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Dr Karolina Krysinska

PhD

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

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Dr Karolina Krysinska is a Research Fellow at Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne. Dr Krysinska is an experienced research psychologist, whose main interest is suicide research and prevention, and postvention. Among other projects, she has been involved in the Queensland Suicide Bereavement Project, Queensland Mental Health Commission (2016), and the development of NSW Suicide Prevention Framework 2015-2020. Over the years she has contributed to the work of Suicide Prevention Australia, including as an Expert Reviewer for the Suicide Prevention Hub. She is an author of many peer-reviewed publications, including systematic reviews on effectiveness of interventions in postvention and suicide prevention, book chapters and conference presentations in Australia and internationally. Together with Dr Karl Andriessen, she is an editor of “Postvention in action”, the world first “International handbook of suicide bereavement support” (Hogrefe, 2017). She is an active member of the International Association for Suicide Prevention and its Special Interest Groups on Media and Suicide, and on Suicide Bereavement and Postvention.

Research areas:
  • Adults
  • Children or young people
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Target groups (CALD, LGBTI, Rural/remote, Lived experience)
  • Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
  • Interventions
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Innovative approaches to suicide prevention
  • Connecting with post-graduate candidates
  • Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
  • Support for discussions about suicide
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Dr Karolina Krysinska

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

Learn more