ERIC Number: EJ448189
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Environmental Factors in Suicide in Long Term-Care Facilities.
Osgood, Nancy J.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v22 n1 p98-106 Spr 1992
Explored environmental factors related to suicide in 463 long-term care facilities. Staff turnover, size, auspices, and per diem cost related to suicidal behavior and deaths from suicide. More suicides occurred in larger facilities and facilities with higher staff turnover. Religious or "other" facilities experienced more suicidal deaths than public or private facilities; facilities charging less experienced more deaths. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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