The ''I'' of the Storm: Understanding the Suicidal Mind
by David Lester
Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd 2015
Number of pages: 169
This book examines the diaries from eight individuals who killed themselves. Using both qualitative analyses and quantitative analyses, Lester uncovers the unique thoughts and feelings that led these individuals to take their own lives. Lester also analyzes suicide notes, poems and letters written by suicides, blogs and twitter feeds, and one tape recording of a young man who killed himself just an hour or so after he recorded the tape.
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