Family functioning and suicide among the elderly in rural China: a case-control psychological autopsy study - Wei YX, Liu BP, Ma ZY, Zhou L, Jia CX.

This study aimed to examine the association between family functioning and suicide among the elderly in rural China. This 1:1 paired case-control psychological autopsy study included 242 suicides at age 60 or more and an equal number of controls matched on...
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New England Journal of Medicine,Volume 382, Issue 3, Page 266-274, January 2020.
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