ERIC Number: EJ419665
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Suicidal Behavior in Long-Term Care Facilities.
Osgood, Nancy J.; Brant, Barbara A.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v20 n2 p113-22 Sum 1990
Surveyed administrators of 463 long-term care facilities concerning overt suicides and intentional life-threatening behaviors. Data revealed that White males were highest risk group. Refusal to eat, drink, or take medications were most common suicidal behaviors. Depression, loneliness, feelings of family rejection, and loss were significant factors. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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