Gambling and completed suicide in Hong Kong: a review of coroner court files.

@article{Wong2010GamblingAC,
  title={Gambling and completed suicide in Hong Kong: a review of coroner court files.},
  author={Paul Wai-Ching Wong and Derek Yee Tak Cheung and Kenneth Conner and Yeates Conwell and Paul S. F. Yip},
  journal={Primary care companion to the Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 6}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have established a positive relationship between gambling and suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. Limited studies have investigated the role of gambling in completed suicide. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of gambling behavior among suicides and to compare the correlates of nongambling and gambling with and without related debt suicides. METHOD The death records from the coroner's court files of suicides (N = 1,201) in Hong Kong in 2003 were… CONTINUE READING

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