The authors findings support the need for more detailed screening for suicide risk among older adults presenting in the emergency department. 11 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This thesis explores how the aging body is affected by carceral space and the nature of living within confined spaces. 

This report investigates three research questions: (1) What is the safety of restraints and/or restraining methods for people in custody or in healthcare facilities? (2) What are the evidence-based guidelines for the prevention or management of excited delirium? and (3) What are the evidence-based guidelines for the prevention or management of positional asphyxia?

With older adults increased susceptibility to developing a delirium, it is important to consider the possible effects related to the use of solitary confinement in the correctional setting.

This document provides an overview of issues related to the use of solitary conferment in the Canadian correctional setting. It provides statistics and speaks to issues related to psychological harm and human rights.

The aim of this study was to compare clinical and psychosocial characteristics of older adults aged 70 and over who had attempted suicide. 10 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This study aimed to identify and review research studies of suicide in older people published between 2005 and 2014. Content analysis investigated the relationship between biological, psychological and social factors in the context of the suicidal process. 11 pages. Last reviewed July 2018. 

This article describes an online survey undertaken to understand the extent of suicidal ideation and/or suicidal behaviour exists among individuals diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia who were participating in clinical trials. 9 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

The investigators conducted a narrative review to identify links between suicidal behaviour, dementia and brain amyloid load while considering the role of depression in these relationships. 8 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

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