Paul Yip

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide in Hong Kong: a case-control psychological autopsy study
    Eric Y H Chen
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Psychol Med 36:815-25. 2006
  2. pmc Sex knowledge, attitudes, and high-risk sexual behaviors among unmarried youth in Hong Kong
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 13:691. 2013
  3. pmc The Foxconn suicides and their media prominence: is the Werther Effect applicable in China?
    Qijin Cheng
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, 13th Floor, KK Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 11:841. 2011
  4. pmc Suicide among adults aged 30-49: a psychological autopsy study in Hong Kong
    Paul W C Wong
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:147. 2008
  5. pmc Suicide with psychiatric diagnosis and without utilization of psychiatric service
    Yik Wa Law
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 10:431. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A study of deliberate self-harm and its repetition among patients presenting to an emergency department
    Paul S F Yip
    The HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Crisis 32:217-24. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicide rates in China during a decade of rapid social changes
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Flat 3B, University Drive 2, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:792-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A semiparametric method for estimating population size for capture-recapture experiments with random covariates in continuous time
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong
    Biometrics 61:1085-92. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Social and economic burden of suicides in Hong Kong SAR: a year of life lost perspective
    P S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Center for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Crisis 26:156-9. 2005
  10. pmc Quick assessment of hopelessness: a cross-sectional study
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, SAR
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:13. 2006

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide in Hong Kong: a case-control psychological autopsy study
    Eric Y H Chen
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Psychol Med 36:815-25. 2006
    ..In Hong Kong, this issue requires vigorous examination in light of a 50% increase in suicide rate between 1997 and 2003...
  2. pmc Sex knowledge, attitudes, and high-risk sexual behaviors among unmarried youth in Hong Kong
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    BMC Public Health 13:691. 2013
    ..It is of public health importance to investigate this topic to inform sex education, policymaking, and prevention and intervention programs...
  3. pmc The Foxconn suicides and their media prominence: is the Werther Effect applicable in China?
    Qijin Cheng
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, 13th Floor, KK Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 11:841. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine the clustering and copycat effects of the Foxconn suicides, and to investigate temporal patterns in how they were reported by the media in Mainland China, Hong Kong (HK), and Taiwan (TW)...
  4. pmc Suicide among adults aged 30-49: a psychological autopsy study in Hong Kong
    Paul W C Wong
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:147. 2008
    ..A surge in suicide rates in middle age people in Hong Kong and many Asian countries was recently observed. However, there is a paucity of suicide research on this subgroup of people in Asia...
  5. pmc Suicide with psychiatric diagnosis and without utilization of psychiatric service
    Yik Wa Law
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 10:431. 2010
    ..Behavioural model of health service use is applied to identify factors associated with the utilization of psychiatric service among the suicide deceased...
  6. doi request reprint A study of deliberate self-harm and its repetition among patients presenting to an emergency department
    Paul S F Yip
    The HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Crisis 32:217-24. 2011
    ..Marked differences have been found in the characteristics of people dying by suicide in Western and Asian countries. However, there is less information available on possible differences for deliberate self-harm (DSH)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicide rates in China during a decade of rapid social changes
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Flat 3B, University Drive 2, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:792-8. 2005
    ..This paper examined the trends of national-, region-, gender-, and age-specific suicide rates, and male to female ratios in suicide in China for the period of 1991-2000, which was a time that rapid economic and social changes took place...
  8. ncbi request reprint A semiparametric method for estimating population size for capture-recapture experiments with random covariates in continuous time
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong
    Biometrics 61:1085-92. 2005
    ..We apply the method to a capture-recapture experiment on the bird species Prinia flaviventris in Hong Kong...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social and economic burden of suicides in Hong Kong SAR: a year of life lost perspective
    P S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Center for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Crisis 26:156-9. 2005
    ..It illustrates that use of YLL could provide a new viewpoint for setting up public health policies...
  10. pmc Quick assessment of hopelessness: a cross-sectional study
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, SAR
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:13. 2006
    ..There is no clear indication of what BHS cutoff values are useful in identifying people with suicide tendency...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effects of a celebrity suicide on suicide rates in Hong Kong
    Paul S F Yip
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Affect Disord 93:245-52. 2006
    ..We have examined the impact on suicides following the death of a famous Hong Kong pop singer whose death from suicide by jumping from a height, occurred on 1st April 2003, and resulted in extensive and often dramatic media coverage...
