Science of the Congress

This 2015 International Suicide Research Summit will bring together suicide researchers studying topics ranging from neurobiology and genetics to prevention and intervention. All suicide researchers and those interested in learning about the most cutting edge evidence are invited to attend and take advantage of this excellent opportunity to network and interact. In addition to plenary sessions with preeminent suicide researchers and symposia, the meeting will include a mentoring program, poster sessions, and workshops addressing methodological issues particular to suicide research, such as assessment of suicidal behavior, strategies for research on low base rate outcomes, use of proxy measures, and maintaining the delicate balance between ethical and methodological concerns. We look forward to seeing you in New York!

 

Click here to view the Summit abstracts.

Click here to view a full list of presenter disclosures.

 

Suicide Summit Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the event, participants will be able to:

1. Articulate the key findings in the development of preventative/intervention strategies and how to incorporate translational research strategies into intervention studies

2. Describe methodological and ethical challenges in research design for studies where the outcome of interest in suicidal behavior

3. Enumerate the most recent neurobiological, genetic, psychological and social evidence related to suicide behavior

 

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