Letters to the Editor. A Response to David Lester: Attempts to explain changing elderly suicide rates in the USA

Authors: Pritchard, C.

Journal: International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry

Volume: 8

Pages: 437-440

ISSN: 0885-6230

DOI: 10.1002/gps.930080512


Changes in the elderly suicide rates of nations from 1970 to 1980 were not associated with socioeconomic variables such as gross domestic product per capita and divorce rates, whereas changes in the total suicide rates were.

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