Year: 1991 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (24th: 1991: Boston), p.7-8 SIEC No: 19930002

This panel discussion examined 4 professional perspectives concerning the issue of rational suicide in later life: clinical, social, sociocultural, & spiritual. Consideration is given to the dilemma of the professional worker & the caregiver, & to the influence of lifestyle, culture, stress, & spiritual well-being in later life decisions to suicide. Factors that facilitate & impede quality of later life are discussed.