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Definition
“Suicide is defined as the act of deliberately taking one's own life. It occurs most often in response to a crisis such as a death or the loss of a relationship or job.”
Frankish, C. James, and Robbin Jeffereys. "Suicide." Encyclopedia of Public Health. Ed. Lester Breslow. Vol. 4. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2002. 1166-1168. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 3 July 2012. 
 
Subject Headings & Keywords
Depression
Suicide
 
Call Numbers
362 Social welfare problems & services
 
Books
Non-Fiction:

Maestri, William. Choose Life and Not Death: (a Primer on Abortion, Euthanasia, and Suicide). New York: Alba House, 1986. >> RG 734 M34

Coperland, Mary Ellen. Recovering from depression : a workbook for teens. Baltimere, Maryland : Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co., 2002. >> 362.25 C782 2002

Maloney, Michael. Straight talk about anxiety and depression. New York: Facts on File, 1991. >> BF 724.3 .S86 M34

Wallerstein, Claire. Teen Suicide. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library, 2003. >> 362.28 W198 2003

 
Vertical Files
Suicide
 
Periodicals
Fish
CBCP Monitor
Crossroads
Impact
Kerygma
 
Online Databases

"Suicide." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity, Jr. 2nd ed. Vol. 8. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 221-223. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 3 July 2012. 

Ellis, Thomas E., and Pamela R. Tenney.

"Suicide." Encyclopedia of Human Development. Ed. Neil J. Salkind. Vol. 3. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference, 2006. 1238-1240. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 3 July 2012. 

 
Websites
The Natasha Goulbourn Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing depression to light through the use of educational lectures, confidential crisis lines and referrals to partner psychologists.  
In Touch Community Services (ITCS) is a leading provider of professional counseling services, a telephone Crisis Line and cross-cultural orientation programs. 
 
Web Resources

Flores, Helen. “One Pinoy commits suicide every day”. Philstar.com. 10 Sep. 2011. Web. 11 Jul. 2012. 

Redaniel, Maria T, May A Lebanan-Dalida and David Gunnell. “Suicide in the Philippines: time trend analysis (1974-2005) and literature review.” BMC Public Health 11.536 (2011). Web. 11 Jul. 2012. 

“Suicide and suicide prevention in Asia.” World Health Organization. 2008. Web. 11 Jul. 2012. 

“Suicide Prevention : Emerging from Darkness (Facts and Figures).” World Health Organization.  Web. 11 Jul. 2012. 

“Suicide rates per 100,000 by country, year and sex (table).” World Health Organization. 2011. Web. 11 Jul. 2012. 

 
Useful Tools
EMC Website
OPAC
Computerized Index to Philippine Periodical Articles (CIPPA)*
Local Periodicals Index*
Finding Periodicals & Periodical Articles
Citation Tools
More Pathfinders
 
On-campus access only. Online subscriptions courtesy of the Rizal Library

 

Last Updated on Friday, 13 July 2012 09:25

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