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Berne, Emma Carlson.
Publication Information:
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2006]

Physical Description:
195 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Views of suicide in classical Greece and Rome / A. Alvarez -- Early Christian views on suicide / Georges Minois -- Masada: an early instance of mass suicide / Flavius Josephus -- Suicide is prohibited by Christian teaching / Augustine of Hippo -- Suicide in the Old Testament and Rabbinic literature / Kalman Kaplan and Matthew Schwartz -- Suicide is a crime against God / Thomas Aquinas -- The early protestant view of suicide / Jeffrey R. Watt -- Suicide is caused by melancholy / Robert Burton -- Suicide is not a mortal sin / John Donne -- Humans control their own destinies / David Hume -- Suicide is like murder / Farmers' Cabinet -- Condoning suicide devalues human life / Harper's Weekly -- Suicide during the great depression / Miriam Allen de Ford -- Japanese kamikaze pilots during World War II / Maurice Pinguet -- Researching the psychology of suicide / Peter Wyden -- Jonestown: mind control and mass suicide / Melissa Dittmann -- Teenage suicide in the sun belt / David Gelman -- In favor of physician-assisted suicide / Joan Ryan -- Against physician-assisted suicide / Richard Radtke -- Antidepressants and teen suicide / Susan Schindehette et. al. -- Explaining the different suicide rates of men and women / Liza H. Gold -- Suicide pacts and the internet / Ian Cobain -- Group suicides and the internet in Japan / Matthew Rusling -- Gay teens and suicide / Robert Li Kitts.
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