Year: 1985 Source: 38p. SIEC No: 19900685

This comprehensive report discusses substance abuse & suicide among the elderly. The author provides numerous case examples of elderly substance abuse & suicidal behaviour. He discusses alcohol misuse, as well as drug use, misuse & abuse. The results of a pilot study using a questionnaire to identify alcohol use, & prescription & non-prescription drug use are provided. The 4 page questionnaire is included. (VM)