  12. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of suicides with and without psychiatric illness in Denmark
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 96:117-21. 2006
    ..The rest could be treated as random events. Apparently, the seasonality among suicides with psychiatric illness exists but its effect could vary in different periods of time and among genders in Denmark...
  13. ncbi request reprint The ecological fallacy and the gender ratio of suicide in China
    Paul S F Yip
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Br J Psychiatry 189:465-6. 2006
    ..The increasing urbanisation of China is likely to be associated with more male suicides and we predict that before long the male suicide rate will overtake that of females...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estimation of vaccine efficacy and the vaccination threshold
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Stat Med 26:4475-88. 2007
    ..Martingale theory is used to derive estimates and associated standard errors for these parameters. Asymptotic properties of the resulting estimators are investigated. Data for a mumps outbreak are used as an illustrative example...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessment of intervention measures for the 2003 SARS epidemic in Taiwan by use of a back-projection method
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:525-30. 2007
    ..To reconstruct the infection curve for the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic in Taiwan and to ascertain the temporal changes in the daily number of infections that occurred during the course of the outbreak...
  16. pmc Who wants a slimmer body? The relationship between body weight status, education level and body shape dissatisfaction among young adults in Hong Kong
    Yee Tak Derek Cheung
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of PopulationHealth, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:835. 2011
    ..We investigated the prevalence of body shape dissatisfaction (BSD) and explored its association with weight status, education level and other determinants among young adults in Hong Kong...
  17. doi request reprint An empirical study of characteristics and types of homicide-suicides in Hong Kong, 1989-2005
    Paul S F Yip
    Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 112:184-92. 2009
    ..This paper aimed to empirically classify HS events into different clusters and to discuss specific evidence-based prevention initiatives...
  18. ncbi request reprint Years of life lost from suicide in China, 1990-2000
    Paul S F Yip
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Crisis 29:131-6. 2008
    ..National strategies for suicide prevention should include targeted programs in catering the need of these specified subgroups in China...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint The impact of epidemic outbreak: the case of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and suicide among older adults in Hong Kong
    Paul S F Yip
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Crisis 31:86-92. 2010
    ..Previous studies revealed that there was a significant increase in suicide deaths among those aged 65 and over in 2003. The peak coincided with the majority of SARS cases being reported in April 2003...
  21. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of suicide exclusion periods on life insurance
    Paul Yip
    Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention and Social Work and Social Administration Department, The University of Hong Kong, P R C
    Crisis 31:217-23. 2010
    ..If a life-insured individual dies by suicide during the period of suicide exclusion, commonly 13 months, the sum insured is not paid...
  22. ncbi request reprint A chain multinomial model for estimating the real-time fatality rate of a disease, with an application to severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Epidemiol 161:700-6. 2005
    ..Simulation results showed that the performance of the proposed estimator is superior to that of the WHO estimator in terms of its sensitivity to changes and its timeliness in reflecting the severity of the disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological profile of suicides in Beijing, China
    P S Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 31:62-70. 2001
    ..Our findings suggest that the suicide rate in China should not be as high as the estimated rate (31.0 per 100,000), suggested in the Global Health Statistics by Murray and Lopez (1996b, p. 824)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Marital status and the risk of suicide: experience from England and Wales, 1982-1996
    Paul S Yip
    Hong Kong Jockey Club, Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, SAR
    Psychol Rep 94:401-7. 2004
    ..The decrease in suicide rates observed for the period 1982-1996 in England and Wales was mainly attributable to the reduction of suicide rates among the widowed and divorced...
  25. ncbi request reprint A prevalence study of suicide ideation among older adults in Hong Kong SAR
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1056-62. 2003
    ..The objective of this paper is to ascertain estimates of the prevalence, and associated risk factors for, suicidal ideation among community-dwelling older adults in Hong Kong...
