Research - Publications

Arendt F, Markiewitz A, Scherr S. (2023). News for life: Improving the quality of journalistic news reporting to prevent suicides. Journal of Communication, 73(1), 73-85. 10.1093/joc/jqac039.
Arendt F, Mestas M. (2023). Suicide among soldiers and social contagion effects: An interrupted time-series analysis. Social Science & Medicine, 320, 115747. 10.1016/j.socscimed.2023.115747.
Arendt F, Till B, Voracek M, Kirchner S, Sonneck G, Naderer B, Pürcher P, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2023). ChatGPT, artificial intelligence, and suicide prevention: A call for a targeted and concerted research effort. Crisis 44(5):367-370. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000915.
Braun M, Till B, Pirkis J, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2023). Effects of suicide prevention videos developed by and targeting adolescents: A randomized controlled trial. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 32, 847–857. 10.1007/s00787-021-01911-6.
Chen J, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Taipale H, Rahman S, Niederkrotenthaler T, Klimek P. (2023). Association of medication clusters and subsequent labor market marginalization in refugee and Swedish-born young adults with common mental disorder in Sweden. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Online ahead of print. 10.1007/s00787-023-02214-8.
Kapitany T. (2023). Die Situation des Sterbeverfügungsgesetzes als Regelung für assistierte Suizide in Österreich. Suizidprophylaxe, 50(1), 15-20.
Kirchner S, Amin R, Niederkrotenthaler T, Cullen AE, Gémes K, Helgesson M, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2023). Period effects in the risk of labour market marginalization among refugees in Sweden: a register-based cohort study. European Journal of Public Health, 33(1), 106-113. 10.1093/eurpub/ckac156.
Klim-Conforti P, Zaheer R, Levitt AJ, Cheung AH, Schaffer A, Fefergrad M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Sinyor M. (2023). The impact of a children’s literature-based cognitive behavioural therapy skills curriculum on middle-school youth who self-report clinically relevant and non-clinical mental health symptomatology. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 12, 100471. 10.1016/j.jadr.2023.100471.
Mestas M, Arendt F. (2023). A longitudinal dynamic perspective on quality in journalism: Investigating the long-term macro-level media effect of suicide reporting on suicide rates across a century. Communication Research. Advance Online Publication. 10.1177/00936502221150315.
O'Connor RC, Worthman CM, Abanga M, Athanassopoulou N, Boyce N, Chan LF, Christensen H, Das-Munshi J, Downs J, Koenen KC, Moutier CY, Templeton P, Batterham P, Brakspear K, Frank RG, Gilbody S, Gureje O, Henderson D, John A, [...], Niederkrotenthaler T, [...], Yip PSF. (2023). Gone Too Soon: priorities for action to prevent premature mortality associated with mental illness and mental distress. Lancet Psychiatry, 10(6), 452-464. 10.1016/S2215-0366(23)00058-5.
Till B, Arendt F, Rothauer P, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2023). The Role of the Narrative in Educative Suicide Awareness Materials: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Health Communication, 19;1-14. Online ahead of print. 10.1080/10410236.2023.2167580.
Zimmermann C, Strohmaier S, Niederkrotenthaler T, Thau K, Schernhammer E. (2023). Suicide mortality among physicians, dentists, veterinarians, and pharmacists as well as other high-skilled occupations in Austria from 1986 through 2020. Psychiatry Research 323:115170. 10.1016/j.psychres.2023.115170.
Arendt F, Markiewitz A, Scherr S. (2022). News for life: Improving the quality of journalistic news reporting to prevent suicides. Journal of Communication. Advance online publication.
Arendt F, Mestas M. (2022). Celebrity suicide of a pre-world war I spy: Colonel Redl and the Werther effect. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 43(2), 112-118.
Eisenwort B, Schmid C, Yousuf F, Winkler A, Felnhofer A, Klier C. (2022). Mehrsprachiges Aufwachsen und Sprachentwicklungsstörungen. Sylvia Moosmüllers Forschung über Sprachvariation und die klinische Praxis der Sprachdiagnostik. In: Pucher, M. Balacs,P. (ed): Akustische Phonetik und ihre multidisziplinären Aspekte. Verlag der österr. Akademie der Wissenschaft.
Kapitany T. (2022). Sterbeverfügungsgesetz und Suizidprävention. Die Bedeutung der psychiatrischen Begutachtung. Österreichische Zeitschrift für das ärztliche Gutachten, 4/2022, S. 75-77.
Kapitany T. (2022). Suizidbeihilfe – die Sicht der Suizidprävention. In Feichtner A, Körtner U, Likar R, Watzke H, Weixler D (Hrsg.) Assistierter Suizid. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. S. 185-191.
Kapitany T. (2022). Krisenintervention flächendeckend ausrollen. Janssen Mental Health Forum 2022, S.20–21.
Kirchner S, Till B, Ploederl M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2022). Effects of “It Gets Better” Suicide Prevention Videos on Youth Identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Other Sexual or Gender Minorities: A Randomized Controlled Trial. LGBT Health, 9(6), 436-446. 10.1089/lgbt.2021.0383.
Klesse R, Teising M, Lewitzka U, Bäurle P, Ciompi L, Fiedler G, Justiniano I, Kapitany T, Lindner R, Lippmann-Rieder S, Niederkrotenthaler T, Rados C, Schneider B, Wolfersdorf M. (2022). Assistierter Suizid und Autonomie - ein Widerspruch? Das Konzept der »freien« Entscheidung zum Suizid im Lichte von anthropologischen, entwicklungspsychologischen und psychotherapeutisch-psychiatrischen Befunden. Psychosozial 45 (2022) III/169.
