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Ciência & Saúde Coletiva

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PEREZ BARRERO, Sergio Andrés. Suicide risk factors among the elderly. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2012, vol.17, n.8, pp. 2011-2016. ISSN 1413-8123.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232012000800012.

The author offers a brief overview of suicide risk factors among the elderly such as depression, all manner of abuse of the elderly, as well as medical, psychological and social risk factors, etc. By way of conclusion, a practical guide to evaluate suicide risk among the elderly is provided.

Keywords : Suicide risk factors; Elderly people; Practical guide.

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