Year: 1984 Source: Menlo Park, Calif.: Addison-Wesley, Nursing Division, 1984. 394p. SIEC No: 19860352

PEOPLE IN CRISIS presents a comprehensive view of how people think, feel & react in a crisis. Part 1 deals with the basic concepts & strategies of crisis intervention. Part 2 presents violence as both an origin of & a response to crisis. Chapters 6 & 7 of part 2 address suicide & other self-destructive behavior (p.165-203) & helping self-destructive people & survivors of suicide (p.204-24). Part 3 discusses crisis states traditionally defined as situational & transitional.