Year: 1973 Source: Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, v.6, no.2, (1973), p.43-69 SIEC No: 19841617

Describes the case history of a 70-year-old widower with repeated suicide attempts & subsequent admissions to a psychiatric unit. The roles of significant others in the course of his illness are cited, particularly those of his wife (now dead) & a daughter on whom the burden of this illness had fallen.