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ERIC Number: EJ390214
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Old People Talk about Suicide: A Discussion about Suicide in a Long-Term Care Facility for Frail and Elderly People.
Saul, Sidney R.; Saul, Shura
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v19 n3 p237-51 1988-89
Presents some sociohistorical concepts about suicide as framework for considering contemporary attitudes among elderly. Includes verbatim report of group therapy session in long-term care facility in which residents openly discuss their feelings about suicide of fellow resident a day earlier. Illustrates importance of emotional outlet, such as group discussion, for intense emotions generated by suicide. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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