Law PCF, San Too L, Hill NTM, Robinson J, Gould M, Occhipinti JA, Spittal MJ, Witt K, Sinyor M, Till B, Osgood N, Prodan A, Zahan R, Pirkis J. (2022). A pilot case-control study of the social media activity following cluster and non-cluster suicides in Australia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(1), 343. 10.3390/ijerph19010343.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Laido Z, Gould M, Lake AM, Sinyor M, Kirchner S, Brain M, Chowdhury S, Gonzalez F, Draper J, Murphy S, Till B. (2022). Associations of suicide-related media reporting characteristics with help-seeking and suicide in Oregon and Washington. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 00048674221146474. Online ahead of print. 10.1177/00048674221146474.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, Kirchner S, Sinyor M, Braun M, Pirkis J, Tran US, Voracek M, Arendt F, Ftanou M, Kovacs R, King K, Schlichthorst M, Stack S, Spittal MJ. (2022). Effects of media stories of hope and recovery on suicidal ideation and help-seeking attitudes and intentions: Systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Lancet Public Health, 7(2), e156-e168. 10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00274-7.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Tran US, Baginski H, Sinyor M, Strauss MJ, Sumner SA, Voracek M, Till B, Murphy S, Gonzalez F, Gould M, Garcia D, Draper J, Metzler H. (2022). Association of 7 million+ tweets featuring suicide-related content with daily calls to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline and with suicides, United States, 2016-2018. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Online ahead of print. 10.1177/00048674221126649.
Scherr S, Arendt F, Haim M. (2022). Algorithms without frontiers? How language-based algorithmic information disparities for suicide crisis information sustain digital divides over time in 17 countries. Information, Communication and Society. Online ahead of print.
Siegel M, Noestlinger C, Duerrauer F, Kirchner S, Niederkrotenthaler T, Zemp M. (2022). Mental health of sexual and gender minority youth in Austria: scoping review and research agenda based on international evidence. Neuropsychiatrie. Online ahead of print. 10.1007/s40211-022-00436-x.
Sinyor M, Hartman M, Zaheer R, Williams M, Pirkis J, Heisel MJ, Schaffer A, Redelmeier D, Cheung A, Kiss A, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2022). Differences in Suicide-Related Twitter Content According to User Influence. Crisis. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000865.
Sinyor M, Roberts L, Spittal MJ, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2022). Suicide and resilience related Google searches during the first 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Affective Disorders. 303:203-205. 10.1016/j.jad.2022.02.021.
Stein C, Kapitany T. (2022). Krisenintervention für Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund und/oder Fluchterfahrung. Suizidprophylaxe, 1/2022 (188), S.4-13.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2022). Romantic relationships and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in Austria: a population-based cross-sectional survey. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 857329. 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.857329.
Watzka C. (2022). Sozialepidemiologie des Suizids in Österreich 2000-2019. Daten und Analysen mit Fokus Steiermark. [Social epidemiology of suicide in Austria 2000-2019. Data and analyses with focus on Styria.] Facultas, Wien.
Arendt F. (2021). Assessing responsible reporting on suicide in the nineteenth century: Evidence for a high quantity of low-quality news. Death Studies, 45(4), 305-312.
Arendt F, Markiewitz A, Scherr S. (2021). Investigating suicide-related subliminal messages on Instagram: A frame-by-frame analysis of video posts. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention,42(4), 263–269.
Arendt F, Mestas M. (2021). Celebrity suicide of a pre-World War I spy: Colonel Redl and the Werther effect. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. Advance Online Publication. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000762.
Arendt F, Mestas M, Forrai M. (2021). Uncovering blind spots in the intention to provide adequate help to suicidal individuals: An exploratory web-based experiment. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.
Armstrong G, Haregu T, Arya V, Vijayakumar L, Sinyor M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Spittal MJ. (2021). Suicide-related Internet search queries in India following media reports of a celebrity suicide: an interrupted time series analysis. World Psychiatry, 20(1), 143–144. 10.1002/wps.20832.
Braun M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2021). Effects of Educative Materials on Doctors’ Intention to Initiate Life-Saving Procedures After a Suicide Attempt: Randomised Controlled Trial. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 718084. 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.718084.
Capron DW, Andel R, Voracek M, Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T, Bauer BW, Anestis MD, Tran US. (2021). Time-series analyses of firearm-related Google searches and United States suicide rates 2004-2016. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 10.1111/sltb.12728.
Côté D, Williams M, Zaheer R, Niederkrotenthaler T, Schaffer A, Sinyor M. (2021). Suicide-related Twitter Content in Response to a National Mental Health Awareness Campaign and the Association between the Campaign and Suicide Rates in Ontario: Le contenu Lié au Suicide Sur Twitter en Réponse à Une Campagne Nationale de Sensibilisation à la Santé Mentale et à L’association Entre la Campagne et le Taux de Suicide en Ontario. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue Canadienne de Psychiatrie, 706743720982428. 10.1177/0706743720982428.
Eisenwort B, Fernandez Arias P, Klier C, Till B. (2021). News media representations of women who kill their newly born children. Archives of Women's Mental Health. 10.1007/s00737-021-01148-x.
Eisenwort B, Schmid C, Tilis M, Tsoy D, Diendorfer-Radner G, Sedlaczek A, Klier C. (2021). Important aspects in the assessment of bilingual children with suspected language impairment: The Vienna Model. Neuropsychiatrie 35, 135-139. 10.1007/s40211-020-00361-x.
Grosselli L, Herzog K, Aseltine RH, Balazs J, Carli V, Ciffone J, [...], Niederkrotenthaler T, [...], Knapp S. (2021). Dos and Don’ts in Designing School-based Awareness Programs for Suicide Prevention: Results of a Three-stage Delphi Survey. Crisis (in press). 10.1027/0227-5910/a000783.
Klim-Conforti P, Zaheer R, Levitt AJ, Cheung AH, Schachar R, Schaffer A, Goldstein BI, Fefergrad M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Sinyor M. (2021). The Impact of a Harry Potter-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills Curriculum on Suicidality and Well-being in Middle Schoolers: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Affective Disorders, 268, 134-141. 10.1016/j.jad.2021.02.028.
Knipe D, Hawton K, Sinyor M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2021). Researchers must contribute to responsible reporting of suicide. In BMJ (Clinical research ed.) (Vol. 372, p. n351). 10.1136/bmj.n351.
Markiewitz A, Arendt F, Scherr S. (2021). Verantwortungsvolle Berichterstattung über Suizide: Forschungsüberblick und Empfehlungen für die journalistische Praxis. Medien Journal, 44(3), 50-68. 10.24989/medienjournal.v44i3.1804.
Mestas M, Arendt F. (2021). Celebrity suicide and forced responsible reporting in the nineteenth century: Crown Prince Rudolf and the absence of a Werther Effect. Health Communication. Advance Online Publication
Metzler H, Baginski H, Niederkrotenthaler T, Garcia D. (2021). Detecting Potentially Harmful and Protective Suicide-related Content on Twitter: A Machine Learning Approach. ArXiv:2112.04796 [Cs].
