Suicide in response to changing societies.

  title={Suicide in response to changing societies.},
  author={Kathy P M Chan and Se Fong Hung and Paul Sf Yip},
  journal={Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={10 4},
The "medical model" is an insufficient explanation for the high suicide rates, but it does not mean that suicide is a different phenomenon in China. A multidimensional model (Fig. 6) is proposed to appreciate better the complexity of the problem, which can be applied to other countries. As in Figure 6, suicide and suicide attempts are conceptualized as a continuum of behaviors. The suicide method may modify the boundaries (i.e., the availability and choice of a lethal method may expand the size… CONTINUE READING

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