Suicide and the Elderly: An Annotated Bibliography and Review
John L. McIntosh
Greenwood Press, 1986 - Reference - 193 pages
Classified arrangement of 226 annotated references to books, journal articles, and proceedings. Classified arrangement. Entries give bibliographical information and frequently lengthy annotations. Contains a chapter of non-English works. Demographic appendix. Author, subject indexes.
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Review of the Gerontological Suicide Literature
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