A desperate act: Suicide and the elderly

This video looks at suicide among the elder population. Three case studies are used to illustrate prevention, intervention, and follow-up. Medical doctors discuss the warning signs of depression and treatment through counseling, education, medication, electroconvulsive therapy, and occupational therapy.

Format: 
Videocassette
Publisher: 
Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Physical Description: 
24 min.
Publication Year: 
2001
Call Number: 
MH5.A10

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