Perceptions towards charcoal-burning suicide and the surge of this lethal method in Taiwan

Objective:¬†Whether sociocultural perceptions of charcoal-burning suicide have influenced its rapid increase in prevalence is unclear. We aimed to explore perceptions of Taiwan’s general population regarding charcoal-burning suicide, their personal belief in life after death, and related feelings of thoughts associated with those who attempt charcoal-burning suicide. Methods:¬†An online web-based survey, focussing on sociocultural attitudes towards[…]

Restricting the Means of Suicide by Charcoal Burning

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What Does Psychological Autopsy Study Tell us About Charcoal Burning Suicide – a new and Contagious Method in Asia?

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Suicide by Charcoal Burning in Taiwan, 1995-2006

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The Leading Methods of Suicide in Taiwan, 2002-2008

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Suicide by Charcoal Burning in Taiwan: Implications for Means Substitution by a Case-Linkage Study

This study estimated suicide mortality among suicide attempters in Taiwan & assessed the extent of means substitution among subjects with a nonfatal attempt & a subsequent fatal attempt during the study period. A total of 5261 attempters registered in a surveillance system from 2004-2005 were followed throught 2005. 72 suicides were identified. The 1-year incidence[…]

The Evolution of the Epidemic of Charcoal-Burning Suicide in Taiwan: a Spatial and Temporal Analysis

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An Integrative Suicide Prevention Program for Visitor Charcoal Burning Suicide and Suicide Pact

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Health Care use by Victims of Charcoal-Burning Suicide in Taiwan

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Charcoal Burning and Maternal Filicide-Suicide Trends in Taiwan: the Impact of Accessibility of Lethal Methods

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