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ERIC Number: EJ448183
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Death, Suicide, and the Older Adult.
Kastenbaum, Robert
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v22 n1 p1-14 Spr 1992
Notes characteristics of older adults at high risk for suicide (male, living alone, living in low-income transient urban area, depression). Provides converging perspectives on death and suicide from standpoints of external observer and older adult. Interprets statistical pattern and critiques current policy proposals for limiting society's response to needs of vulnerable persons on basis of "natural life span." (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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