publication . Article . 2012

Social Participation, Social Environment and Death Ideations in Later Life

Thomas Saïas; François Beck; Julie Bodard; Romain Guignard; Enguerrand du Roscoät;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 7, page e46723 (eissn: 1932-6203, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: Few studies on elders' suicide and depression have integrated social and community factors in their explicative models. Most of the studied variables used are focused on individual and based on psychopathological models. The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of socio-environmental factors on death ideations, using data from the European SHARE cohort. METHOD: Social support components and death ideations have been studied, together with known individual risk factors, within a sample of 11,425 European participants in the SHARE study, aged over 64. The item evaluating death ideations was extracted from the EURO-D12 questionnaire. RESULT...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, General Medicine, Social engagement, Social isolation, medicine.symptom, medicine, Injury prevention, Suicidal ideation, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Human factors and ergonomics, Social support, Social environment, business.industry, business, Suicide prevention, Research Article, Biology, Population Biology, Epidemiology, Epidemiology of Aging, Life Course Epidemiology, Aging, Anatomy and Physiology, Physiological Processes, Lifecourse Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, Geriatrics, Long-Term Care, Mental Health, Psychology, Human Relations, Social Psychology, Non-Clinical Medicine, Health Care Policy, Elderly Care, End of Life, Health Risk Analysis, Psychological and Psychosocial Issues, Socioeconomic Aspects of Health, Palliative Care, Public Health, Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health, Preventive Medicine, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Sociology, Human Families, Social Stratification, Social Welfare, Suicide, R, Science, Q
Funded by
EC| SHARE_LEAP
Project
SHARE_LEAP
Longitudinal Enhancement and Access imProvement of the SHARE infrastructure
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 227822
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
,
NIH| DEVELOPING AN ISRAELI VERSION OF THE HRS/SHARE PROJECT
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 1R21AG025169-01
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
,
NIH| FINANCIAL STATUS--RETIREMENT SAVING PROGRAMS
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 2P01AG005842-04
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
,
NIH| RAND CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF AGING
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 5P30AG012815-10
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
,
NIH| HEALTH AND ECONOMIC STATUS IN OLDER POPULATIONS
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 5P01AG008291-19
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
40 references, page 1 of 3

1 Saïas T, Boinot L, Lapierre V (2012) Prévention du suicide de la personne âgée : la place des interventions communautaires. Pratiques Psychologiques. In press.

2 Wiktorsson S, Marlow T, Runeson B, Skoog I, Waern M (2011) Prospective cohort study of suicide attempters aged 70 and above: One-year outcomes. J Affect Disord 134: 333–340.21737142 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

3 Conwell Y, Thompson C (2008) Suicidal behavior in elders. Psychiatr Clin North Am 31: 333–356.18439452 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

4 Waern M, Rubenowitz E, Wilhelmson K (2003) Predictors of suicide in the old elderly. Gerontology 49: 328–334.12920354 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

5 Lapierre S, Erlangsen A, Waern M, De Leo D, Oyama H, et al (2011) A systematic review of elderly suicide prevention programs. Crisis 32: 88–98.21602163 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

6 Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (2002) Distribution of suicide rates (per 100,000) by gender and age. Geneva: OMS.

7 World Health Organisation website. Available: http://www.who.int/mental_health/prevention/suicide/country_reports/en/index.html. Accessed 2012 Sep 12.

8 Casadebaig F, Ruffin D, Philippe A (2003) Le suicide des personnes âgées à domicile et en maison de retraite en France. Revue d’Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique 51: 55–65.

9 Leitner M, Barr W, Hobby L (2008) Effectiveness of Interventions to prevent suicide and suicidal behaviour: a systematic review. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government.

10 Barnow S, Linden M (2000) Epidemiology and psychiatric morbidity of suicidal ideation among the elderly. Crisis 21: 171–180.11419528 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

11 Scocco P, De Leo D (2002) One-year prevalence of death thoughts, suicide ideation and behaviours in an elderly population. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17: 842–846.12221658 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

12 Erlangsen A, Nordentoft M, Conwell Y, Waern M, De Leo D, et al (2011) Key considerations for preventing suicide in older adults: consensus opinions of an expert panel. Crisis 32: 106–109.21616757 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

13 Dennis M, Baillon S, Brugha T, Lindesay J, Stewart R, et al (2007) The spectrum of suicidal ideation in Great Britain: comparisons across a 16–74 years age range. Psychol Med 37: 795–805.17288647 [PubMed]

14 Yip PS, Chi I, Chiu H, Chi Wai K, Conwell Y, et al (2003) A prevalence study of suicide ideation among older adults in Hong Kong SAR. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18: 1056–1062.14618559 [PubMed]

15 Rurup ML, Deeg DJ, Poppelaars JL, Kerkhof AJ, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD (2011) Wishes to die in older people: a quantitative study of prevalence and associated factors. Crisis 32: 194–203.21940260 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

