Suicide in later life: public health and practitioner perspectives

  title={Suicide in later life: public health and practitioner perspectives},
  author={J. Manthorpe and S. Iliffe},
  journal={International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry},
  • J. Manthorpe, S. Iliffe
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Suicide in later life is a public health concern. Given the need for practical guidance and policy implementation, this paper aims to provide a critical interpretive synthesis approach to prioritize the likely relevance of publications and the contribution that they make to understanding of the problem. 
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