Social support and suicidal ideation in older adults using home healthcare services Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Home Care Services
  • Social Support
  • Suicide, Attempted

abstract

  • Subjective social support is a potentially modifiable risk factor for suicide in later life. Findings suggest that the perception of social support is an important construct to examine in future longitudinal studies examining risk and protective factors for suicidal ideation and behaviors in older adults.

publication date

  • September 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.JGP.0000218324.78202.25

PubMed ID

  • 16943173

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 758

end page

  • 66

volume

  • 14

number

  • 9