Sense of coherence in elderly suicide attempters: the impact of social and health-related factors.

@article{Mellqvist2011SenseOC,
  title={Sense of coherence in elderly suicide attempters: the impact of social and health-related factors.},
  author={Madeleine Mellqvist and Stefan Wiktorsson and Erik Joas and Svante Ostling and Ingmar Skoog and Margda Waern},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={986-93}
}
BACKGROUND An association between sense of coherence (SOC) and suicidal behavior has been suggested. The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with low SOC in elderly suicide attempters. METHODS Eighty non-demented hospital-treated suicide attempters aged 70 years and older (38 men, 42 women, mean age 79.4 years) took part in an interview with a research psychologist and completed the 29-item SOC questionnaire. The interview included questions regarding social situation and… CONTINUE READING

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