The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention

Published under the auspices of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

ISSN-L 0227-5910, ISSN-Print 0227-5910, ISSN-Online 2151-2396
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Diego De Leo (Editor-in-chief)
Maria A. Oquendo (Associate editor)
Ella Arensman (Associate editor)
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About the journal

Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention is an international periodical that publishes original articles on suicidology and crisis intervention. Papers presenting basic research as well as practical experience in the field are welcome. Crisis also publishes potentially life-saving information for all those involved in crisis intervention and suicide prevention, making it important reading for clinicians, counselors, hotlines, and crisis intervention centers.

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Recent editorials


From Psychological Strain to Disconnectedness – A Two-Factor Model Theory of Suicide
Jie Zhang
Crisis, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 169–175

Why There Is a Need for an International Nomenclature and Classification System for Suicide
Morton M. Silverman and Diego De Leo
Crisis, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 83-87

Suicide Among Refugees – A Mockery of Humanity
Lakshmi Vijayakumar
Crisis, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 1-4


Suicide Studies Today
John T. Maltsberger, Mark Schechter, Benjamin Herbstman, Elsa Ronningstam and Mark J. Goldblatt
Crisis, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 387–389

Bereavement After Suicide – Disentangling Clues to Better Help Bereaved Adolescents
Karl Andriessen, Brian Draper, Michael Dudley, and Philip B. Mitchell
Crisis, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 299–303

Our Empathic Brain and Suicidal Individuals
Maurizio Pompili
Crisis, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 227–230

A Population Health Perspective on Suicide Research and Prevention
David Gunnell
Crisis, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 150-160

The Role of Mobile Phone Technology in Understanding and Preventing Suicidal Behavior
Derek de Beurs, Olivia Kirtley, Ad Kerkhof, Gwendolyn Portzky, Rory C. O’Connor
Crisis, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 79-82

Can We Rely on Suicide Mortality Data?
Diego De Leo
Crisis, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 1-3

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Prevention of Deaths From Intentional Pesticide Poisoning
B. L. Mishara (2007)
Crisis, Vol. 28, Suppl., pp. 10-20.

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