A psychodynamic approach to suicide
Lees, John and Stimpson, Quentin (2007) A psychodynamic approach to suicide. In: Palmer, Stephen, (ed.) Suicide: strategies and interventions for reduction and prevention. Routledge, London, pp. 173-183. ISBN 978-1-58391-994-1Full text not available from this repository.
This paper begins by critically exploring Freudian and post-Freudian understandings of suicide while drawing several examples from clinical practice. The paper then reconsiders psychodynamic approaches to suicidal clients from a Levinasian ethical position. Suggests that suicide may be a logical part of what it is to be human, rather than an indication of mental illness.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||Pages 173-183 in: Suicide: strategies and interventions for reduction and prevention.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||suicide, psychodynamic approaches|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry|
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Health & Social Care > Department of Psychology & Counselling|
School of Health & Social Care
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2011 18:20|
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