Lifelong versus not lifelong death wishes in older adults without severe illness: a cross-sectional survey

Elke Elzinga, Margot Zomers, Kiki van der Burg, Sisco van Veen, Lizanne Schweren, Ghislaine van Thiel & Els van Wijngaarden
Abstract Background Some older adults with a persistent death wish without being severely ill report having had a death wish their whole lives (lifelong persistent death wish; L-PDW). Differentiating them from older adults without severe illness who developed a death wish later in life (persistent death wish, not lifelong; NL-PDW) can be relevant for the provision of adequate help and support. This study aims to gain insight into the characteristics, experiences, and needs of older...
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