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Contemporary Perspectives on Rational Suicide (Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement)

by James L. Werth

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death & dying,
  • Ethical issues & debates,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Suicide,
  • Psychopathology - Compulsive Behavior,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Rational suicide,
  • Sociological aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8092212M
    ISBN 100876309376
    ISBN 109780876309377

    In this regard, the two macro perspectives offer significant advantages over their micro cousins. In addition, one of the micro perspectives, rational choice theory, has also been criticized for ignoring the importance of emotions, altruism, and other values for guiding human interaction (Lowenstein, ). Lowenstein, G. (). Books shelved as suicide: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven, The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides, Forgive M.

      That marriage is associated with lower suicide rates is close to a sociological law. Work on religiosity has been marked by some inconsistencies which are reviewed in the context of four theoretical perspectives on religion and suicide: religious integration, religious commitment, religious networks, and the moral community perspective.   Suicide Is Not Rational He is the author of the award-winning book, FINALLY OUT: LETTING GO OF LIVING STRAIGHT, a frequent guest on the radio and podcasts, and is a popular speaker. Previously.

      Contemporary Perspectives on Rational Suicide (Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement) eBook: Werth, James L.: : Kindle StoreManufacturer: Routledge.   Several sets of criteria have been developed. Most require the decision to kill oneself be voluntary, well considered, and stemming from a terminal or irreversibly debilitated condition for it to be considered rational. In this chapter, we apply a set of criteria for rational suicide to an actual patient and examine them from multiple perspectives.


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Contemporary Perspectives on Rational Suicide book. Edited By James L. Werth. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 17 June Pub. location New York. The book consists of 30 chapters, 28 of which are creatively paired presentations by major figures in various academic and professional disciplines discussing arguments for and against rational suicide.

The book cleverly seduces the reader by two forewords, one by Derek Humphry, founder of the Hemlock Society, juxtaposed with one by one by Rita. Contemporary perspectives on rational suicide. Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Decem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). The idea that suicide may be an acceptable, rational option is rarely presented in professional literature.

However, recent events and developments forcefully demonstrate that mental health professionals can no longer ignore the possibility that people can make a rational decision to introducing the concept of rational suicide, the book explores the changing views of suicide over the.

The first 3 criteria – ability to reason, realistic world view, & adequacy of information – attempt to answer the question of whether suicide can be chosen in a rational, unimpaired way, & the other 2 – avoidance of harm & accordance with fundamental interests – explore whether suicide can ever be a rational.

Contemporary Perspectives on Rational Suicide raises many questions and provides some answers. In the end, however, any of us who have worked with patients know that the answers are never simple.

This book provides a vehicle for compassionate clarification of some of the often not so readily apparent factors that affect that decision. She is a contributor to Contemporary Perspectives on Rational Suicide (Taylor & Francis, ) and the author of articles that have appeared in numerous publications including: Akron Beacon Journal American Thinker Chicago Sun-Times Detroit News Duquesne Law Review Journal of Pharmacy Technology Maryland Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues.

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Exploring the Philosophy of Death and Dying: Classical and Contemporary Perspectives is the first book to offer students the full breadth of philosophical issues that are raised by the end of life.

Included are many of the essential voices that have contributed to the philosophy of death and dying throughout history and in contemporary research. Clinical criteria for rational suicide in the elderly are proposed in this book for the first time, as well as a guidelines for the psychosocial profile of an older adult who wants to commit rational suicide.

Unlike any other book, this text examines the existential, psychological, and psychodynamic s: 4. from book Rational Suicide in the Elderly: Clinical, Ethical, and Sociocultural Aspects Yes, sometimes Contemporary perspectives on rational suicide.

Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel. from book Rational Suicide in the Elderly: Clinical, Ethical, and Sociocultural Aspects (pp) Rational Suicide and the Law Chapter October with 21 Reads. In this regard, the two macro perspectives offer significant advantages over their micro cousins.

In addition, one of the micro perspectives, rational choice theory, has also been criticized for ignoring the importance of emotions, altruism, and other values for guiding human interaction (Lowenstein, ). Clinical criteria for rational suicide in the elderly are proposed in this book for the first time, as well as a guidelines for the psychosocial profile of an older adult who wants to commit rational suicide.

Unlike any other book, this text examines the existential, psychological, and psychodynamic perspectives.Editorial Reviews. Provides contrasting perspectives on rational suicide from experts representing many fields. Pro and con matched chapters are divided into three sections on background issues, views of service providers, and insights on special : $Background and Objectives: The complex concept of rational suicide, defined as a well-thought-out decision to die by an individual who is mentally competent, is even more controversial in the case of older adults.

Materials and Methods: With the aim of better understanding the concept of rational suicide in older adults, we performed a systematic review of the literature, searching PubMed and.