Suicide in Later Life: Recognizing the Warning Signs
Osgood N J
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.