Suicide Prevention in Hospitalized Older Adults with MDD and Cognitive Impairment
Dimitris Kiosses, Ph.D., Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
2015 Standard Research Grant
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Question: Will older impaired suicidal adults benefit from a home delivered program?
Strategy: Problem Adaptation Therapy Suicide Prevention (PATH-SP) is a post-hospital home-delivered intervention for depressed, cognitively impaired older adults who made a suicide attempt. PATH-SP will be compared with Supportive Therapy for Cognitively Impaired (ST-CI).
Impact: An intervention for depressed cognitively impaired elders.