  26. ncbi request reprint A unified parametric regression model for recapture studies with random removals in continuous time
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Biometrics 58:192-9. 2002
    ..Random removals are allowed in the recapturing process. Simulation studies are shown to assess the performance of the proposed estimators. Examples on a bird banding and a small mammal recapturing study are given...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comparison of seasonal variation between suicide deaths and attempts in Hong Kong SAR
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 81:251-7. 2004
    ..The seasonality pattern between attempts and completed ones are not the same. This paper is the first one to examine seasonal variation between suicide deaths and attempts simultaneously...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of the Chinese zodiac on fertility in Hong Kong SAR
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 55:1803-12. 2002
    ..Birth rate rise in the Dragon Year is due to changes in timing of births that will have little effect on cumulative fertility...
  29. ncbi request reprint Robust design and the use of auxiliary variables in estimating population size for an open population
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Biometrics 58:852-61. 2002
    ..A data set for such a robust design of a small-mammal capture-recapture study conducted at Dummy Bottom within Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge is analyzed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Suicidality among high school students in Hong Kong, SAR
    Paul S F Yip
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:284-97. 2004
    ..Use of illicit drugs, inhalants, and tobacco differentiated attempters from ideators. The implications of the research findings are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint A study of demographic changes under sustained below-replacement fertility in Hong Kong SAR
    P S Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam
    Soc Sci Med 53:1003-9. 2001
    ..By analysing net immigration in the demographic process in the past, the way in which replacement migration would help alleviate the problem of population decline and population aging is also discussed...
  32. pmc Charcoal burning suicides in Hong Kong and urban Taiwan: an illustration of the impact of a novel suicide method on overall regional rates
    Ka Y Liu
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:248-53. 2007
    ..This aim of this study was to examine the impact of charcoal burning suicides on both overall suicide rates and older-method suicide rates in Hong Kong and urban Taiwan...
  33. ncbi request reprint Suicide after discharge from psychiatric inpatient care: a case-control study in Hong Kong
    Patty H W Yim
    Department of Psychiatry, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:65-72. 2004
    ..To identify the risk period and the risk factors for suicide in Chinese psychiatric patients after discharge from inpatient psychiatric treatment. The nature of psychiatric aftercare provided to these patients was also explored...
  34. ncbi request reprint Charcoal-burning suicide in post-transition Hong Kong
    Kathy P M Chan
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Br J Psychiatry 186:67-73. 2005
    ..Charcoal-burning, a new suicide method, emerged in Hong Kong during the latest economic recession. Within 2 months charcoal-burning had become the third most common suicide method...
  35. doi request reprint A revisit on older adults suicides and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic in Hong Kong
    Y T Cheung
    Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1231-8. 2008
    ..6 per 100,000. The most significant increase was found among the older adults aged 65 or above...
  36. pmc Impact of 2008 global economic crisis on suicide: time trend study in 54 countries
    Shu Sen Chang
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMJ 347:f5239. 2013
    ..To investigate the impact of the 2008 global economic crisis on international trends in suicide and to identify sex/age groups and countries most affected...
  37. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic and psychological correlates of suicidality among Hong Kong working-age adults: results from a population-based survey
    Ka Y Liu
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Psychol Med 36:1759-67. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Suicide and unemployment: what are the missing links?
    Wincy S C Chan
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, and Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Faculty of Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR
    Arch Suicide Res 11:327-35. 2007
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint A cluster analysis of the circumstances of death in suicides in Hong Kong
    Eric Y H Chen
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:576-84. 2007
    ..Suicide prevention strategy may have to target potential subgroups with specific approaches...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint A psychological autopsy study of pathological gamblers who died by suicide
    Paul W C Wong
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Affect Disord 120:213-6. 2010
    ..By examining a series of 17 suicide cases with evidence of pathological gambling prior to death, we sought to generate hypotheses for further study of this under-researched but rapidly-increasing worldwide public health problem...
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint Suicide notes in Hong Kong in 2000
    Paul W C Wong
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, University Drive, Pokfulam, Hong Kong S A R, People s Republic of China
    Death Stud 33:372-81. 2009
    ..Present data suggest that reasons for leaving suicide notes may have changed over the 8 years from 1992 to 2000...