Niederkrotenthaler T, Baumgartner J, Kautzky A, Fellinger M, Jahn R, Wippel A, Koch M, König-Castillo D, Höflich A, Slamanig R, Topitz A, Wancata J, Till B. (2021). Effects of media stories featuring coping with suicidal crises on psychiatric patients: Randomized controlled trial. Eur Psychiatry. 64(1):e70. 10.1192/j.eurpsy.2021.2244.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Kirchner S, Till B, Sinyor M, Tran US, Pirkis J, Spittal MJ. (2021). Systematic review and meta-analyses of suicidal outcomes following fictional portrayals of suicide and suicide attempt in entertainment media. EClinicalMedicine, 36, 100922. 10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.100922.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Laido Z, Kirchner S, Braun M, Metzler H, Waldhör T, Strauss MJ, Garcia D, Till B. (2021). Mental health over nine months during the SARS-CoV2 pandemic: Representative cross-sectional survey in twelve waves between April and December 2020 in Austria. Journal of Affective Disorders, 296, 49-58. 10.1016/j.jad.2021.08.153.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Tran US, Gould M, Sinyor M, Sumner S, Strauss MJ, Voracek M, Till B, Murphy S, Gonzalez F, Spittal MJ, Draper J. (2021). Association of Logic’s Hip Hop Song 1-800-273-8255 with Lifeline Calls and Suicides in the United States: Interrupted Time-Series Analysis. BMJ 375:e067726. 10.1136/bmj-2021-067726.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Westerlund M. (2021). The role of mass media in suicide prevention. In book: Oxford Textbook of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention (Ed: Wasserman D). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 10.1093/med/9780198834441.003.0075.
Pirkis J, John A, Shin S, DelPozo-Banos M, Arya V, Analuisa Aguilar P, Appleby L, Arensman E, Bantjes J, [...], Niederkrotenthaler T, [...], Gunnell D, Spittal MJ. (2021). Suicide trends in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: Interrupted time series analysis of preliminary data from 21 countries. Lancet Psychiatry, 8(7), 579-588. 10.1016/S2215-0366(21)00091-2.
Scherr S, Arendt F, Prieler M, Ju Y. (2021). Investigating the negative-cognitive-triad-hypothesis of news choice in Germany and South Korea: Does depression predict selective exposure to negative news? The Social Science Journal. 10.1080/03623319.2020.1859817.
Scherr S, Haim M, Arendt F. (2021). How search engines may help reduce drug-related suicides. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 226, 108874.
Sinyor M, Williams M, Zaheer R, Loureiro R, Pirkis J, Heisel MJ, Schaffer A, Cheung AH, Redelmeier DA, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2021). The relationship between suicide-related Twitter events and suicides in Ontario from 2015 to 2016. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 42(1), 40–47. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000684.
Taipale H, Niederkrotenthaler T, Helgesson M, Sijbrandij M, Berg L, Tanskanen A, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2021). Initiation of antidepressant use among refugee and Swedish-born youth after diagnosis of a common mental disorder: findings from the REMAIN study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 56(3), 463–474. 10.1007/s00127-020-01951-4.
Till B, Arendt F, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2021). Effects of media portrayals of alleged malpractice in psychiatry and response strategies to mitigate reputational dam- age: Randomized controlled trial. J Psychiatr. Res. 138:456-62.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2021). Medieneinflüsse auf suizidales Erleben und Verhalten [Media effects on suicidal experience and behavior]. In Teismann T, Forkmann T, Glaesmer H (eds.), Suizidales Erleben und Verhalten. Cologne, Germany: Psychiatrie-Verlag.
Arafat SMY, Khan MM, Niederkrotenthaler T, Ueda M, Armstrong G. (2020). Assessing the Quality of Media Reporting of Suicide Deaths in Bangladesh Against World Health Organization Guidelines. Crisis, 41(1), 47–53. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000603.
Arendt F. (2020). The opioid-overdose crisis and fentanyl: The role of online information seeking via internet search engines. Health Communication. Advance Online Publication.
Arendt F. (2020). The press and suicides in the nineteenth century: Investigating possible imitative effects in five territories of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 81, 424-435.
Arendt F, Haim M, Scherr S. (2020). Investigating Google’s suicide-prevention efforts in celebrity suicides using agent-based testing: A cross-national study in four European countries. Social Science & Medicine. Advance Online Publication
Arendt F, Markiewitz A, Mestas M, Scherr S. (2020). COVID-19 pandemic, government responses, and public mental health: Investigating consequences through crisis hotline calls in two countries. Social Science & Medicine, 265, 113532. Advance Online Publication.
Arendt F, Markiewitz A, Scherr S. (2020). Investigating suicide-related subliminal messages on Instagram: A frame-by-frame analysis of video posts. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. Advance Online Publication
Braun M, Kirchner S, Leitgeb S, Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2020). _SARS CoV-2: Mental Health in Österreich: Ausgewählte Ergebnisse_ [SARS CoV-2: Mental Health in Austria: Selected results]. Public Health Report, available from:
Braun M, Till B, Pirkis J, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Suicide prevention videos developed by and for adolescents: A qualitative study. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 1-7. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000696.
Eskin M, Tran US, Carta MG, Poyrazli S, Flood C, Mechri A, Hamdan M, Janghorbani M, Khader Y, Yoshimasu K, Sun JM, Kujan O, Abuidhail J, Aidoudi K, Bakhshi S, Harlak H, Moro MF, Phillips L, Shaheen A, Taifour S, Tsuno K, Voracek M. (2020). Is individualism suicidogenic? Findings from a multi-national study with young adults from 12 countries. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, Article 259. 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00259.
Kaleta M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Kautzky-Willer A, Klimek P. (2020). How Specialist Aftercare Impacts Long-Term Readmission Risks in Elderly Patients With Metabolic, Cardiac, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: Cohort Study Using Administrative Data. JMIR Medical Informatics, 8(9), e18147. 10.2196/18147.
Kirchner S, Till B, Plöderl M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). “It Gets Better” videos for suicide prevention in LGBTIQ+ adolescents: Content analysis of German-language videos. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000691.
