The prevalence of suicidal ideation among the elderly in China: a meta-analysis of 11 cross-sectional studies.

@article{Dong2014ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of suicidal ideation among the elderly in China: a meta-analysis of 11 cross-sectional studies.},
  author={Yonghai Dong and Fen Huang and Guoliang Hu and Yun Liu and Ruizhi Zheng and Qinghe Zhang and Xiangqun Mao},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={1100-5}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to estimate the pooled prevalence of suicidal ideation among Chinese elderly aged ≥ 60 years. METHODS Two reviewers independently searched the potentially relevant studies through electronic database (PubMed-Medline, Embase, Wanfang Data, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure and Chongqing VIP) using key terms 'suicid', 'suicidal ideation' combined with 'aged', 'elderly' and 'old people'. All selected studies should meet the eligibility criteria in this study… CONTINUE READING