  46. doi 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Newspaper reporting of suicide cases in Hong Kong
    Jade S K Au
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Center for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Crisis 25:161-8. 2004
    ..For this reason we recommend a partnership approach with active participation from the media on suicide prevention so that communication professionals can proactively participate in suicide prevention work more effectively...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of depression and its correlates in Hong Kong's Chinese older adults
    Iris Chi
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The Univ of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:409-16. 2005
    ..The authors assessed the prevalence of depression among older adults and identified factors associated with it...
  49. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide in elderly Chinese persons: a multi-group, controlled study
    Joshua Tsoh
    Dept of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:562-71. 2005
    ....
  50. pmc Gender selection in China: its meanings and implications
    Cecilia L W Chan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, SAR
    J Assist Reprod Genet 19:426-30. 2002
    ..We believe that gender selection for social reasons should not be allowed since undesirable outcomes will be resulted under such strict population control program...
  51. 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
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Suicidality and cultural values among Hong Kong adolescents
    T H Lam
    The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S A R, China
    Soc Sci Med 58:487-98. 2004
    ..Thus, values were associated with adolescent suicidality, but not consistently in the direction predicted by some theorists, and the association depended upon the adolescent's sex...
  53. ncbi request reprint The impact of the changing marital structure on fertility of Hong Kong SAR (Special Administrative Region)
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 55:2159-69. 2002
    ..The study investigates the effect of long-lasting below-replacement level fertility with a view to gaining some analytical insight into the situation should the population experience such a striking demographic process...
  54. doi request reprint Research participation experiences of informants of suicide and control cases: taken from a case-control psychological autopsy study of people who died by suicide
    Paul W C Wong
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, P R China
    Crisis 31:238-46. 2010
    ..Ethical issues have been raised about using the psychological autopsy approach in the study of suicide. The impact on informants of control cases who participated in case-control psychological autopsy studies has not been investigated...
  55. doi request reprint Suicidality in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong: the role of family and cultural influences
    Wincy S C Chan
    HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:278-84. 2009
    ..Previous studies focused solely on the medical and environmental risk factors, which were insufficient to give a holistic picture of adolescent suicidality...
  56. ncbi request reprint The minimum capture proportion for reliable estimation in capture-recapture models
    Liqun Xi
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Biometrics 64:242-9. 2008
    ..1978, Wildlife Monograph62, 1-135). Numerical results with simulation studies are given, and two real examples for the model M(h) are also considered. Potential applications of these results are suggested...
  57. 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
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint A unified likelihood-based approach for estimating population size in continuous-time capture-recapture experiments with frailty
    Liqun Xi
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Biometrics 63:228-36. 2007
    ..By asymptotic efficiency comparison and simulation studies, the proposed estimators have been shown to be superior to their discrete-time model counterparts in genuine continuous-time capture-recapture experiments...
  59. doi request reprint Selective attention biases of people with depression: positive and negative priming of depression-related information
    Kwok Keung Leung
    Laboratory of Neuropsychology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Psychiatry Res 165:241-51. 2009
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Clinical effectiveness of school screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a large population-based retrospective cohort study
    Keith D K Luk
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1607-14. 2010
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  61. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the future resources and needs for hospitalization in Hong Kong SAR (Special Administrative District)
    Paul S F Yip
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Health Plann Manage 17:113-22. 2002
    ..Compression of morbidity' refers to the hypothesis that medical progress will reduce the duration of morbidity during life more significantly than increasing morbidity by extending life...
  62. doi request reprint Neural activities for negative priming with affective stimuli: an fMRI study
    Kwok Keung Leung
    Laboratory of Neuropsychology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Neurosci Lett 433:194-8. 2008
    ..These observations indicate that specific frontal and subcortical regions take part in attention orientation toward negative-affect information...
  63. ncbi request reprint Burning charcoal: a novel and contagious method of suicide in Asia
    Dominic T S Lee
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:293-4. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Evidence for lack of change in seasonality of suicide from TimiƟ County, Romania
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 94:1071-8. 2002
    ..Recent decreases in the seasonality of suicide might not generalize to societies in transition, and research would improve from focusing on the "natural laboratories" these societies represent...