Kirchner S, Till B, Plöderl M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Perceptions of LGBQ youth and experts of suicide prevention video messages targeting LGBQ youth: Qualitative study. BMC Public Health, 20, 1845. 10.1186/s12889-020-09853-5.
Laido Z, Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Short-term effects of media reports on terrorism that are consistent vs. not consistent with media recommendations on mass shootings: A randomized controlled trial. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, 50(5), 948-962. 10.1111/sltb.12636.
Markiewitz A, Arendt F, Scherr S. (2020). #suizid. Zur Darstellung von Suizid in sozialen Netzwerken und den möglichen Auswirkungen auf Jugendliche. KJug, 65, 19-25.
Markiewitz A, Arendt F, Scherr S. (2020). Increasing adherence to media guidelines on responsible reporting on suicide: Suggestions from qualitative interviews with German journalists. Journalism Studies, 21, 494-511.
Markiewitz A, Arendt F, Scherr S. (2020). Problematische Suizid- und Selbstverletzungsdarstellungen auf Instagram: Inhaltsanalytische Evidenz und aktuelle Entwicklungen. In: A. Kalch & A. Wagner (Hrsg.), Gesundheitskommunikation und Digitalisierung: Zwischen Lifestyle, Prävention und Krankheitsversorgung. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Amin R, Niederkrotenthaler T, Björkenstam E, Helgesson M, Qin P, Runeson B, Tinghög P, Mehlum L. (2020). Mental ill-health and suicidal behaviour in asylum seekers and refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Suicidologi. Nr1, 2020, 31-32.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Gunnell D, Arensman E, Pirkis J, Appleby L, Hawton K, John A, Kapur N, Khan M, O’Connor RC, Platt S. (2020). Suicide Research, Prevention, and COVID-19. Crisis (Vol. 41, Issue 5, pp. 321–330). 10.1027/0227-5910/a000731.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Mehlum L, Qin P, Björkenstam E. (2020). Previous suicide attempt and subsequent risk of re-attempt and suicide: Are there differences in immigrant subgroups compared to Swedish-born individuals? Journal of Affective Disorders, 265, 263–271. 10.1016/j.jad.2020.01.013.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Saboonchi F, Helgesson M. (2020). The role of refugee status and mental disorders regarding subsequent labour market marginalisation: a register study from Sweden. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 55(6), 697–704. 10.1007/s00127-020-01842-8.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Thurner S, Endel G, Klimek P. (2020). Healthcare utilization, psychiatric medication and risk of rehospitalization in suicide-attempting patients with common mental disorders. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 54(4), 409–422. 10.1177/0004867419895112.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Schacherl R, Till B. (2020). Communication about suicide in YouTube videos: Content analysis of German-language videos retrieved with method-and help-related search terms. Psychiatry Research, 290, 113170. 10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113170.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Sinyor M, Till B. (2020). Response to: Ignoring data delays our reaction to emerging public health tragedies like „13 Reasons Why“. JAMA Psychiatry, 77(1), 103. (letter). 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.2758.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2020). Effects of awareness material featuring depressed and suicidal individuals on an audience with depressive symptoms: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 66, 101515. 10.1016/j.jbtep.2019.101515.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2020). Effects of suicide awareness materials on individuals with recent suicidal ideation or attempt: Randomized controlled online trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 217(6), 693-700. 10.1192/bjp.2019.259.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, Grabenhofer-Eggerth A. (2020). Papageno-Medienpreis für suizidpräventive Berichterstattung [The Papageno Media Award for suicide-preventative reporting]. Psychologie in Österreich, 40, 44-48
Reidenberg D, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Reporting on suicide during the covid-19 pandemic. Available at:
Reidenberg D, Niederkrotenthaler T, Sinyor M, Bridge JA, Till B. (2020). 13 Reasons Why: The evidence is in and cannot be ignored. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 59(9), 1016-1018. 10.1016/j.jaac.2020.01.019.
Seiler-Ramadas R, Grabovac I, Niederkrotenthaler T, Dorner TE. (2020). Adolescents’ Perspective on Their Sexual Knowledge and the Role of School in Addressing Emotions in Sex Education: An Exploratory Analysis of Two School Types in Austria. Journal of Sex Research, 57(9), 1180–1188. 10.1080/00224499.2020.1802644.
Sinyor M, Kiss A, Williams M, Zaheer R, Pirkis J, Heisel MJ, Schaffer A, Redelmeier DA, Cheung AH, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Changes in Suicide Reporting Quality and Deaths in Ontario Following Publication of National Media Guidelines. Crisis, 1–8. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000737.
Sinyor M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Pirkis J. (2020). Suicide_. In The New England journal of medicine (Vol. 382, Issue 21, p. e66). 10.1056/NEJMc2002190.
Sinyor M, Spittal MJ, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Changes in Suicide and Resilience-related Google Searches during the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Can J Psychiatry, 65(10), 741–743. 10.1177/0706743720933426.
Sinyor M, Stack S, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). What the highest rated movie of all time may teach us about portraying suicide in film. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 54(3), 223–224.
Sinyor M, Tran US, Garcia D, Till B, Voracek M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Suicide mortality in the United States following the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain_. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. 10.1177/0004867420976844.
Sinyor M, Williams M, Zaheer R, Loureiro R, Pirkis J, Heisel MJ, Schaffer A, Redelmeier DA, Cheung AH, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). The association between Twitter content and suicide. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 4867420969805. 10.1177/0004867420969805.
Smith L, Jackson SE, Vancampfort D, Jacob L, Firth J, Grabovac I, McDermott D, Yang L, López-Sánchez GF, Niederkrotenthaler T, Veronese N, Koyanagi A. (2020). Sexual behavior and suicide attempts among adolescents aged 12-15 years from 38 countries: A global perspective. Psychiatry Research, 287, 112564. 10.1016/j.psychres.2019.112564.
Till B, Arendt F, Zeiler M, Zechmeister-Koss I, Nowotny M, Fox A, Grabenhofer-Eggerth A. (2020). Forschungs- und Präventionsaspekte im Public Mental Health Bereich – Symposium der ÖGPH-Kompetenzgruppe Public Mental Health [Research and prevention ascpects in public mental health – symposium of the ÖGPH competence group public mental health]. Das Gesundheitswesen, 82, 445-446. (abstract).
