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[Prophylaxis of suicide in old age (author's transl)].

Authors
  • Otto, K R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zeitschrift für Alternsforschung
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1979
Volume
34
Issue
5
Pages
455–459
Identifiers
PMID: 555142
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The author reports on sociopsychiatric care of old alone living peoples during Christmas-time and the end of year. This help of living was given under the primary aspects of suicide prevention. Nevertheless the conception of the arrangement is important for geropsychiatric prevention at all. The author gives informations about effects of this type of care. After the two weeks living in the hospital and getting special care the most of the old people looks from an active point of view to their biological and social conditions of aging, and better than before they can manage their life.

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