Shu Sen Chang

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BACKGROUND Multiple studies have shown that macroeconomic factors are associated with changes in suicide rates. We investigated how changes in economic conditions associated with the recent economic crisis in South Korea influenced suicide rates among working-age adults. METHODS Time-series analyses were performed to examine the temporal associations of(More)
Close, continuous collaboration among the obstetrician, the psychiatrist, and nurses in both disciplines is required to improve the mental health of a patient whose psychosis is associated with pregnancy. These most complex cases require not "either/or" management but the combined attention of specialists in both disciplines.
INTRODUCTION The suicide rate of South Korea has increased dramatically during the past decades, as opposed to steadily decreasing trends in Japan and Hong Kong. Although the recent increase of suicide in South Korea may be related to changing socioeconomic conditions and other contextual factors, it may also reflect, in part, a reduction of misidentified(More)
BACKGROUND We report 2 cases of patients undergoing endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) using reentry devices to recanalize unilateral iliac artery occlusions and complete a bifurcated endovascular repair. METHODS Patient 1 is a 70-year-old male with an enlarging 6.5-cm abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and disabling left leg claudication with L external(More)
The Chinese version of the WAIS-R was factor analyzed for a sample of 130 Chinese adults in Hong Kong who had low intellectual abilities. All subtests except the Vocabulary subtest were included for analyses. Results supported a three-factor solution composed of Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual Organization, and Memory/Freedom from Distractibility Factors,(More)
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