Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide

Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide

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An internationally recognized authority on depressive illnesses, and a survivor of suicide, weaves together a psychological and scientific exploration of suicide with personal essays about individual suicides. She traces the reasons underlying suicide, looking into the journals, drawings, and farewell notes of suicides, and discusses biological and psychological factors in suicide and new treatments for mental illness. The author is a professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as well as honorary professor of English at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 147.32 x 215.9 x 35.56mm | 589.67g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0375401458
  • 9780375401459

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