David Crompton

Professor David Crompton

MBBS Grad Dip Soc Sci (Psych) FRANZCP FAChAM (RACP) Faculty Addiction Psychiatry (RANZCP)

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

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Appointment as Director Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, Griffith University. Undertakes research in Psychiatry, Suicide, Addiction Medicine, Disaster Medicine and Neuro-imaging and Mental Disorders. Current project is 'Projects: Suicide in community, evaluation of disaster interventions, reducing seclusion and aggression, value based care in mental health and addictions treatment programs' and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and diagnosis of PTSD.

Research areas:
  • Adults
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Target groups (CALD, LGBTI, Rural/remote, Lived experience)
  • Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
  • Mental health, mental ill health
  • Interventions
  • Settings (workplaces, mental health services, education, communities)
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
David Crompton
Professor David Crompton

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Learn more