Suicide in the Elderly

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Suicide completion by a person age 65 or over
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Depression is the preeminent risk factor for suicide in older adults.
BOSTON -- The risk of suicide in older adults is higher among patients with cancer than among those with other medical illnesses, even after controlling for psychiatric illness and the risk of dying within 1 year, Dr.
This is the first study to examine this type of association between hospitalization and suicide in older adults.
Depression is one of the most common conditions associated with suicide in older adults.
STOCKHOLM -- Interventions aimed at preventing suicide in older adults should target asymptomatic individuals and groups at risk for becoming depressed and suicidal to save the greatest number of lives, Dr.