Observable and subjective factors associated with attempted suicide in later life.

This paper presents the results of a case-control study of the relationship of socio-economic status (SES), relational system, service availability, perceived quality of life, and affective balance to attempted suicide. Subjects were white suicide attempters (N(7)34) and controls (N = 118) age 50 and above. Discriminant function analysis indicated that… CONTINUE READING