A systematic review of suicidal behaviour in old age: a gender perspective.

@article{Fung2011ASR,
  title={A systematic review of suicidal behaviour in old age: a gender perspective.},
  author={Yuen-ling Fung and Zenobia C. Y. Chan},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 15-16},
  pages={2109-24}
}
AIM This article presents the findings of a systematic review of the literature on suicidal behaviour in old age, specifically examining gender differences. Background.  Numerous studies have reported that older people are at a higher risk for suicide than other age groups in most countries. Rarely do they examine whether there are differences in suicidal behaviour among older males and females. DESIGN Systematic review. METHODS Electronic databases were systematically searched to identify… CONTINUE READING

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