Till B, Braun M, Gahbauer S, Reisinger N, Schwenzner E, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Content analysis of suicide-related online portrayals: changes in contents retrieved with search engines in the United States and Austria from 2013 to 2018. Journal of Affective Disorders, 271, 300-309. 10.1016/j.jad.2020.03.063.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Die Wirkung von Aufklärungsmaterialien über Suizid auf Personen mit rezenten Suizidgedanken oder Suizidversuchen [Effects of suicide awareness materials on individuals with recent suicidal ideation or attempt]. Das Gesundheitswesen, 82, 446. (abstract).
Till B, Tran US, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). The impact of educative news articles about suicide prevention: A randomized controlled trial. Health Communication. 10.1080/10410236.2020.1813953.
Tucker RP, Haydel R, Zielinski M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2020). Storytelling of suicide attempt recovery and its relationship with mental health treatment-seeking attitudes and behaviors: An experimental study. Journal of American College Health : J of ACH, 1–9. 10.1080/07448481.2020.1767110.
Arendt F. (2019). Assessing responsible reporting on suicide in the nineteenth century: Evidence for a high quantity of low-quality news. Death Studies. Advance Online Publication.
Arendt F. (2019). Suicide on Instagram: Content analysis of a German suicide-related hashtag. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 40, 36-41.
Arendt F, Romer D. (2019). Problems posed by the Werther effect as a “net effect”: A comment on recent scholarly work on the effects of “13 Reasons Why”. British Journal of Psychiatry. Advance Online Publication.
Arendt F, Scherr S, Pasek J, Jamieson P, Romer D. (2019). Investigating harmful and helpful effects of watching season 2 of 13 Reasons Why: Results of a two-wave U.S. panel survey. Social Science & Medicine, 232, 489-498.
Arendt F, Scherr S, Romer D. (2019). Effects of exposure to self-harm on social media: Evidence from a two-wave panel study among young adults. New Media & Society, 21, 2422-2442.
Armstrong G, Vijayakumar L, Pirkis J, Jayaseelan M, Cherian A, Brandt Sørensen J, Arya V, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2019). Mass media representation of suicide in a high suicide state in India: an epidemiological comparison with suicide deaths in the population. BMJ Open 2019;9:e030836. 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030836.
Dervic K, Oquendo MA. (2019). Suicidal and Self-Harming Preschoolers. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 58(1):22-24.
Eskin M, Poyrazli S, Janghorbani M, Bakhshi S, Carta MG, Moro MF, Tran US, Voracek M, Mechri A, Aidoudi K, Hamdan M, Nawafleh H, Sun JM, Flood C, Phillips L, Yoshimasu K, Tsuno K, Kujan O, Harlak H, Khader Y, Shaheen A, Taifour S. (2019). The role of religion in suicidal behavior, attitudes and psychological distress among university students: A multinational study. Transcultural Psychiatry, 56(5), 853-877. 10.1177/1363461518823933.
Helgesson M, Wang M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Saboonchi F, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2019). Labour market marginalisation among refugees from different countries of birth: a prospective cohort study on refugees to Sweden. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 73(5), 407–415. 10.1136/jech-2018-211177.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Stack S, Till B, Sinyor M, Pirkis J, Garcia D, Rockett IRH, Tran US. (2019). Association of increased youth suicides in the United States with the release of 13 Reasons Why. JAMA Psychiatry, 76(9), 933-940. 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0922.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2019). „Tote Mädchen lügen nicht“: Studienergebnisse zeigen Anstieg an Suiziden unter Jugendlichen in den Vereinigten Staaten [„13 Reasons Why“: Study results show an increase in suicides among adolescents in the United States]. Suizidprophylaxe, 46(3), 112-113.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2019). Suicide and the media: From Werther to Papageno effects – A selective literature review. Suicidologi, 24(2), 4-12.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2019). Tote Mädchen lügen nicht [13 Reasons Why]. CliniCum neuropsy, 4, 20.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2019). Types of stressors on non-professional against-suicide and pro-suicide message boards: content analysis. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 40(4), 257-264. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000562.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, Garcia D. (2019). Celebrity suicide on Twitter: Activity, content and network analysis related to the death of Swedish DJ Tim Bergling alias Avicii. Journal of Affective Disorders, 245, 848-855. 10.1016/j.jad.2018.11.071.
Scherr S, Markiewitz A, Arendt F. (2019). Effectiveness of a workshop intervention on responsible reporting on suicide among Swiss media professionals. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 40, 446-450
Sinyor M, Williams M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2019). Media depictions of possible suicide contagion among celebrities: A cause for concern and potential opportunities for prevention. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 53(8), 735–738. 10.1177/0004867419846390.
Sinyor M, Williams M, Tran US, Schaffer A, Kurdyak P, Pirkis J, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2019). Suicides in young people in Ontario following the release of ‘13 Reasons Why’. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64(11), 798-804. 10.1177/0706743719870507.
Till B, Arendt F, Scherr S, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2019). Effect of educative suicide prevention news articles featuring experts with vs without personal experience of suicidal ideation: A randomized controlled trial of the Papageno effect. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 80(1), 17m11975. 10.4088/JCP.17m11975.
Till B, Fraissler M, Voracek M, Tran US, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2019). Associations between suicide risk factors and favorite songs: Content analysis and cross-sectional study. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 40(1), 7-14. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000523.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2019). Medien und Suizid: Der aktuelle Forschungsstand zum Werther- und Papageno-Effekt – Eine Übersichtsarbeit [Media and Suicide: Current State of Research on Werther and Papageno effect – A Literature Review]. Psychotherapie Forum, 23(3-4), 120-128. 10.1007/s00729-019-00125-1.
Till B, Vesely C, Mairhofer D, Braun M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2019). Reports of adolescent psychiatric outpatients on the impact of the TV series ’13 Reasons Why’: A qualitative study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64, 414-415. (letter). 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.11.021.
Van den Nest M, Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2019). Comparing indicators of suicidality among users in different types of nonprofessional suicide message boards – a linguistic analysis. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 40(2), 125-133. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000540.
World Health Organization (lead authors follow), Arensman E, Holland C, McTernan N, Reidenberg D, Niederkrotenthaler T, Pirkis J. (2019). Preventing suicide: A resource for filmmakers and others working onstage and screen. WHO Reference Number: [WHO/MSD/MER/19.4]( Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.
