Night Falls Fast

Understanding Suicide

Recommended by Johanna Reiss, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #10 in Suicide, Ranked #33 in Psychiatrysee more rankings.

From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind, comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. Night Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of fifteen and forty-five.

An internationally acknowledged authority on depressive illnesses, Dr. Jamison has also known suicide firsthand: after years of struggling with manic-depression, she tried at age twenty-eight to kill herself. Weaving together a historical and scientific...

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Johanna Reiss This is really more like a textbook, but it says some important things. (Source)

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