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Conference Paper: Completed suicide and suicidal behaviour among people with heavy gambling behaviours

TitleCompleted suicide and suicidal behaviour among people with heavy gambling behaviours
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Issue Date2015
Citation
The 28th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP 2015), Montreal, Canada, 16-20 June 2015. How to Cite?
AbstractInternationally, the average rates of past year problem gambling range between 0.5% and 7.6% with an average of 2.3%; the lowest rates are observed in Europe and the highest rates in Asia such as Macao, Singapore and Hong Kong [1-3]. The most tragic outcomes of heavy gambling are completed suicide. There are limited studies about suicide and gambling. Two Coroner’s Court record-based descriptive studies on suicides with gambling behaviour from Australia [4] and Canada [5] suggested that gambling was a crucial risk factor for suicide. Two studies from the United States examined suicide rates in counties with ...
DescriptionCongress Theme: New Discoveries and Technologies in Suicide Prevention
Session - OP17-1L: Mental Illness, Gambling and Other Risk Factors
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/215762

 

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dc.contributor.authorWong, PWC-
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-21T13:38:08Z-
dc.date.available2015-08-21T13:38:08Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationThe 28th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP 2015), Montreal, Canada, 16-20 June 2015.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/215762-
dc.descriptionCongress Theme: New Discoveries and Technologies in Suicide Prevention-
dc.descriptionSession - OP17-1L: Mental Illness, Gambling and Other Risk Factors-
dc.description.abstractInternationally, the average rates of past year problem gambling range between 0.5% and 7.6% with an average of 2.3%; the lowest rates are observed in Europe and the highest rates in Asia such as Macao, Singapore and Hong Kong [1-3]. The most tragic outcomes of heavy gambling are completed suicide. There are limited studies about suicide and gambling. Two Coroner’s Court record-based descriptive studies on suicides with gambling behaviour from Australia [4] and Canada [5] suggested that gambling was a crucial risk factor for suicide. Two studies from the United States examined suicide rates in counties with ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofWorld Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, IASP 2015-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleCompleted suicide and suicidal behaviour among people with heavy gambling behaviours-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailWong, PWC: paulw@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityWong, PWC=rp00591-
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros248540-

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