Completed suicide at age 50 and over.


The authors present data abstracted from medical examiners' investigative reports of 246 completed suicides of persons over the age of 50 years classified into four age groups. The sample population conformed to epidemiologic studies with regard to sex distribution. With increasing age, more suicide victims were widowed, and significantly fewer were single… (More)


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@article{Conwell1990CompletedSA, title={Completed suicide at age 50 and over.}, author={Yeates Conwell and Mariana Rotenberg and Eric D. Caine}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={1990}, volume={38 6}, pages={640-4} }