Year: 2007 Source: Home Health Care Management and Practice, v.19, no.4, (June 2007), p.313-316 SIEC No: 20070971

This article provides information for home health, private duty, & hospice health care professionals. The discussion includes the following topics: American suicide statistics, suicide among older adults, the most common methods of suicide, risk factors, myths, assessment of suicide potential, & treatment interventions. (10 refs.)