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Cognitive Inhibition in Suicidal Depressed Elderly: A Case-Control Pilot Study

J Clin Psychiatry 2011;72(6):871-872 [letter]
10.4088/JCP.10l06797

Letter to the Editor

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Suicide is defined as the intentional taking of one’s own life. Its prevalence is particularly high among older adults and ranges from 30/100,000 to 120/100,000. Although it is recognized that younger suicidal depressed patients have greater executive dysfunctions than nonsuicidal ones, little remains known about the role of executive functions in elderly suicide attempts