Shu-Sen  Chang
Job Title Associate Professor
Name Shu-Sen Chang
Office Tel No. (02)3366-8062
Email shusenchang@ntu.edu.tw
Fields of Specialty Suicide and suicide prevention, community mental health, psychiatric epidemiology, spatial epidemiology
Office Room 623, No.17, Xu-Zhou Rd., Taipei, Taiwan 100, R.O.C.
NTU Academic Hub http://ah.ntu.edu.tw/web/Teacher!one.action?tid=835
Year Paper Title
2016 Strand, L.B., Tsai, M.K., Gunnell, D., Janszky, I., Wen, C.P., and Chang, S.S.*, Self-reported sleep duration and coronary heart disease mortality: A large cohort study of 400,000 Taiwanese adults, International Journal of Cardiology, pp246-251
2016 Kandt, J., Chang, S.-S., Yip, P.S.F., and Burdett, R., The spatial pattern of premature mortality in Hong Kong: How does it relate to public housing?, Urban Studies
2016 Chang, S.-S., Cheng, Q., Lee, E.S.T., and Yip, P.S.F., Suicide by gassing in Hong Kong 2005–2013: Emerging trends and characteristics of suicide by helium inhalation, Journal of Affective Disorders, pp162-166
2016 Chang, S.S., Bjorngaard, J.H., Tsai, M.K., Bjerkeset, O., Wen, C.P., Yip, P.S., Tsao, C.K., and Gunnell, D., Heart rate and suicide: findings from two cohorts of 533 000 Taiwanese and 75 000 Norwegian adults, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 4, pp277-288
2016 Cha, E.S., Chang, S.S., and Lee, W.J., Potential underestimation of pesticide suicide and its impact on secular trends in South Korea, 1991-2012, Injury Prevention
2016 Wu, C.-S., Liao, S.-C., Tsai, Y.-T., Chang, S.-S. and Tsai, H.-J., Comparative risk of self-harm hospitalization amongst depressive disorder patients using different antidepressants: a population-based cohort study in Taiwan, Psychological Medicine
2016 Cha, E.S., Chang, S.S., Gunnell, D., Eddleston, M., Khang, Y.H., and Lee, W.J., Impact of paraquat regulation on suicide in South Korea, International Journal of Epidemiology
2016 Strand, L. B., Tsai, M. K., Gunnell, D., Janszky, I., Wen, C. P., & Chang, S. S., Sleep duration, sleep quality and coronary heart disease mortality, International Journal of Cardiology, 15, pp534-535
2015 Gunnell D, Coope C, Fearn V, Wells C, Chang SS, Hawton K, Kapur N, Suicide by gases in England and Wales 2001-2011: evidence of the emergence of new methods of suicide, Journal of Affective Disorders, pp190-195
2015 Hsu, C.Y., Chang, S.S., Lee, E.S., and Yip, P.S., Geography of suicide in Hong Kong: Spatial patterning, and socioeconomic correlates and inequalities, Social Science & Medicine, pp190-203
2015 Chang, S.S., Steeg, S., Kapur, N., Webb, R., Yip, P.S., and Cooper, J., Self-harm amongst people of Chinese origin versus White people living in England: a cohort study, BMC Psychiatry, pp79-0
2015 Chan, C.H., Caine, E.D., Chang, S.S., Lee, W.J., Cha, E.S., and Yip, P.S., The impact of improving suicide death classification in South Korea: a comparison with Japan and Hong Kong, PLoS One, 5, ppe0125730-0
2015 Lin AS, Chang SS, Lin SH, Peng YC, Hwu HG, Chen WJ, Minor physical anomalies and craniofacial measures in patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia, Psychological Medicine, pp1839-1850
2015 Chen, Y. Y., Chen, F., Chang, S. S., Wong, J., & Yip, P. S., Assessing the efficacy of restricting access to barbecue charcoal for suicide prevention in Taiwan: a community-based Intervention trial, PLoS One, ppe0133809-0
2015 Chang, S.S., Kwok, S.S., Cheng, Q., Yip, P.S., and Chen, Y.Y., The association of trends in charcoal-burning suicide with Google search and newspaper reporting in Taiwan: a time series analysis, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, pp1451-1461
