Deconstructing 'Myths About Suicide'
There are many myths about suicide: that it's an act of selfishness, that it's cowardly, that it's just a cry for help.
Psychologist Thomas Joiner has studied suicide his entire professional life -- and says much of what we assume about suicide is wrong. In Myths About Suicide, Joiner explains why we have so many misconceptions about this heart-wrenching facet of human behavior.
With better understanding, Joiner says, we can do a better job of preventing suicide -- and supporting those it leaves behind.
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