Elderly suicide: an analysis of coroner's inquests into two hundred cases in Cheshire 1989 - 2001.

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Elderly suicide is an index of more widespread disorder and discontent among the elderly, and furthermore is a potentially preventable cause of death. This study used coroner's inquest records of 200 elderly in Cheshire who killed themselves, and in which their unexpected deaths attracted a verdict of suicide. Sociodemographic characteristics, clinical… (More)

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@article{Salib2005ElderlySA, title={Elderly suicide: an analysis of coroner's inquests into two hundred cases in Cheshire 1989 - 2001.}, author={Emad Salib and Sahar Rahim and George El-Nimr and Bassem Habeeb}, journal={Medicine, science, and the law}, year={2005}, volume={45 1}, pages={71-80} }