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The major goals of this literature review are: 1) to highlight key factors in elderly suicide, such as, loss, stress, & sexual dysfunction, 2) to aid the primary care physician inasssessing suicidal risk, & 3) to offer helpful suggestions on prevention, intervention, treatment of e.g. depression or alcoholism, reducing stress, & providing follow-up & aftercare. (CM)