  65. ncbi request reprint Re: "A chain multinomial model for estimating the real-time fatality rate of a disease, with an application to severe acute respiratory syndrome"
    Eric H Y Lau
    Am J Epidemiol 162:604-5. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint Mortality in people with schizophrenia in rural China: 10-year cohort study
    Mao Sheng Ran
    College of Professional Studies, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam 96923, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 190:237-42. 2007
    ..Long-term mortality and the risk factors for premature death among patients with schizophrenia living in rural communities are unknown...
  67. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of suicide in Eastern Europe: a rejoinder to Lester and Moksony
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Psychology, Division of Research Methods and Differential Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5 3, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 99:17-8. 2004
    ..2002) that seasonality of suicide remains high in Eastern Europe. A new hypothesis regarding the co-occurrence of high incidence and strong seasonality of suicide is presented...
  68. ncbi request reprint Seasonal changes in suicide in the United States, 1971 to 2000
    F Stephen Bridges
    Division of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science, The University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514 5750, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 100:920-4. 2005
    ..Noted increments in seasonal rhythms in the latter part of the 1980s and 1990s seem to support those of Warren, et al. but contradict the conclusions of diminishing drawn by Hakko, et al., Rhimer, et al., and Yip, et al...
  69. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and suicidal attempts in a population-based study of Chinese people: risk attributable to hopelessness, depression, and social factors
    Yin Bun Cheung
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Affect Disord 90:193-9. 2006
    ..Social support is often said to be a buffer against the effect of hopelessness and depression...
  70. ncbi request reprint Estimation of reporting delay and suicide incidence in Hong Kong
    Jisheng S Cui
    Department of Public Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Stat Med 23:467-76. 2004
    ..Based on these analyses, we recommended a suitable cut-off date to collect suicide cases occurring in the previous year and reported before this date in Hong Kong...
  71. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of suicide attempters and nonattempters with schizophrenia in a rural community
    Mao Sheng Ran
    College of Professional Studies, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam 96923
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:694-701. 2005
    ..Early interventions focusing on reducing hopelessness and controlling positive symptoms may help reduce the risk of suicide attempts among patients with schizophrenia...
  72. ncbi request reprint Seasonality in suicide: a study of farming suicides in England and Wales
    Sue Simkin
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Crisis 24:93-7. 2003
    ..This study reinforces recent findings that seasonal variation in suicide appears to be diminishing, even in an occupational group where this might be expected...
  73. ncbi request reprint Media influence on suicide. Media's role is double edged
    Kathy P M Chan
    BMJ 326:498. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Performance of the CES-D and its short forms in screening suicidality and hopelessness in the community
    Yin Bun Cheung
    Tropical Epidemiology Group, IDEU, London School of Hycidal Tropical Medicine
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:79-88. 2007
    ..Sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values in differentiating people with and without suicidal thought or attempt change almost linearly with the cut-offs...
  75. ncbi request reprint Applications of additive semivarying coefficient models: monthly suicide data from Hong Kong
    Richard M Huggins
    Centre for Mathematics and its Applications, Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University, Canberra 0200 ACT, Australia
    Biometrics 63:708-13. 2007
    ..While exploratory, the analysis motivates the collection of more detailed data and the development of more sophisticated models to help determine target groups and strategies to reduce the suicide rate in Hong Kong...
  76. pmc Charcoal burning is also popular for suicide pacts made on the internet
    Dominic T S Lee
    BMJ 330:602. 2005
  77. ncbi request reprint Generalized supremum tests for the equality of cause specific hazard rates
    Subhash C Kochar
    Indian Statistical Institute, 7, SJS Sansanwal Marg, New Delhi 110016, India
    Lifetime Data Anal 8:277-88. 2002
    ..The asymptotic properties of the proposed tests are investigated. Simulation studies are done to compare the performance with existing tests. A competing risks data set is analyzed to demonstrate the usefulness of the procedure...
  78. ncbi request reprint Sequential estimation in line transect surveys
    Song Xi Chen
    Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Biometrics 58:263-9. 2002
    ..This savings of survey effort is also observed in a simulation study designed to evaluate the empirical performance of the proposed sequential procedures...