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(p. 311) Assessment and treatment of suicidal behaviour in later life 

(p. 311) Assessment and treatment of suicidal behaviour in later life
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(p. 311) Assessment and treatment of suicidal behaviour in later life
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Paul R. Duberstein

and Marnin J. Heisel

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780198569459.003.0013
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date: 26 January 2021

This chapterreviews the known risk factors for death by suicide in later life, and discusses assessmentand treatment considerations for at-risk individuals. Recommendations areoffered for improving risk assessment, treatment, and prevention initiatives.

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