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Suicide in the Elderly: A Story in Statistics (in time for World Suicide ...

Suicide in the Elderly: A Story in Statistics (in time for World Suicide ... | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
In time for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, 2012, let's do some myth-busting. Although they don't seem like likely candidates, and although the myth persists that suicide is most common among the young, the ...
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Elderly woman's suicide highlights mounting problems for Japan's seniors

Elderly woman's suicide highlights mounting problems for Japan's seniors | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Just before her 100th birthday, one woman in Hyogo Prefecture sadly decides to blow out the candles for good.
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Elderly men at highest risk for suicide: study - The Korea Herald

Elderly men at highest risk for suicide: study - The Korea Herald | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Men had double the suicide rate than women in Korea in 2013, with elderly men especially at risk, a study revealed. Just over 10,000 men committed suicide in 2013, compared to just over 4,300 women.
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‘Assisted Suicide: The Musical’ gets Unlimited seal of approval

‘Assisted Suicide: The Musical’ gets Unlimited seal of approval | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
A leading disabled artist and activist is hoping that securing funding to develop a musical about assisted suicide from a prestigious disability arts programme might help “tip the balance” in the c...

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Workplace Suicides Rose Dramatically Since Great Recession, Especially Among Men And Elderly: Study

Workplace Suicides Rose Dramatically Since Great Recession, Especially Among Men And Elderly: Study | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Depression is estimated to cost $44 billion in lost wages every year in the U.S.

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Suicides by older men raise concerns - DesMoinesRegister.com

Suicides by older men raise concerns - DesMoinesRegister.com | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
The number of suicides among men 75 years or older has increased to the highest level in more than a decade.
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Coroner calls for debate about elderly suicide

Coroner calls for debate about elderly suicide | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
The SA coroner says a number of older terminally ill Australians are ending their own lives isolated and alone.
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Lesbian, gay and bisexual seniors face twin fears of old age and homophobia - The Guardian

Lesbian, gay and bisexual seniors face twin fears of old age and homophobia - The Guardian | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Older LBG people are more likely to suffer anxiety and depression and resort to tobacco, drink and drugs
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Adult children fearful for suicidal elderly parents - Irish Independent

Adult children fearful for suicidal elderly parents - Irish Independent | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
A NATIONAL suicide prevention charity has seen a spike in calls from adults worried about their elderly parents.
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Communism: Suicide among China’s rural elderly grows

Communism: Suicide among China’s rural elderly grows | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
“Especially for those with serious illnesses or paralysis, suicide is 'good' for the children in many elderly people's minds,” says village doctor.
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The high suicide rate among elderly white men, who may suffer from depression - Washington Post

The high suicide rate among elderly white men, who may suffer from depression - Washington Post | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Researchers are studying the phenomenon, often associated with depression.
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Preventing suicide among the elderly - The New York Times

@WUPT713 Preventing suicide among the elderly - This article discusses some important warning signs to be aware of. http://t.co/AEJiz26NKS
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Older men, depression and suicidal thoughts

John talks about the challenges he experiences as a results of depression and suicidal thoughts. [Related article: Suicide from the perspectives of older men...
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Loneliness, depression and elderly suicide

501(c)3 nonprofit wish granting organization committed to the reduction of loneliness, late life depression and elderly suicide. We focus on proactive mental...
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Materialism, market fundamentalism and the global suicide epidemic - Redress Information & Analysis

Materialism, market fundamentalism and the global suicide epidemic - Redress Information & Analysis | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Graham Peebles argues that the materialistic values which promote individual success, greed and selfishness, and the market fundamentalism which so ardently promotes these values, lie behind the wo...
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Men's group tackles suicide among the elderly with workshops - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Men's group tackles suicide among the elderly with workshops - The Sunshine Coast Daily | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
HAVING run a major construction company for most of his life, 69-year-old Terry Welch was used to occupying his mind.
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The number of old people in the UK killing themselves has fallen. Why? - BBC News

The number of old people in the UK killing themselves has fallen. Why? - BBC News | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Once elderly people in the UK were the most likely to take their lives, but now they are at lower risk than the middle-aged.
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Alarming Elderly Suicides in Rural China

A recent sociological study on elderly suicides in China found rates are too phenomenal to ignore. The report showed causes are mainly due to tough life, sic...
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Why Men Are Killing Themselves - Newsweek

Newsweek Why Men Are Killing Themselves Newsweek According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, what they categorise somewhat obliquely as “intentional self harm or events of undetermined intent” account for over 1% of all...
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These Facts on Elderly Men and Suicide Are Truly Heartbreaking

These Facts on Elderly Men and Suicide Are Truly Heartbreaking | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
I was doing some research on suicide and ran across some facts and figures that I thought would be of interest to readers:The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collects data about mortality in the U.S., including deaths by suicide.
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Elderly could be pressured into suicide to cut care bill, MSPs told | The Times

Elderly could be pressured into suicide to cut care bill, MSPs told | The Times | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Parents could be encouraged to kill themselves by their children to prevent care bills eating into their inheritance, MSPs have been warned
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Suicide Rates Are High Among the Elderly

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Psychological well-being often increases later in life, but so do suicide rates, especially among men.
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Suicide rate for elderly a concern

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In study after study, Americans report being more satisfied in their golden years, suggesting that life gets better as you get older.
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Alarming Elderly Suicides in Rural China

A recent sociological study on elderly suicides in China found rates are too phenomenal to ignore. The report showed causes are mainly due to tough life, sic...
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One Problem Goes Unnoticed: Suicide Among The Elderly

One Problem Goes Unnoticed: Suicide Among The Elderly | Elderly Suicide information blog | Scoop.it
Suicide rates for those over 65 are higher than any other adult demographic yet we don't talk about them. Here's the facts about this problem and some solutions.

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Velvet Martin's comment, September 17, 2012 12:39 PM
And, if depression/death was further measured, I would not be a bit surprised if there were elements of Parental Alienation involved... Grandparents facing stresses due to their grandchildrens' removal into the System. It is not strictly moms & dads affected, but also siblings, aunts & uncles, and GRANDPARENTS left behind grieving.

(I know that my daughter's grandparents were heart-broken. One died within 2 months of our child's passing and since then, another 2 have followed and the last has developed dementia.)

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Reach Out Speak Up~Suicide In The Elderly

It is important to know the signs no matter what age a person is they can be susceptible to depression. Reach out to a elderly person in your family or in th...
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