2015 Gunnell, D.J., Derges, J., Chang, S.-S., and Biddle, L., Searching for suicide methods: accessibility of information about helium as a method of suicide on the Internet, Crisis, 5, pp325-331
2015 Reeves A, McKee M, Gunnell D, Chang SS, Basu S, Barr B, Stuckler D, Economic shocks, resilience, and male suicides in the Great Recession: cross-national analysis of 20 EU countries, European Journal of Public Health, pp404-409
2015 Cheng, Q., Chang, S.S., Guo, Y., and Yip, P.S., Information accessibility of the charcoal burning suicide method in Mainland China, PLoS One, ppe0140686-0
2015 Zhang, Y., Yip, P.S., Chang, S.S., Wong, P.W., and Law, F.Y., Association between changes in risk factor status and suicidal ideation incidence and recovery, Crisis, pp390-398
2014 Chang, S.S., Chen, Y.Y., Heron, J., Kidger, J., Lewis, G., and Gunnell, D., IQ and adolescent self-harm behaviours in the ALSPAC birth cohort, Journal of Affective Disorders, pp175-182
2014 Chan, C.H., Caine, E.D., You, S., Fu, K.W., Chang, S.S., and Yip, P.S., Suicide rates among working-age adults in South Korea before and after the 2008 economic crisis, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, pp246-252
2014 Chen, Y.Y., Yip, P.S., Chan, C.H., Fu, K.W., Chang, S.S., Lee, W.J., and Gunnell, D., The impact of a celebrity’s suicide on the introduction and establishment of a new method of suicide in South Korea, Archives of Suicide Research, pp221-226
2014 Wu CY, Liu SI, Chang SS, Sun FJ, Surveys of medical seeking preference, mental health literacy, and attitudes toward mental illness in Taiwan, 1990-2000, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 1, pp31-41
2014 Chang, S.S., Chen, Y.Y., Yip, P.S., Lee, W.J., Hagihara, A., and Gunnell, D., Regional changes in charcoal-burning suicide rates in East/Southeast Asia from 1995 to 2011: a time trend analysis, PLoS Medicine, ppe1001622-0
2014 Choi, Y.R., Cha, E.S., Chang, S.S., Khang, Y.H., and Lee, W.J., Suicide from carbon monoxide poisoning in South Korea: 2006-2012, Journal of Affective Disorders, pp322-325
2014 Li, J., Chang, S.-S., Yip, P., Li, J., Jordan, L., Tang, Y., Hao, Y., Huang, X., Yang, N., Chen, C., and Zeng, Q., Mental wellbeing amongst younger and older migrant workers in comparison to their urban counterparts in Guangzhou city, China: a cross-sectional study, BMC Public Health, pp1280-0
2013 Wong, P.W., Fu, K.W., Yau, R.S., Ma, H.H., Law, Y.W., Chang, S.S., and Yip, P.S., Accessing suicide-related information on the internet: a retrospective observational study of search behavior, Journal of Medical Internet Research, ppe3-0
2013 Yip, P.S.F. and Chang, S.S., Providing quality care for the body and mind, Journal of Internal Medicine, pp42-43
2013 Reeves, A., Stuckler, D., McKee, M., Gunnell, D., Chang, S.-S., and Basu, S., Suicide, recession, and unemployment - Authors’ reply, The Lancet, 9868, pp722-722
2013 Gunnell, D., Chang, S.S., Tsai, M.K., Tsao, C.K., and Wen, C.P., Sleep and suicide: an analysis of a cohort of 394,000 Taiwanese adults, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, pp1457-1465
2013 Chang, S.S., Stuckler, D., Yip, P., and Gunnell, D., Impact of 2008 global economic crisis on suicide: time trend study in 54 countries, BMJ, ppf5239-0
2013 Chen, Y.Y., Gunnell, D., Lu, C.L., Chang, S.S., Lu, T.H., and Li, C.Y., Perinatal risk factors for suicide in young adults in Taiwan, International Journal of Epidemiology, pp1381-1389
2012 Chang, S.S., Lu, T.H., Sterne, J.A., Eddleston, M., Lin, J.J., and Gunnell, D., The impact of pesticide suicide on the geographic distribution of suicide in Taiwan: a spatial analysis, BMC Public Health, pp260-0
