Suicide in older adults: differences between the young-old, middle-old, and oldest old.

@article{Koo2017SuicideIO,
  title={Suicide in older adults: differences between the young-old, middle-old, and oldest old.},
  author={Yu Wen Koo and Kairi K{\~o}lves and Diego de Leo},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={
          1297-1306
        }
}
BACKGROUND In the limited research into suicides in older adults, they have been treated as a homogenous group without distinguishing between different age groups. This study aimed to compare differences in sociodemographic variables, recent life events, and mental and physical illnesses between three age groups within older adults who died by suicide: young-old (65-74 years), middle-old (75-84 years), and oldest old (85 years and over) in Queensland, Australia, during the years 2000-2012 (N… CONTINUE READING
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