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Suicide in Hong Kong, with special reference toattempted suicide.

Pow Meng Yap

Suicide in Hong Kong, with special reference toattempted suicide.

by Pow Meng Yap

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Published by Hong Kong University Press, Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination102p.,22cm
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18865660M

  Suicide in Hong Kong is experiencing a slight upward trend. The standardized suicide rate increased by % from per , population in to per , in About 57% of the increase can be explained by a change in the age composition and the ageing problem, in Hong Kong. Suicide ranked seventh in the ten leading causes of death since Cited by:   13th November – (Hong Kong) John Lee, Secretary for Security expressed at Legislative Council today that the total number of suicide reports received by police from June till September this year is whereas the total number of dead bodies found, deaths before and after arrival at hospital is at 2, The total numbers [ ].

In , more than 10% of HK people who died of suicide were years old (fig. 1 in appendix). However, in , nearly 80% of HK p. 1. Introduction. Suicide is the leading cause of death for young people in Hong Kong, and the second, globally. More alarmingly, a surge of student suicides has appeared in HKBased on the media reports, 36 student suicides occurred in , with 20 of those incidents took place in Cited by: 8.

  A study by Hong Kong University released in July found nearly one in 10 were suffering from probable depression, as well as an increase in suicidal Author: Lily Kuo. I don’t know what they think exactly, but I believe a big part of cause comes from the fact that the living environment in HK for many people (excluding the rich ones) is quite desperate. Apart from this, people who devoted a lot of their time/ ef.


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Suicide in Hong Kong, with special reference toattempted suicide by Pow Meng Yap Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yap, Pow-meng. Suicide in Hong Kong. [Hong Kong] Hong Kong University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. Hong Kong protests: Suicides spark mental health fears a Hong Kong community is grieving.

Her suicide is one of four in the last three weeks where a note or. Source: HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, HKU *Provisional figures for (registration death date up to 31 Jul ) *If you have any difficulty reading the graph, please try to use Google Chrome with × resolution at least.

Suicide rates in both Hong Kong and Taiwan increased in the s, and then started to diminish around for Hong Kong and in for Taiwan.

Literature has attributed the increases to the wider adoption of charcoal burning as the suicide method in both regions [15,47,60,61].Cited by: The Samaritans Box Hong Kong Contact by: Phone - E-mail: Hotline: + 28 Website: E-mail Helpline: [email protected] 24 Hour service: Suicide Prevention Services G/F, Yat Tung House.

The Complete Manual of Suicide (完全自殺マニュアル, Kanzen Jisatsu Manyuaru, lit. Complete Suicide Manual) is a Japanese book written by Wataru Tsurumi. He wrote on the problem of "hardness of living" in Japanese : Wataru Tsurumi. On Suicide: With Particular Reference to Suicide Among Young Students is a English translation and editing by the psychanalyst and suicidologist Paul Friedman of the original "Über den Selbstmord insbesondere den Schüler-Selbstmord" by the Vienna Psychoanalytic original piece was published in in German and includes psychoanalytic discussions from eight members of the Subject: Psychology, Psychoanalytic theory, Suicide.

Due to the length of the original episode, the video will be uploaded in four parts. Both Chinese and English subs are hard subbed. Thanks to 韓國文宣組 for Chinese subs. Between andHong Kong saw an average of 23 student suicides a year, according to the University of Hong Kong’s Center for Suicide Research and Prevention.

Yip, P. F., Caine, E. D., Kwok, R. L., & Chen, Y.-Y. A decompositional analysis of the relative contribution of age, sex and methods of suicide to the. “There is a frustration and anger among our young people,” said Paul Yip Siu-fai, director of the centre for suicide research and prevention at the University of Hong : Sophia Yan.

News Story and Suicide 06 Suicide in Hong Kong at a glance 07 Suicide Reporting in Hong Kong 08 Copycat Effect of Media Reporting 09 Effects of Mass Media 10 Suspected Cases: News Story Triggered Suicide Acts 11 Local Case: Leslie Cheung 11 Japanese case: Okada Yukiko 12 Media as a Proactive Role 13 Media Guidelines and Freedom of Press   The suicide rate of people over 65 is about 40 times more than of those un according to the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and.

Almost half of 87 children aged under 18 who died of unnatural causes in Hong Kong in and committed suicide, with the youngest just 10 years old, a shocking study revealed. [ENG] KBS [HONG KONG, "MADE SUICIDE"] SPECIAL DOCUMENTARY (Part 2) Hong Kong university campus torn apart by deadly street battles - Duration: Channel 4 News Recommended for you.

The high female suicide rate in Hong Kong could be related to workload, responsibility, and expectations. The high suicide rate in Australia among males aged was disturbing. Availability of the suicide methods is certainly one explanation for the difference in suicide methods used in Cited by: Arts, entertainment and media.

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Elderly suicide and the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong. Chan SM(1), Chiu FK, Lam CW, Leung PY, Conwell Y. Author information: (1)Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

[email protected] BACKGROUND: Hong Kong was struck by the community outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Cited by: The suicide rate in Hong Kong remained stable up until the mids.

Since then, it has increased significantly. This study aims to examine changes in the Hong Kong suicide rate over the period – and discuss possible impacts on the community. It is a retrospective study based on the registered death files of suicide deaths in Hong Kong. Hong Kong, formerly a British Colony, returned to People’s Republic of China and has been a special administrative region of that country since InHong Kong had a population of million people with a living area of about square kilometres: it is one of the most densely populated areas on Earth.

Economic development in Hong Kong has been impressive during the past two. Students at breaking point: Hong Kong announces emergency measures after 22 suicides since the start of the academic year.Hong Kong has been shocked by a recent series of student suicides - and this isn't the first time.

In February this year, five secondary school students took their lives in the course of just 17 days.An examin- Suicide in the Hong Kong subway ation of police records reveals that the deaths fall into several patterns which reflect Hong Kong culture [8]. Among the more prevalent patterns of suicidal behavior observed by MTR staff and MTR District police is that which relates to the manner in which victims dress prior to the by: