Year: 1994 Source: Philadelphia, PA: The Charles Press, 1994. 239p. SIEC No: 19941016

This book discusses suicidal behaviours that are specific to the elderly & how to respond to these behaviours. The full range of preventive treatments needed for effective responses are described. These treatments include individual, family, & group therapy. The care of the elderly in long-term institutions & the care of suicide survivors is discussed. The last 3 chapters of the book present 2 case histories & a review of assisted suicide & the elderly.