Suicides in late life.

@article{Orden2011SuicidesIL,
  title={Suicides in late life.},
  author={Kimberly A. van Orden and Yeates Conwell},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={234-41}
}
Suicide in late life is an enormous public health problem that will likely increase in severity as adults of the baby boom generation age. Data from psychological autopsy studies supplemented with recent studies of suicidal ideation and attempts point to a consistent set of risk factors for the spectrum of suicidal behaviors in late life (suicide ideation, attempts, and deaths). Clinicians should be vigilant for psychiatric illness (especially depression), physical illness, pain, functional… CONTINUE READING
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