Night falls fast : understanding suicide / Kay Redfield Jamison.

  • 1st ed.
  • New York : Knopf 1999
Physical description
x, 432 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • 0375401458 (hc)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-414) and index.
  • pt. 1. Buried above ground: an introduction to suicide -- ch. 1. Death lies near at hand: history and overview -- ch. 2. To measure the heart's turbulence: definitions and magnitudes -- Essay: this life, this death -- pt. 2. Just hope has gone: psychology and psychopathology -- ch. 3. Take off the amber, put out the lamp: the psychology of suicide -- ch. 4. Burden of despair: psychopathology and suicide -- ch. 5. What matters it, if rope or garter: methods and places -- Essay: the lion enclosure -- pt. 3. Pangs of nature, taints of blood: the biology of suicide -- ch. 6. Plunge into deep waters: genetic and evolutionary perspectives -- ch. 7. Death-blood: neurobiology and neuropathology -- Essay: the colouring to events: the death of Meriwether Lewis -- pt. 4. Building against death: prevention of suicide -- ch. 8. Modest magical qualities: treatment and prevention -- ch. 9. As a society: the public health -- ch. 10. Half-stitched scar: those left behind.
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • English

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British Library: Lending Collection 99/39665
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: South Wing, Floor 6 244.c.99.1588
University of Cambridge Libraries: Jesus College: > Quincentenary Library IWU S Jam
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Main Library (STANDARD LOAN) - 2nd floor HV 6546 Jam 1999
University of Essex: Albert Sloman Library HV 6545.J2
University of Oxford Libraries: Green Templeton College Library RC 569 Jam
University of Oxford Libraries: Harris Manchester College Library: Tate Library, Library of Congress Classification RC569 JAM 1999
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