ERIC Number: EJ452570
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Older Adults: The Next Suicide Epidemic?
McIntosh, John L.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v22 n3 p322-32 Fall 1992
Presents possible factors that might produce lower risk for suicide among future elderly in the United States. Makes predictions of elderly suicides based on assumption of stable rather than changing rates; produces estimates of more than twice current number of suicides and proportionate increase in number of suicides from 1:5 for 1980s to 1:3 by 2030. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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