Year: 2009 Source: International Electronic Journal of Health Education, v.12, (2009), p.1-17 SIEC No: 20100910

This study assessed the current status of suicidal behaviour & examined the association between hopeless feelings, suicidal behaviour, & components of the WHO Quality-of-Life-BREF instrument among 1217 college students in China, Thailand, & Korea. 3.7% of Thai, 10% of Chinese, & 13.2% of Korean sudents exhibited suicidal behaviour in the past 12 months. Most components of the scale were significantly associated with hopeless feelings among the students. All components were significantly associated with suicidal behaviour among the students excepting the psychological domain among Thai students. (44 refs.) JA