Carmen K M Lee

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The connection between divorce and suicide risk in Asia is unclear. To understand the contribution of cultural transitions to suicide among the divorced, we compare age- and sex-specific suicide rates among divorced men and women from five Pacific Rim populations: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea and the state of Victoria in Australia. On a cultural(More)
PURPOSE Jumping from a height is the most common method for suicide in Hong Kong and other urban cities, but it remains understudied locally and internationally. We used Coroner records in exploring the ecological factors associated with these deaths and the personal characteristics of persons who jumped to their death (hereafter, "jumping suicides"). We(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the efficiency of the Hong Kong hospitalisation system based on hospitalisation days. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Hospitalisation data (2000-2010) for all government-funded hospitals in Hong Kong. POPULATION Hospitalisation data for the entire Hong Kong population (7.0 million in 2011). METHODS A decomposition method was(More)
This study investigated the extent to which social support mediates negative effects of stalking and obsessive relational intrusion (ORI) victimization. A survey of 1,068 respondents indicated that (a) ORI/stalking victimization is positively related to negative symptoms and trauma; (b) five different types of coping responses are positively related to(More)
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