Evils Greater than death. Suicidal behaviours

Author/s Enrico Caruso
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/1
Language Italian Pages 22 P. 49-70 File size 679 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSOB2023-001005
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After a preliminary analysis of suicidal epidemiology, this article then deals with the concept of suicidality and the different explanatory models of suicidal and para-suicidal behviour, including references to deliberate self-harm. Other relevant topics include the concept of hopelessness, effects on the therapist from treating a patient with suicidal ideation and psychoterapy practise, the topic of comorbidity, as well as the relationship between prevention and psychotherapy. This article concludes with a short review of a clinical case.

Keywords: suicide, parasuicide, psychotherapy.

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Enrico Caruso, .. Mali più grandi della morte Le condotte suicidarie in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 1/2023, pp 49-70, DOI: 10.3280/PSOB2023-001005