Socio-economic and psychological correlates of suicidality among Hong Kong working-age adults: results from a population-based survey.

@article{Liu2006SocioeconomicAP,
  title={Socio-economic and psychological correlates of suicidality among Hong Kong working-age adults: results from a population-based survey.},
  author={Ka Yuet Liu and Eric Y. H. Chen and Cecilia Lai Wan Chan and Dominic T. S. Lee and Y W Law and Yeates Conwell and Paul S. F. Yip},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 12},
  pages={1759-67}
}
BACKGROUND The global toll of suicide is estimated to be one million lives per year, which exceeded the number of deaths by homicide and war combined. A key step to suicide prevention is to prevent less serious suicidal behaviour to preclude more lethal outcomes. Although 61% of the world's suicides take place in Asia and the suicide rates among middle age groups have been increasing since the economic crisis in many Asian countries, population-based studies of suicidal behaviour among working… CONTINUE READING

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