40 references, page 1 of 3
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Abstract
OBJECTIVE: Few studies on elders' suicide and depression have integrated social and community factors in their explicative models. Most of the studied variables used are focused on individual and based on psychopathological models. The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of socio-environmental factors on death ideations, using data from the European SHARE cohort. METHOD: Social support components and death ideations have been studied, together with known individual risk factors, within a sample of 11,425 European participants in the SHARE study, aged over 64. The item evaluating death ideations was extracted from the EURO-D12 questionnaire. RESULT...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, General Medicine, Social engagement, Social isolation, medicine.symptom, medicine, Injury prevention, Suicidal ideation, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Human factors and ergonomics, Social support, Social environment, business.industry, business, Suicide prevention, Research Article, Biology, Population Biology, Epidemiology, Epidemiology of Aging, Life Course Epidemiology, Aging, Anatomy and Physiology, Physiological Processes, Lifecourse Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, Geriatrics, Long-Term Care, Mental Health, Psychology, Human Relations, Social Psychology, Non-Clinical Medicine, Health Care Policy, Elderly Care, End of Life, Health Risk Analysis, Psychological and Psychosocial Issues, Socioeconomic Aspects of Health, Palliative Care, Public Health, Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health, Preventive Medicine, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Sociology, Human Families, Social Stratification, Social Welfare, Suicide, R, Science, Q
Funded by
EC| SHARE_LEAP
Project
SHARE_LEAP
Longitudinal Enhancement and Access imProvement of the SHARE infrastructure
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 227822
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
,
NIH| DEVELOPING AN ISRAELI VERSION OF THE HRS/SHARE PROJECT
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 1R21AG025169-01
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
,
NIH| FINANCIAL STATUS--RETIREMENT SAVING PROGRAMS
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 2P01AG005842-04
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
,
NIH| RAND CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF AGING
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 5P30AG012815-10
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
,
NIH| HEALTH AND ECONOMIC STATUS IN OLDER POPULATIONS
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 5P01AG008291-19
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
40 references, page 1 of 3

1 Saïas T, Boinot L, Lapierre V (2012) Prévention du suicide de la personne âgée : la place des interventions communautaires. Pratiques Psychologiques. In press.

2 Wiktorsson S, Marlow T, Runeson B, Skoog I, Waern M (2011) Prospective cohort study of suicide attempters aged 70 and above: One-year outcomes. J Affect Disord 134: 333–340.21737142 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

3 Conwell Y, Thompson C (2008) Suicidal behavior in elders. Psychiatr Clin North Am 31: 333–356.18439452 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

4 Waern M, Rubenowitz E, Wilhelmson K (2003) Predictors of suicide in the old elderly. Gerontology 49: 328–334.12920354 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

5 Lapierre S, Erlangsen A, Waern M, De Leo D, Oyama H, et al (2011) A systematic review of elderly suicide prevention programs. Crisis 32: 88–98.21602163 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

6 Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (2002) Distribution of suicide rates (per 100,000) by gender and age. Geneva: OMS.

7 World Health Organisation website. Available: http://www.who.int/mental_health/prevention/suicide/country_reports/en/index.html. Accessed 2012 Sep 12.

8 Casadebaig F, Ruffin D, Philippe A (2003) Le suicide des personnes âgées à domicile et en maison de retraite en France. Revue d’Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique 51: 55–65.

9 Leitner M, Barr W, Hobby L (2008) Effectiveness of Interventions to prevent suicide and suicidal behaviour: a systematic review. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government.

10 Barnow S, Linden M (2000) Epidemiology and psychiatric morbidity of suicidal ideation among the elderly. Crisis 21: 171–180.11419528 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

11 Scocco P, De Leo D (2002) One-year prevalence of death thoughts, suicide ideation and behaviours in an elderly population. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17: 842–846.12221658 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

12 Erlangsen A, Nordentoft M, Conwell Y, Waern M, De Leo D, et al (2011) Key considerations for preventing suicide in older adults: consensus opinions of an expert panel. Crisis 32: 106–109.21616757 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

13 Dennis M, Baillon S, Brugha T, Lindesay J, Stewart R, et al (2007) The spectrum of suicidal ideation in Great Britain: comparisons across a 16–74 years age range. Psychol Med 37: 795–805.17288647 [PubMed]

14 Yip PS, Chi I, Chiu H, Chi Wai K, Conwell Y, et al (2003) A prevalence study of suicide ideation among older adults in Hong Kong SAR. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18: 1056–1062.14618559 [PubMed]

15 Rurup ML, Deeg DJ, Poppelaars JL, Kerkhof AJ, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD (2011) Wishes to die in older people: a quantitative study of prevalence and associated factors. Crisis 32: 194–203.21940260 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

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