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Latest Suicidology reports and Education 知識轉移
最新的自殺學研究動向等資訊
The Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of HKU pays attention to use science and education to foster ones’ mental health. We host workshops and conferences to the public and helping professionals to demonstrate the essence of knowledge exchange. This column reports latest research trends and ideas on suicidology. 香港大學防止自殺研究中心(下稱中心)致力推動科學和教育來豐潤公眾的情緒及精神健康。中心舉辦工作坊、會議等活動以達至公眾和醫護人員的知識交流的效果。研究版會為讀者提供最新的自殺學研究動向等資訊。

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Seminar on Suicide and Mortality after Attempted Suicide in Taipei City

Dr. Ying-Yeh Chen is a practicing psychiatrist at Taipei City Psychiatric Center and an associate professor at National Yang-Ming University Taipei Taiwan.

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Suicide in Hong Kong : epidemiology, changing patterns, associated phenomena and prevention

Suicide is still a sensitive topic in Asian countries. Since 1997, Hong Kong has experienced one of the most drastic changes in its suicide rate...

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The Impact of Economic Crisis on Suicide in Asia and other Regions

In March 28, 2011, CSRP of the University of Hong Kong is honored to have Professor David Gunnell showing us impact of this crisis on suicide in Asia and other regions.

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Current Issues in Youth Suicide

Suicide is a global problem affecting many different parts of the world. The global suicide rate is about one million people per year, a rate of 14.5 per 100,000 people (WHO, 2010).

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心理剖析研究 (Psychological Autopsy)

心理剖析(psychological autopsy)是一種深入,但既費時又昂貴的研究自殺方法。發明這方法的學者正是被稱為「美國自殺學之父」的史耐文(Edwin Shneidman)。

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自殺課題並不遙遠

從1987 – 1996年,香港的自殺率大約徘徊於每年每十萬人有10 – 12人自殺。97後,自殺率不斷飆升,2003年便有1,264人自殺身亡(即每十萬人有18.6人自殺,急升近65%)。

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The Young Werther in 21st Century
廿一世紀少年維特

本中心一項研究顯示,15至24歲男性自殺率明顯上升,由08年每十萬人8.9人增至09年的11.7人,升幅達31.5%。接二連三的自殺事件令人聯想到連鎖效應,年青人萌生尋死念頭,到底元兇是誰?

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2010
世界防止自殺日

In 2003, 1,264 people (18.6 per 100,000 people) lost their precious lives by committing suicide. Since then, the suicide rate dropped to 14.0 per 100,000 in 2008. However, we shall expect a reduction of 13.5 to level off the global average.
2003年1,264人(大約毎十萬人18.6人) 因自殺而失去了他們寶貴的生命。此後,雖然2008年的自殺率下降到毎十萬人14.6人,但我們期望數字能進一步減少到接近全球平均水平,即毎十萬人13.5人。