiner
Around the world, more than a million people die by suicide each year. Yet many of us know very little about a tragedy that may strike our own loved ones - and much of what we think we know is wrong. This book dismantles myth after myth to bring compassionate and accurate understanding of a massive international killer.
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