Year: 1973 Source: Geriatrics, (May 1973), p.71-72 SIEC No: 19850174

In this guest editorial, Dr.Robert Niccolini states that society must work toward integration of the elderly to prevent suicides within this group, which will almost certainly increase as our elderly population increases. He cites abandonment, lack of dignity, & social isolation as causative factors in suicide among the aged.(NBB)