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The risk of suicide in older adults during epidemics/pandemics

This article in our journal Crisis found an increase in suicide among adults aged 65 plus during the 2003 SARS epidemic in Hong Kong. The qualitative exploration of suicide motives gives food for thought on how we can ensure the well-being of older adults during this pandemic.

The Impact of Epidemic Outbreak


Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention is an international periodical that publishes original articles on suicidology and crisis intervention. Papers presenting basic research as well as practical experience in the field are welcome. 

 Crisis also publishes potentially life-saving information for all those involved in crisis intervention and suicide prevention, making it important reading for clinicians, counselors, hotlines, and crisis intervention centers.


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