Year: 2002 Source: Archives of Suicide Research, v.6, no.2, (2002), p.167-184 SIEC No: 20021350

Provides an overview of suicide research conducted in China & published in Chinese during the past two decades & compares the findings with what has been reported in Western publications. Six research books & 429 journal articles are reviewed. Results support findings of previous studies in terms of the suicide rates by gender, age, & rural/urban location. Finds that married Chinese are at higher risk of suicide than non-married. Hypotheses for future research are suggested based on the articles reviewed. (29 refs)