Shu Sen Chang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Was the economic crisis 1997-1998 responsible for rising suicide rates in East/Southeast Asia? A time-trend analysis for Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand
    Shu Sen Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:1322-31. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Association of secular trends in unemployment with suicide in Taiwan, 1959-2007: a time-series analysis
    S S Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Public Health 124:49-54. 2010
  3. pmc The evolution of the epidemic of charcoal-burning suicide in Taiwan: a spatial and temporal analysis
    Shu Sen Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 7:e1000212. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with the decline in suicide by pesticide poisoning in Taiwan: a time trend analysis, 1987-2010
    Shu Sen Chang
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 50:471-80. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Geography of suicide in Taiwan: spatial patterning and socioeconomic correlates
    Shu Sen Chang
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Health Place 17:641-50. 2011
  6. doi request reprint 'Hidden' suicides amongst deaths certified as undetermined intent, accident by pesticide poisoning and accident by suffocation in Taiwan
    Shu Sen Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:143-52. 2010
  7. pmc The impact of pesticide suicide on the geographic distribution of suicide in Taiwan: a spatial analysis
    Shu Sen Chang
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:260. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Regional changes in charcoal-burning suicide rates in east/southeast Asia from 1995 to 2011: a time trend analysis
    Shu Sen Chang
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China Ju Shan Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 11:e1001622. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Perinatal risk factors for suicide in young adults in Taiwan
    Ying Yeh Chen
    Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Institute of Public Health and Department of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Department of Medical Research, Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chiayi City, Taiwan, Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong and Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1381-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Sleep and suicide: an analysis of a cohort of 394,000 Taiwanese adults
    David Gunnell
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1457-65. 2013

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Was the economic crisis 1997-1998 responsible for rising suicide rates in East/Southeast Asia? A time-trend analysis for Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand
    Shu Sen Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:1322-31. 2009
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  2. doi request reprint Association of secular trends in unemployment with suicide in Taiwan, 1959-2007: a time-series analysis
    S S Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Public Health 124:49-54. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between secular trends in unemployment and suicide in Taiwan...
  3. pmc The evolution of the epidemic of charcoal-burning suicide in Taiwan: a spatial and temporal analysis
    Shu Sen Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 7:e1000212. 2010
    ..We investigated the spatial and temporal evolution of the epidemic to assess its impact on the epidemiology of suicide in Taiwan...
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with the decline in suicide by pesticide poisoning in Taiwan: a time trend analysis, 1987-2010
    Shu Sen Chang
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 50:471-80. 2012
    ..We investigated trends in pesticide suicide, and factors associated with such trends, in Taiwan, a rapidly developing East Asian country...
  5. doi request reprint Geography of suicide in Taiwan: spatial patterning and socioeconomic correlates
    Shu Sen Chang
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS, UK
    Health Place 17:641-50. 2011
    ..Spatial patterning of suicide in Taiwan differed from that observed in Western nations. Suicide prevention strategies should take into account unique local patterns...
  6. doi request reprint 'Hidden' suicides amongst deaths certified as undetermined intent, accident by pesticide poisoning and accident by suffocation in Taiwan
    Shu Sen Chang
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:143-52. 2010
    ..To identify cause-of-death categories in which suicides might be misclassified in Taiwan...
  7. pmc The impact of pesticide suicide on the geographic distribution of suicide in Taiwan: a spatial analysis
    Shu Sen Chang
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:260. 2012
    ..This study aims to investigate geographic variations in pesticide suicide and their impact on the spatial distribution of suicide in Taiwan...
  8. doi request reprint Regional changes in charcoal-burning suicide rates in east/southeast Asia from 1995 to 2011: a time trend analysis
    Shu Sen Chang
    Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China Ju Shan Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 11:e1001622. 2014
    ..Sex- and age-specific trends over time were also examined to identify the demographic groups showing the greatest increases in charcoal-burning suicide rates across different countries...
  9. doi request reprint Perinatal risk factors for suicide in young adults in Taiwan
    Ying Yeh Chen
    Taipei City Psychiatric Center, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Institute of Public Health and Department of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Department of Medical Research, Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chiayi City, Taiwan, Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong and Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1381-9. 2013
    ..We investigated the association of early life social factors-maternal age, single motherhood, socioeconomic position, birth order and family size-with future risk of suicide in Taiwan...
  10. doi request reprint Sleep and suicide: an analysis of a cohort of 394,000 Taiwanese adults
    David Gunnell
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1457-65. 2013
    ..Sleep problems may lead to, or be symptomatic of, depression and other mental illnesses yet few studies have investigated their association with suicide risk...
  11. pmc Suicide epidemics: the impact of newly emerging methods on overall suicide rates - a time trends study
    Kyla Thomas
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:314. 2011
    ..We examine the emergence of three novel methods of suicide by gassing in the 20th and 21st centuries and determine the impact of emerging methods on overall suicide rates...