Year: 1984 Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, v.18, no.2, (June 1984), p.188-190 SIEC No: 19860505

The taboo against incest is very strong among the Chinese. Unlike some other cultures, incest is not an acceptable theme in mythology or literature & there have been no reports of incest in the medical literature from Singapore. This paper presents 3 case histories of attempted suicide by Chinese females who had been victims of incest.