Nancy (Braschayko) McNamara, a summa cum laude Laker Alumni from 2006 is attending the University of Michigan School of Medicine.
DESPERATE ACT: SUICIDE AND THE ELDERLY
This program comes to grips with the chronic depression that lease too many
senior citizens to take their own lives. Promoting prevention, intervention,
and follow-up, medical experts use three case studies as a basis for
discussing the warning signs of depression and treatment through counseling,
education, medication, electroconvulsive therapy, and occupational therapy.
Ageism and the marginalization of seniors in a youth-dominated culture are