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Suicide Sex Ratios After the Inception of Charcoal-Burning Suicide in Taiwan and Hong Kong

J Clin Psychiatry 2011;72(4):566-567 [letter]

Letter to the Editor

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To the Editor: Suicide rates in males are generally higher than in females in most parts of the world. However, this gender gap is narrower in some Asian countries, where suicide among females seems to be more culturally acceptable. Other factors such as the availability of lethal method of suicide, lower women’s status, and inadequate treatment of mental illness are other possible explanations for the narrower gender gap in Asian countries.