What's New in the Library - Spring 2016


Online Resources

What’s Up with Canada’s Game? Exploring Mental Illness in Hockey

This special feature examines the growing importance of men's mental health issues in recent National Hockey League memoirs. 

After a Student Suicide: How to respond, How to Help

This toolkit provides practical infromation to schools after a student has died by suicide

  

Suicide Attempt Survivors and the Value of Lived Experience

This infoExchange column looks at an often neglected group in the suicide prevention community—those who have attempted suicide and lived through it. We examine their valuable and unique insights into the complex phenomenon of suicide.


Books

How Can I Help? A Week in My Life as a Psychiatrist by David Goldbloom and Pier Bryden. Touchstone. (2016). 400 p.

  “How Can I Help? portrays a week in the life of Dr. David Goldbloom as he treats patients, communicates with families, and trains staff at CAMH, the largest psychiatric facility in Canada. This highly readable and touching behind-the-scenes account of his daily encounters with a wide range of psychiatric concerns—from his own patients and their families to Emergency Department arrivals—puts a human face on an often misunderstood area of medical expertise. From schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder to post-traumatic stress syndrome and autism, How Can I Help? investigates a range of mental issues”.( from book jacket).

 

Suicide: An Unnecessary Death Edited by Danuta Wasserman.Oxford University Press. (2016). 432 p.

“Suicide: An unnecessary death/i examines the pharmacological, psychotherapeutic, and psychosocial measures adopted by psychiatrists, GPs, and other health-care staff, and emphasizes the need for a clearer psychodynamic understanding of the self if patients are to be successfully recognized, diagnosed, and treated.

Drawing on the latest research by leading international experts in the field of suicidology, this new edition provides clinicians with an accessible summary of the latest research into suicide and its prevention.”

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