Year: 1986 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (19th: 1986: Atlanta), p.15-18 SIEC No: 19870295

Discusses geriatric suicide in the context of an exploratory study designed to (a) assess what the aged know about depression & suicide, (b) develop an appropriate education program, & (c) evaluate participants’ knowledge of how to effectively respond to suicidal peers. Notes that, while participants were initially anxious about the topic, written feedback was positive overall. (LH)