Suicide and the Elderly

  • Joseph Richman

Abstract

The reasons for suicide in the elderly are not as self-evident as they seem to some persons who attribute the event primarily or even solely to being old. For most of those so “afflicted,” old age is a very pleasing time, one of high morale and high life satisfaction.

Keywords

Family Therapy Danger Sign Paranoid Schizophrenia High Life Satisfaction Standard Edition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Richman
    • 1
  1. 1.Albert Einstein College of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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