Arendt F. (2018). Framing suicide: Investigating the news media and public’s use of the problematic suicide referents Freitod and Selbstmord in German-speaking countries. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 39, 70-73.
Arendt F. (2018). Reporting on suicide between 1819 and 1944: Suicide rates, the press, and possible long-term Werther effects in Austria. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 39, 344-352.
Arendt F. (2018). Suicide rates and information seeking via search engines: A cross-national correlational approach. Death Studies, 42, 508-512.
Arendt F, Scherr S, Niederkrotenthaler T, Krallmann S, Till B. (2018). Effects of awareness material on suicide-related knowledge and the intention to provide adequate help to suicidal individuals. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 39(1), 47-54. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000474.
Arendt F, Scherr S, Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2018). The role of language in suicide reporting: Investigating the influence of problematic suicide referents. Social Science & Medicine, 208, 165-171. 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.02.008.
Armstrong G, Vijayakumar L, Niederkrotenthaler T, Jayaseelan M, Kannan R, Pirkis J, Jorm AF. (2018). Assessing the quality of media reporting of suicide news in India against World Health Organization guidelines: A content analysis study of nine major newspapers in. Journals.Sagepub.Com, 52(9), 856–863. 10.1177/0004867418772343.
Eisenwort B, Aslan H, Yesilyurt SN, Till B, Klier CM. (2018). Sprachentwicklung bei Kindern mit Migrationshintergrund und elterliches Vorlesen [Language acquisition in children with migration background and parental reading to children]. Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie 46(2), 99-106. 10.1024/1422-4917/a000500.
Eisenwort B, Felnhofer A, Klier C. (2018). Mehrsprachiges Aufwachsen und Sprachentwicklungsstörungen. Eine Übersichtsarbeit. Z für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie.1-9 10.1024/1422-4917/a000599.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Helgesson M, Rahman S, Wang M, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2018). Period effects in the risk of subsequent labour market marginalisation in young suicide attempters. European Journal of Public Health, 28(2), 253–258. 10.1093/eurpub/ckx140.
Sinyor M, Schaffer A, Nishikawa Y, Redelmeier DA, Niederkrotenthaler T, Sareen J, Levitt AJ, Kiss A, Pirkis J. (2018). The association between suicide deaths and putatively harmful and protective factors in media reports. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal de l’Association Medicale Canadienne, 190(30), E900–E907. 10.1503/cmaj.170698.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2018). Umgang mit eigenem Stress [Coping with own stress]. In U. Kunze & K. Wittmann (Eds.), Der Mensch in Umwelt, Familie und Gesellschaft (pp. 152-154). Vienna: Facultas.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2018). Werther- und Papageno-Effekt durch Suiziddarstellungen im Internet – Suizidgefahr durch neue Medien? [Werther and Papageno effect triggered by suicide portrayals on the Internet – suicide risk via new media?]. Spectrum Psychiatrie, 3, 26-29.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2018). Wie das Internet Suizidverhalten beeinflusst [How the Internet impacts suicidal behavior]. Ärzte Krone, 24, 26-27.
Till B, Wild TA, Arendt F, Scherr S, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2018). Associations of tabloid newspaper use with endorsement of suicide myths, suicide-related knowledge, and stigmatizing attitudes toward suicidal individuals. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 39(6), 428-437. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000516.
Arendt F, Scherr S. (2017). Optimizing online suicide prevention: A search engine-based tailored approach. Health Communication, 32, 1403-1408.
Arendt F, Scherr S. (2017). The impact of a highly publicized celebrity suicide on suicide-related online information seeking. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 38, 207-209.
Arendt F, Scherr S, Till B, Prinzellner Y, Hines K, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2017). Suicide on TV: minimising the risk to vulnerable viewers. British Medical Journal, 358, j3876. 10.1136/bmj.j3876.
Haim M, Arendt F, Scherr S. (2017). Abyss or shelter? On the relevance of web search engines’ search results when people google for suicide. Health Communication, 32, 253-258.
Helgesson M, Tinghög P, Niederkrotenthaler T, Saboonchi F, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2017). Labour-market marginalisation after mental disorders among young natives and immigrants living in Sweden. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 593. 10.1186/s12889-017-4504-4.
Krysinska K, Westerlund M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Andriessen K, Carli V, Hadlaczky G, Till B, Wasserman D. (2017). A mapping study on the Internet and suicide. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 38(4), 217-226. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000444.
Laido Z, Voracek M, Till B, Pietschnig J, Eisenwort B, Dervic K, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2017). The epidemiology of suicide among children and youth in Austria, 2001-2014. Wiener klinische Wochenschrift – The Central European Journal of Medicine, 129(3), 121-128. 10.1007/s00508-016-1092-8.
Mayrhuber EAS, Niederkrotenthaler T, Kutalek R. (2017). “We are survivors and not a virus:” Content analysis of media reporting on Ebola survivors in Liberia. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 11(8), e0005845. 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005845.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Wang M, Helgesson M, Wilcox H, Gould M, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2017). Labour market marginalisation subsequent to suicide attempt in young migrants and native Swedes. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52(5), 549–558. 10.1007/s00127-017-1344-6.
Oberaigner W, Haring C, Sperner-Unterweger B, Niederkrotenthaler T, Waldhör T. (2017). Letter to the Editor Re: “Suicide among 915,303 Austrian cancer patients: Who is at risk? Benjamin Vyssoki, Andreas Gleiss, Ian R.H. Rockett, Monika Hackl, Barbara Leitner, Gernot Sonneck, Nestor D. Kapusta [J. Affective Disord. 175 (2015)287-291]”. In Journal of affective disorders (Vol. 207, p. 320). 10.1016/j.jad.2016.08.045.
Scherr S, Arendt F, Schäfer M. (2017). Supporting reporting: On the positive effects of text- and video-based awareness material on responsible journalistic suicide news writing. Archives of Suicide Research, 21, 646-658.
Strauss MJ, Klimek P, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2017). Suicides on the Austrian railway network: hotspot analysis and effect of proximity to psychiatric institutions. Royal Society Open Science, 4(3), 160711. 10.1098/rsos.160711.
