ERIC Number: EJ236137
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
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Indirect Self-Destructive Behavior in the Elderly Nursing Home Patient.
Nelson, Franklyn L.; Farberow, Norman L.
Journal of Gerontology, v35 n6 p949-57 Nov 1980
Indirect self-destructive behavior (ISDB) is associated with direct suicide potential, dissatisfaction with the treatment program and with life in general, confused reasoning and judgment, poor prognosis for discharge, the absence of religious commitment, and significant losses in the patient's life. ISDB is an alternative form of suicide. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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