Year: 1988 Source: The Psychiatric Times, v.5, no.10, (October 1988.), p.1,42-43 SIEC No: 19890869

This article presents an overview of major factors in geriatric suicide including gender, age, race, marital status, depression, & alcoholism; an assessment of suicidal risk; strategies for intervention & prevention; therapies, such as, family, pet, creative arts, & psychotherapy used to prevent suicide in the elderly. (CM)