Responses to a self-presented suicide attempt in social media: a social network analysis.

@article{Fu2013ResponsesTA,
  title={Responses to a self-presented suicide attempt in social media: a social network analysis.},
  author={King-wa Fu and Qijin Cheng and Paul Wai-Ching Wong and Paul S. F. Yip},
  journal={Crisis},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={406-12}
}
BACKGROUND The self-presentation of suicidal acts in social media has become a public health concern. AIMS This article centers on a Chinese microblogger who posted a wrist-cutting picture that was widely circulated in Chinese social media in 2011. This exploratory study examines written reactions of a group of Chinese microbloggers exposed to the post containing a self-harming message and photo. In addition, we investigate the pattern of information diffusion via a social network. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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