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ERIC Number: EJ375910
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Suicidal Tendencies in the Elderly.
Achte, Kalle
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v18 n1 p55-65 Spr 1988
Claims elderly suicides are more frequent, and more likely to be multifactorial, including loneliness, isolation, depression, somatic illnesses, having suffered numerous losses, and injuries to the self-esteem (concerns regarding emptiness, uselessness, and body image). Aggressive impulses previously neutralized by work and social life now break through. Maintains elderly suicide represents an attempt to free oneself from inner conflicts. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Finland