2012 Chang, S.S., Wen, C.P., Tsai, M.K., Lawlor, D.A., Yang, Y.C., and Gunnell, D., Adiposity, its related biologic risk factors, and suicide: a cohort study of 542,088 Taiwanese adults, American Journal of Epidemiology, pp804-815
2012 Cheng, Q., Chang, S.S., and Yip, P.S., Opportunities and challenges of online data collection for suicide prevention, Lancet, ppe53-e54
2012 Gunnell, D., Wheeler, B., Chang, S.S., Thomas, B., Sterne, J.A., and Dorling, D., Changes in the geography of suicide in young men: England and Wales 1981--2005, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, pp536-543
2012 Yip, P.S., Caine, E., Yousuf, S., Chang, S.S., Wu, K.C., and Chen, Y.Y., Means restriction for suicide prevention, Lancet, pp2393-2399
2012 Chang, S.S., Lu, T.H., Eddleston, M., Konradsen, F., Sterne, J.A., Lin, J.J., and Gunnell, D., Factors associated with the decline in suicide by pesticide poisoning in Taiwan: a time trend analysis, Clinical Toxicology, pp471-480
2012 Reeves, A., Stuckler, D., McKee, M., Gunnell, D., Chang, S.-S., and Basu, S., Increase in state suicide rates in the USA during economic recession, Lancet, 9856, pp1813-1814
2011 Chang, S.S., Sterne, J.A., Wheeler, B.W., Lu, T.H., Lin, J.J., and Gunnell, D., Geography of suicide in Taiwan: Spatial patterning and socioeconomic correlates, Health & Place, pp641-650
2011 Thomas, K., Chang, S.S., and Gunnell, D., Suicide epidemics: the impact of newly emerging methods on overall suicide rates- a time trends study, BMC Public Health, pp314-0
2011 Chang, S.S., Page, A., and Gunnell, D., Internet searches for a specific suicide method follow its high-profile media coverage, American Journal of Psychiatry, pp855-857
2011 Page, A., Chang, S.S., and Gunnell, D., Surveillance of Australian suicidal behaviour using the internet?, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, pp1020-1022
2010 Chang, S.S., Gunnell, D., Wheeler, B.W., Yip, P., and Sterne, J.A., The evolution of the epidemic of charcoal-burning suicide in Taiwan: a spatial and temporal analysis, PLoS Medicine, 1, ppe1000212-0
2010 Chang, S.S., Sterne, J.A., Huang, W.C., Chuang, H.L., and Gunnell, D., Association of secular trends in unemployment with suicide in Taiwan, 1959-2007: A time-series analysis, Public Health, pp49-54
2010 Chang, S.S., Sterne, J.A., Lu, T.H., and Gunnell, D., ’Hidden’ suicides amongst deaths certified as undetermined intent, accident by pesticide poisoning and accident by suffocation in Taiwan, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, pp143-152
2010 Lin, J.J., Chang, S.S., and Lu, T.H., The leading methods of suicide in Taiwan, 2002-2008, BMC Public Health, pp480-0
2009 Chang, S.S., Gunnell, D., Sterne, J.A.C., Lu, T.H., and Cheng, A.T.A., Was the economic crisis 1997-1998 responsible for rising suicide rates in East/Southeast Asia? A time-trend analysis for Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand, Social Science & Medicine, pp1322-1331
2009 Chang, S.S., Liu, C.M., Lin, S.H., Hwu, H.G., Hwang, T.J., Liu, S.K., Hsieh, M.H., Guo, S.C., and Chen, W.J., Impaired flush response to niacin skin patch among schizophrenia patients and their nonpsychotic relatives: the effect of genetic loading, Schizophrenia Bulletin, pp213-221
2007 Lin, S.H., Liu, C.M., Chang, S.S., Hwu, H.G., Liu, S.K., Hwang, T.J., Hsieh, M.H., Guo, S.C., and Chen, W.J., Familial aggregation in skin flush response to niacin patch among schizophrenic patients and their nonpsychotic relatives, Schizophrenia Bulletin, pp174-182
2007 Liu, C.M., Chang, S.S., Liao, S.C., Hwang, T.J., Shieh, M.H., Liu, S.K., Chen, W.J., and Hwu, H.G., Absent response to niacin skin patch is specific to schizophrenia and independent of smoking, Psychiatry Research, pp181-187
2006 陳冠宇, 張書森, 刑事精神鑑定之失憶現象, 台灣精神醫學, pp225-236