Year: 1999 Source: Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, v.5, no.1, (January 1999), p.1-17 SIEC No: 19990436

The author states more younger people attempt & more older people complete suicide, but the bulk of research & treatment activities, presumably by younger professionals, is devoted to the younger suicidal population. To a great extent the steps leading to a self-destructive episode occurred outside of awaremess. The examples illustrated both the typical & the unusual experiences that take place during the treatment of suicidal individuals.