On the edge : recent perspectives on police suicide / by John M. Violanti, Andrew F. O'Hara, Teresa T. Tate.

In this book, the authors extend their academic research and knowledge on the subject to a national level. Two of the authors, who have personally dealt with the aftermath of suicide, add a realistic description of what it is like to be "on the edge." Andy O'Hara, who survived his nea...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Violanti, John M. (Author)
Other Authors: O'Hara, Andrew F. Tate, Teresa T.
Format: eBook
Published:Springfield, Ill. : Charles C Thomas, 2011.
Table of Contents:
  • The controversy of police suicide rates / John M. Violanti
  • Recent national studies on police suicide / John M. Violanti
  • Pathways to police suicide : trauma stress across the career / John M. Violanti
  • Why police officers do not commit suicide : personal and organizational resiliency / John M. Violanti
  • The reality of police suicide : to the edge and back / Andrew F. O'Hara
  • Looking for new prevention alternatives : the Badge of life emotional self-care (ESC) training / Andrew F. O'Hara
  • Survivors : the personal tragedy of police suicide / Teresa T. Tate
  • What next? Prevention efforts / Andrew F. O'Hara, Teresa T. Tate, John M. Violanti.