Till B. (2017). The impact of suicide portrayals in films on audiences: A qualitative study. In T. Niederkrotenthaler & S. Stack (Eds.), Media & suicide: International perspectives on research, theory, & policy (pp. 171-181). Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Books.
Till B, Tran US, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2017). “Relationship satisfaction and risk factors for suicide”: Correction to Till et al., 2016. Crisis, 38(1), 63-63. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000437.
Till B, Tran US, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2017). Relationship satisfaction and risk factors for suicide. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 38(1), 7-16. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000407.
Till B, Tran US, Voracek M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2017). Beneficial and harmful effects of educative suicide prevention websites: randomised controlled trial exploring Papageno _v_. Werther effects. British Journal of Psychiatry, 211(2), 109-115." 10.1192/bjp.bp.115.177394.
Tran US, Andel R, Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, Ajdacic-Gross V, Voracek M. (2017). Low validity of Google Trends for behavioral forecasting of national suicide rates. PLoS ONE, 12(8), e0183149. 10.1371/journal.pone.0183149.
Wang M, Helgesson M, Rahman S, Niederkrotenthaler T, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2017). Trajectories and characteristics of functional impairment before and after suicide attempt in young adults – a nationwide register-based cohort study. BMC Psychiatry, 17(1), 393. 10.1186/s12888-017-1567-9.
Willinger U, Schmoeger M, Deckert M, Eisenwort B, Loader B, Hofmair A, Auff E. (2017). Screening for specific language impairment in preschool children: evaluating a screening procedure including the Token Test. J Psycholinguist Res 46, 123-1247. 10.1007/s10936-017-9493-z.
Arendt F, Karsay K, Soffried T. (2016). Werbung mit idealisierten Körperdarstellungen: Effekte auf die Unzufriedenheit mit dem eigenen Körper und die Ablehnung von Schönheitsoperationen. Medien Journal, 40(1), 29-42.
Arendt F, Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2016). Effects of suicide awareness material on implicit suicide cognition: A laboratory experiment. Health Communication, 31(6), 718-726. 10.1080/10410236.2014.993495.
Chen YY, Tsai CW, Biddle L, Niederkrotenthaler T, Wu KCC, Gunnell D. (2016). Newspaper reporting and the emergence of charcoal burning suicide in Taiwan: A mixed methods approach. Journal of Affective Disorders, 193, 355–361. 10.1016/j.jad.2015.12.041.
Eskin M, Kujan O, Voracek M, Shaheen A, Carta MG, Sun JM, Flood C, Poyrazli S, Janghorbani M, Yoshimasu K, Mechri A, Khader Y, Aidoudi K, Bakhshi S, Harlak H, Hmead M, Moro MF, Nawafleh H, Phillips L, Taifour S, Tran US, Tsuno K. (2016). Cross-national comparisons of attitudes towards suicide and suicidal persons in university students from 12 countries. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 57(6), 554-563. 10.1111/sjop.12318.
Eskin M, Sun JM, Abuidhail J, Yoshimasu K, Kujan O, Janghorbani M, Flood C, Carta MG, Tran US, Mechri A, Hamdan M, Poyrazli S, Aidoudi K, Bakhshi S, Harlak H, Moro MF, Nawafleh H, Phillips L, Shaheen A, Taifour S, Tsuno K, Voracek M. (2016). Suicidal behavior and psychological distress in university students: A 12-nation study. Archives of Suicide Research, 20(3), 369-388. 10.1080/13811118.2015.1054055.
Laido Z, Voracek M, Till B, Pietschnig J, Eisenwort B, Dervic K, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2016). Epidemiology of suicides among children and adolescents in Austria, 2001-2014. Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 2016 Oct 14. 10.1007/s00508-016-1092-8.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Gould M, Sonneck G, Stack S, Till B. (2016). Predictors of psychological improvement on non-professional suicide message boards: Content analysis. Psychological Medicine, 46(16), 3429-3442. 10.1017/S003329171600221X.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2016). Die Rolle der Online-Medien für die Suizidprävention [The role of online media in suicide prevention]. In SUPRA (Ed.), Suizid und Suizidprävention in Österreich: Bericht 2015 (pp. 21-28). Vienna: Federal Ministry of Health.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2016). Die Rollen der Medien im Rahmen von SUPRA (Suizidprävention Austria) [The role of the media in the frame of SUPRA (Suicide Prevention Austria)]. Suizidprophylaxe, 43(2), 60-65.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2016). Medienberichte können wichtigen Beitrag leisten [Media reports can render an important contribution]. Ärzte Woche, 1-2, 12. (Letter).
Niederkrotenthaler T, Tinghög P, Goldman-Mellor S, Wilcox HC, Gould M, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2016). Medical and Social Determinants of Subsequent Labour Market Marginalization in Young Hospitalized Suicide Attempters. PloS One, 11(1), e0146130. 10.1371/journal.pone.0146130.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Tran US, Till B. (2016). Werther vs. Papageno effect online: Randomized controlled trial of the impact of educative suicide prevention websites on suicide risk factors. European Journal of Public Health, 26(suppl. 1), 241. (abstract). 10.1093/eurpub/ckw171.007.
Sonneck G. (2016). Aktionsplan zur umfassenden Suizidprävention. In: Sonneck G, Kapusta N, Tomandl G & Voracek M (Hg.), Krisenintervention und Suizidverhütung, 3. Auflage. Facultas, Wien.
Till B. (2016). Eberhard Hauschildt / Bernd D. Blömeke: Telefonseelsorge interdisziplinär [Eberhard Hauschildt / Bernd Blömeke: Telephone emergency services interdisciplinary]. Suizidprophylaxe, 43(3), 106. (book review).
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2016). Das Internet als gesellschaftlicher Raum, in dem Gesundheit thematisiert wird: Beispiel Suizidalität und Suizidprävention [The Internet as social space where health is discussed: The example of suicidality and suicide prevention]. In K. Wittmann & R. Schoberberger (Eds.), Der Mensch in Umwelt, Familie und Gesellschaft (pp.. 236-240). Vienna: Facultas.
Till B, Tran US, Voracek M, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2016). Music and suicidality: A study on associations between music preferences and risk factors of suicide. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 72(4), 340-356. 10.1177/0030222815575284.
