Elderly suicide prevention: Focus on housing transition
By Bruce Jancin, Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network
ORLANDO- Transition to an assisted-living facility or nursing home is a period of high risk for suicide among the elderly- as well as an opportunity for preventive intervention. That was the key message of a study, which earned its presenter, Briana Mezuk, Ph.D., the Best Early Investigator Award for the top research study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
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