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Basics

On the Web: Articles

Teen Suicide. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (7/04).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

American Association of Suicidology.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Centre for Suicide Prevention (Canada).

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE).

In the Library: Articles

Friend, Tad. "Jumpers: the fatal grandeur of the Golden Gate bridge," New Yorker (10/13/03):48-59.

Lambert, M.T. & P.S. Silva. "An update on the impact of gun control legislation on suicide," Psychiatric Quarterly 69,2 (sum 98):127-34.

Leenaars, A.A. & D. Lester. "The impact of gun control on suicide: studies from Canada," Archives of Suicide Research 4,1 (1998):25-40.

Luhan, Patrick (translator). “All the necessary tools,” Harper’s (12/03). Suicide notes of Japanese students, aged 10-15.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Battin, Margaret Pabst. The Death Debate: Ethical Issues in Suicide (Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996).

Brown, Ron M. The Art of Suicide (London: Reaktion, 2001). Artistic representations.

Deacon, Richard. The Unseen Killer: A Study of Suicide, its History, Causes & Cures (London: F. Muller, 1964).

De Leo, & Russell Evans. International Suicide Rates & Prevention Strategies (Cambridge MA: Hogrefe & Huber, 2004).

Dorais, Michel with Simon Louis Lajeunesse. Dead Boys Can't Dance: Sexual Orientation, Masculinity & Suicide (trans. Pierre Tremblay; Montreal: McGill-Queens U., 2004).

Duffy, David & Tony Ryan (eds.) New Approaches to Preventing Suicide: A Manual for Practitioners (Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley, 2004).

Geltmaker, Ty. Tired of Living: Suicide in Italy from National Unification to World War I, 1860-1915 (NY: Peter Lang, 2002).

Hammer, Signe. By Her Own Hand: Memoirs of a Suicide's Daughter (NY: Soho, 1991).

Havighurst, Robert J. The Extent & Significance of Suicide among American Indians Today (Washington: ERIC, 1970).

Hassan, Riaz. Suicide Explained: The Australian Experience (Carlton, Vic: Melbourne U., 1995).

Klagsbrun, Francine. Too Young to Die: Suicide & Youth (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976).

Kolehmainen, Janet & Sandra Handwerk. Teen Suicide: A Book for Friends, Family & Classmates (Minneapolis: Lerner, 1986).

Minois, Georges. History of Suicide: Voluntary Death in Western Culture (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1999).

Mishara, Brian (ed.) The Impact of Suicide (NY: Springer, 1995).

Pérez, Louis A. Jr. To Die in Cuba: Suicide & Society (Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 2005).

Portner, Jessica. One in Thirteen: The Silent Epidemic of Teen Suicide (Beltsville MD: Robins Lane, 2001).

Watt, Jeffrey R. (ed.) From Sin to Insanity: Suicide in Early Modern Europe (Ithaca NY: Cornell, 2004).

In the Library: Fiction

Eugenides, Jeffrey. The Virgin Suicides (NY: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1993). Teen suicide in suburban Detroit.

McNally, T.M. Until Your Heart Stops (NY: Villard, 1993). Teen suicide in Phoenix.

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Virgin Suicides" [2000], dir. Sofia Coppola, 96m. In video stores.



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