Year: 1985 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (14th: 1985: Toronto), p.25-27 SIEC No: 19851061

Gail Moses states that males age 45+ with a chronic illness & a traditional, inflexible belief system that prevents them from sharing feelings, asking for help, or seeing themselves in other than strong, provider roles, comprise the highest-risk group in terms of potential suicide. Readaptation, coping behaviors, & strategies for positive intervention by health care professionals are discussed.