Year: 1992 Source: New York: Lexington Books, 1992. 168p. SIEC No: 19920295

In this book, the author discusses the major causes of later-life suicide by drawing on her personal & professional research & experience, professional literature & case illustrations from a variety of sources. Osgood offers her own, & others’, solutions to reducing the risk of suicide among the elderly. Topics covered by the author include: growing old in today’s society, loss, despair, the relationship between alcohol & suicide, clues to later-life suicide, prevention & the right-to-die.