Suicidal behaviors in elderly Koreans: one-month-point prevalence and factors related to suicidality.

@article{Park2013SuicidalBI,
  title={Suicidal behaviors in elderly Koreans: one-month-point prevalence and factors related to suicidality.},
  author={Jae Young Park and Ji Won Han and Hyeon Jeong and Hyun-Ghang Jeong and Tae Hui Kim and In-Young Yoon and Ki Woong Kim},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={150 1},
  pages={77-83}
}
BACKGROUND Suicide prevention in the elderly is a major public health priority worldwide and in Korea in particular. We investigated the one-month-point prevalence and factors related to suicidality for suicidal behaviors in elderly Koreans. METHODS A simple random sample (N=1588) was drawn from the residential roster of 14,051 Koreans aged 60 years or older who were residents of Osan in February 2010. All subjects were invited to participate in the survey through door-to-door home visits… CONTINUE READING

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