Katie's Diary: Unlocking the Mystery of a Suicide

Katie s Diary Unlocking the Mystery of a Suicide Despite volumes of research on the topic we are no nearer to understanding why individuals commit suicide than we were years ago Thus the thoughtful readings and reactions to Katie s journal may

  • Title: Katie's Diary: Unlocking the Mystery of a Suicide
  • Author: David Lester
  • ISBN: 9780415935005
  • Page: 175
  • Format: Paperback
  • Despite volumes of research on the topic, we are no nearer to understanding why individuals commit suicide than we were 40 years ago Thus, the thoughtful readings and reactions to Katie s journal may serve to advance our understanding and thinking in this important areaI see this representing the leading edge of the field of suicidology that is timely and showsDespite volumes of research on the topic, we are no nearer to understanding why individuals commit suicide than we were 40 years ago Thus, the thoughtful readings and reactions to Katie s journal may serve to advance our understanding and thinking in this important areaI see this representing the leading edge of the field of suicidology that is timely and shows promise of becoming standard reading for suicidologists and other mental health clinicians o James Rogers, University of Akron No other book in the field is so concretely anchored in the subjective realities of a single suicidal subject, and few bring to bear such a panoply of probing perspectives as Lester has assembled DEGREESDELthe wide ranging commentaries on Katie s diary suggest empathic and informed inroads into her torment, encouraging readers both to grasp the depth of her despair, and to discern possible paths through and beyond it o From the series editor s foreword by Robert A Neimeyer, Ph.D Series Editor, and author of Lessons of Loss A Guide to Coping A fascinating and original look at the diary of a patient that dies by suicide David Lester has pulled together a noteworthy group of suicidologists that provides detailed and expert analysis from a broad range of perspectives o M David Rudd, Ph.D ABPP, President Elect, American Association of Suicidology David Lester and his colleagues have created an exciting and compelling tribute to Katie through their efforts in providing divergent interpretations of her journal writings leading up to her premature death by suicide This book is a welcome addition to the literature in suicidology and will become a staple for those who seek to understand the psychological turmoil that provides the backdrop for suicide o James R Rogers, Ph.D Associate Professor of Education, Department of Counseling, University of Akron Despite volumes of research on the topic, we are no nearer to understanding why ind

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    • Suicide is a sensitive subject. Not only to those who've lost someone to suicide, but also to those who've attempted it. And it's something that suicides must talk about, just because that is all we can think about.In this book you'll find the diary of Katie (not her real name) - it is authentic, real-life stuff. What makes it so interested is that psychologists from different fields comment on it. You've got someone like Prof James Pennebaker (author of Writing to Heal) who does a word analysis [...]


    • Excerpts from the real diary a troubled young woman kept in the year prior to her suicide. Various mental health professionals analyze the diary, each offering their opinion as to what was wrong with "Katie" (a pseudonym), what lead her to take her life and how her suicide could have been prevented.This book is not a page-turner and not designed for the layman, but rather professionals and in particular psychotherapists. It was reasonably readable and understandable for me, but if you don't know [...]


    • This book absolutely terrified me. It took me forever to finish it I think my copy is now overdue at the university library by 2 months.I'm going to write a review later when my head is clear!


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