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ERIC Number: EJ448185
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Social and Economic Correlates of the Elderly Suicide Rate.
Lester, David; Yang, Bijou
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v22 n1 p36-47 Spr 1992
Research review found that suicide rates of elderly showed similar regional social correlates as suicide rates of younger groups and that these rates could be explained using similar sociological theories. Time-series studies in United States indicated that impact of economic prosperity on suicide rate of elderly was beneficial, whereas impact on suicide rate of younger adults was detrimental. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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