King Wa Fu

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Reality check for the Chinese microblog space: a random sampling approach
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e58356. 2013
  2. pmc A study of the impact of thirteen celebrity suicides on subsequent suicide rates in South Korea from 2005 to 2009
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e53870. 2013
  3. pmc Long-term impact of celebrity suicide on suicidal ideation: results from a population-based study
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:540-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of the Chinese version of the Adult Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire: psychometric properties and its short version
    King Wa Fu
    Hong Kong Jockey Club HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Psychol Assess 19:422-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating the risk for suicide following the suicide deaths of 3 Asian entertainment celebrities: a meta-analytic approach
    King Wa Fu
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:869-78. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Internet addiction: prevalence, discriminant validity and correlates among adolescents in Hong Kong
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, G24, Eliot Hall, Pokfulam Road, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Br J Psychiatry 196:486-92. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Newspaper reporting of suicides in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Guangzhou: compliance with WHO media guidelines and epidemiological comparisons
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, G24 Eliot Hall, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:928-33. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a universal school-based programme for preventing depression in Chinese adolescents: a quasi-experimental pilot study
    Paul W C Wong
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 142:106-14. 2012
  9. doi request reprint An integrative suicide prevention program for visitor charcoal burning suicide and suicide pact
    Paul W C Wong
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:82-90. 2009
  10. doi request reprint A comparative study of online suicide-related information in Chinese and English
    Qijin Cheng
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, 13th Floor, K K Leung Bldg, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:313-9. 2011

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Publications15

  1. pmc Reality check for the Chinese microblog space: a random sampling approach
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e58356. 2013
    ..Volume of friends is found to be linked only with the number of reposts. Gender differences and regional disparities in using microblogs in China are also observed...
  2. pmc A study of the impact of thirteen celebrity suicides on subsequent suicide rates in South Korea from 2005 to 2009
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e53870. 2013
    ..Current evidence based on ecological studies is insufficient to draw a firm conclusion. Further studies using multiple approaches should be developed...
  3. pmc Long-term impact of celebrity suicide on suicidal ideation: results from a population-based study
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:540-6. 2007
    ..The short-term effect of celebrity suicide on the overall suicide rate is widely known, but long-term effects remain unclear...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of the Chinese version of the Adult Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire: psychometric properties and its short version
    King Wa Fu
    Hong Kong Jockey Club HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Psychol Assess 19:422-9. 2007
    ..This study also demonstrated its predictive validity by examining sensitivity and specificity in identifying subsequent suicidality. A 4-item short version of ASIQ was also developed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating the risk for suicide following the suicide deaths of 3 Asian entertainment celebrities: a meta-analytic approach
    King Wa Fu
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:869-78. 2009
    ..This study aims at estimating the risk for suicide after the suicide deaths of entertainment celebrities in Asia during the first 4 weeks after the celebrity suicides and on a weekly basis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Internet addiction: prevalence, discriminant validity and correlates among adolescents in Hong Kong
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, G24, Eliot Hall, Pokfulam Road, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Br J Psychiatry 196:486-92. 2010
    ..Despite increasing concern over the potential adverse effects of excessive internet use, especially in young people, there is some debate over its definition, magnitude and discriminant validity...
  7. doi request reprint Newspaper reporting of suicides in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Guangzhou: compliance with WHO media guidelines and epidemiological comparisons
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, G24 Eliot Hall, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:928-33. 2011
    ..However, to what extent the mass media comply with the guidelines is unknown. Few studies are available that investigate systematically whether the mass media reflect the epidemiological reality of suicide deaths in their articles...
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a universal school-based programme for preventing depression in Chinese adolescents: a quasi-experimental pilot study
    Paul W C Wong
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 142:106-14. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint An integrative suicide prevention program for visitor charcoal burning suicide and suicide pact
    Paul W C Wong
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:82-90. 2009
    ..This integrative approach in preventing target-specific suicides may serve as an example for other communities to develop suicide prevention programs that make use of the existing local resources...
  10. doi request reprint A comparative study of online suicide-related information in Chinese and English
    Qijin Cheng
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, 13th Floor, K K Leung Bldg, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:313-9. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Evaluating the effectiveness of barrier installation for preventing railway suicides in Hong Kong
    C K Law
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 114:254-62. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Restricting the means of suicide by charcoal burning
    Paul S F Yip
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Br J Psychiatry 196:241-2. 2010
    ..05) but not in the control region. We observed no significant change in the suicide rate using other methods in either location...
  13. pmc Accessing suicide-related information on the internet: a retrospective observational study of search behavior
    Paul Wai Ching Wong
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, China, Hong Kong
    J Med Internet Res 15:e3. 2013
    ..Little is known, however, about users' actual searching and browsing behaviors of online suicide-related information...
  14. doi request reprint Suicide rates among working-age adults in South Korea before and after the 2008 economic crisis
    Chee Hon Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:246-52. 2014
    ..We investigated how changes in economic conditions associated with the recent economic crisis in South Korea influenced suicide rates among working-age adults...
  15. doi request reprint Why do we report suicides and how can we facilitate suicide prevention efforts? Perspectives of Hong Kong media professionals
    Qijin Cheng
    lt location gt HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China lt location gt lt location gt Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA lt location gt
    Crisis 35:74-81. 2014
    ..The Hong Kong news media report suicide-related events more frequently and sensationally than Western countries. Little is known about Hong Kong media professionals' experiences and thoughts about such reporting...