Temporal Aspects of Tree Hole Data


  • Zengzhen Du Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan, Hubei, China
  • Dan Xie Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan, Hubei, China
  • Min Hu Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan, Hubei, China




Tree hole, Suicide assistance, Temporal aspects


At present, adolescent suicide becomes a serious social problem. Many young people express suicidal thoughts through online social media. Weibo is a famous social media platform for real-time information sharing in China. When a Weibo user committed suicide, many other users continued to post information on this Weibo. Such a space is often called a “tree hole.” By analyzing the temporal aspects of tree hole data, we can understand the behavioral characteristics of suicide attempters and provide more valuable information for suicide assistance. This paper will introduce the analysis of temporal characteristics of tree hole data and guide suicide assistance through suicide monitoring and early warning based on these time characteristics.


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How to Cite

Du Z, Xie D, Hu M. Temporal Aspects of Tree Hole Data. JAIMS [Internet]. 2021 May 5 [cited 2023 Apr. 1];2(1-2):55-61. Available from: http://oapublishing-jaims.com/jaims/article/view/65