David Webb

David Webb

In 2006 David Webb completed the world’s first PhD on suicide by someone who has attempted it. Prior to his PhD David worked in the computer industry as a software developer and university lecturer. He has been a board member of the World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry and currently works part-time as a research/policy officer with the Australia Federation of Disability Organisations. You can visit his website at www.thinkingaboutsuicide.org

An excellent interview with David Webb on Australia's 'All in the Mind' is available for download if you follow this link: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/allinthemind/stories/2010/3080264.htm

Books by David Webb

Thinking About Suicide: Contemplating and comprehending the urge to die

  • £14.00
The literature of suicidology has studiously ignored the voice of those who actually experience suicidal feelings. David Webb suggests this is no accidental oversight but a very deliberate and systematic exclusion of this critically important first-person knowledge. The only thing that is banished with even more vigour from suicidology is mention of the spiritual wisdom that set the author free…