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Local community intervention through depression screening and group activity for elderly suicide prevention.
This study aims to evaluate outcomes of a community-based program to prevent suicide among the elderly (>or=65 years old) using a quasi-experimental design with two neighboring references. DuringExpand
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Preventing elderly suicide through primary care by community-based screening for depression in rural Japan.
Depression is a major cause of suicide among the elderly. Few previous community-based interventions against depression have reduced the suicide rate. This study aims to evaluate outcomes of aExpand
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Community-Based Prevention for Suicide in Elderly by Depression Screening and Follow-Up
The aim of the study was to evaluate the outcome of a community-based prevention program against suicides among the elderly aged 65 and over in the Japanese rural town of Joboji (population 7,010),Expand
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Effect of Community-based Intervention Using Depression Screening on Elderly Suicide Risk: A Meta-analysis of the Evidence from Japan
A systematic review was undertaken to quantify the effect of community-based depression screening (CDS) with follow-up on the completed suicide risk for residents aged 65 and over. FiveExpand
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Community-based suicide prevention through group activity for the elderly successfully reduced the high suicide rate for females.
The lack of social support is the most common risk factor for late-life suicide. Few previous community-based interventions against the lack of social relationships reduced suicide. This study aimsExpand
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Outcomes of community-based screening for depression and suicide prevention among Japanese elders.
PURPOSE In this study we evaluate outcomes of a community-based program to prevent suicide among elderly individuals aged 65 and older. DESIGN AND METHODS We used a quasi-experimental design withExpand
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Key considerations for preventing suicide in older adults: consensus opinions of an expert panel.
BACKGROUND The number of older adults is growing rapidly. This fact, combined with the high rates of suicide in later life, indicates that many more older adults will die by their own hands beforeExpand
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A community-based survey and screening for depression in the elderly: the short-term effect on suicide risk in Japan.
BACKGROUND In addition to implementing a depression screening program, conducting a survey beforehand might contribute to suicide risk reduction for the elderly. AIMS This study evaluates outcomesExpand
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Long-Term Effects of a Screening Intervention for Depression on Suicide Rates among Japanese Community-Dwelling Older Adults.
OBJECTIVES To explore the long-term impact of a universal screening intervention for depression on suicide rates among older community-dwelling adults, with gender as an effect modifier. DESIGNExpand
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