Till B, Truong F, Mar RA, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2016). Blurred world view: A study on the relationship between television viewing and the perception of the justice system. Death Studies, 40(9), 538-546. 10.1080/07481187.2016.1186761.
Ajdacic-Gross V, Tran US, Bopp M, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T, Kapusta ND, Rössler W, Seifritz E, Voracek M. (2015). Understanding weekly cycles in suicide: An analysis of Austrian and Swiss data over 40 years. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 24(4), 315-321. 10.1017/S2045796014000195.
Ajdacic-Gross V, Tran US, Bopp M, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T, Kapusta ND, Rössler W, Seifritz E, Voracek M. (2015). Understanding weekly cycles in suicide: An analysis of Austrian and Swiss data over 40 years – CORRIGENDUM. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 24(4), 322-322. 10.1017/S2045796014000389.
Dervic K, Garcia-Amador M, Sudol K, Freed P, Brent DA, Mann JJ, Harkavy-Friedman JM, Oquendo MA. (2015). Bipolar I and II versus unipolar depression: clinical differences and impulsivity/aggression traits. European Psychiatry, 30(1):106-13.
Lopez-Castroman J, Baca-Garcia E, WORECA authors (*), Courtet P, Oquendo MA. (2015). A cross-national tool for assessing and studying suicidal behaviors. Archives of Suicide Research, 19(3):335-49.
(*) WORECA [World Suicide Research Consortium]: Albores L, Angora R, Aroca F, Blasco-Fontecilla H, Braquehais D, Callado LF, Carli V, Casado-Florez MI, Cervilla J, de Leon-Martinez V, De Diego-Otero Y, Dervic K, Drapier D, Fernandez-Navarro P, Geneste J, Giner L, Gorwood P, Guerrero-Lopez JB, Guillaume S, Haffen E, Haro JM, Heinze G, Jimenez-Arriero MA, Jimenez-Cuzmar M, Leboyer M, Martinez-Jambrina JJ, Mendez-Bustos P, Navio-Acosta M, Olie E, Pacheco-Tabuenca T, Palao-Vidal DJ, Parra-Uribe I, Perez-Costillas LM, Perez-Rodriguez MM, Pichene C, Picouto MD, Poulet E, Quesada M, Saiz P, Saiz-Gonzalez D, Saiz-Ruiz J, San L, Sarchiapone M, Schwan R, Thorell LH, Tournier M, Vaiva G, Vaquero-Lorenzo C, Walter M, Zendjidjian X
Niederkrotenthaler T, Arendt F, Till B. (2015). Predicting intentions to read suicide awareness stories: The role of depression and characteristics of the suicidal role model. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 36(6), 399-406. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000344.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2015). Suizid und Medien – die Bedeutung der Medien in der Suizidprävention [Suicide and media – the role of the media in suicide prevention]. Spectrum Psychiatrie, 4, 11-13.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2015). Reply to ‘Methodological considerations in determining the effects of films with suicidal content‘. British Journal of Psychiatry, 207(6), 562-563. (letter). 10.1192/bjp.207.6.562a.
Till B, Stein C, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2015). Suizidrisiko steigt mit dem Alter stark an [Suicide risk increases strongly with age]. Ärzte Krone, 9, 22-24.
Till B, Strauss M, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2015). Determining the effects of films with suicidal content: a laboratory experiment. British Journal of Psychiatry, 207(1), 72-78. 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.152827.
Eisenwort B, Till B, Hinterbuchinger B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2014). Sociable, mentally disturbed women and angry, rejected men: Cultural scripts for the suicidal behavior of women and men in the Austrian print media. Sex Roles, 71(5), 246-260. 10.1007/s11199-014-0395-3.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Logan JE, Karch DL, Crosby A. (2014). Characteristics of U.S. suicide decedents in 2005-2010 who had received mental health treatment. Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.), 65(3), 387–390. 10.1176/
Niederkrotenthaler T, Reidenberg D, Till B, Gould M. (2014). Increasing help-seeking and referrals for individuals at risk for suicide by decreasing stigma: The role of mass media. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 47(3), 235-243. 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.06.010.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Tinghög P, Alexanderson K, Dahlin M, Wang M, Beckman K, Gould M, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2014). Future risk of labour market marginalization in young suicide attempters–a population-based prospective cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(5), 1520–1530. 10.1093/ije/dyu155.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2014). Positive und negative Aspekte des Internets für die Suizidprävention [Positive and negative aspects of the Internet for suicide prevention]. Suizidprophylaxe, 41(3), 96-106.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2014). Surfing for suicide methods and help: Content analysis of websites retrieved with search engines in Austria and in the United States. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 75(8), 886-892. 10.4088/JCP.13m08861.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2014). Vom Werther- zum Papageno-Effekt. Die Rollen von Medien in der Suizidprävention [From Werther to Papageno effect. The role of the media in suicide prevention]. JATROS – Neurologie & Psychiatrie, 6, 27-30.
Till B, Tran US, Voracek M, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2014). Associations between film preferences and risk factors for suicide: An online survey. PLOS ONE, 9(7), e102293. 10.1371/journal.pone.0102293.
Amiri L, Voracek M, Yousef S, Galadari A, Yammahi S, Sadeghi MR, Eskin M, Dervic K. (2013). Suicidal behavior and attitudes among medical students in the United Arab Emirates. Crisis, 34(2):116-23.
Kapusta ND, Tran US, Etzersdorfer E, Sonneck G. (2013). Firearm restriction, more precise [Letter to the editor]. Archives of Suicide Research, 17(3), 319-320. 10.1080/13811118.2013.805633.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Parker EM, Ovalle F, Noe RS, Bell J, Xu L, Morrison MA, Mertzlufft CE, Sugerman DE. (2013). Injuries and post-traumatic stress following historic tornados: Alabama, April 2011. PloS One, 8(12), e83038. 10.1371/journal.pone.0083038.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, Eisenwort B, Pusswald G. (2013). Assessment von Demenz und Depression [Assessment of Dementia and Depression]. In: T. E. Dorner (Ed.), Public Health. Von den Gesundheitsbedürfnissen der Gesellschaft zu klinischen Implikationen (p. 300-307). Vienna: Facultas.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Xu L, Parks SE, Sugerman DE. (2013). Descriptive factors of abusive head trauma in young children–United States, 2000-2009. Child Abuse & Neglect, 37(7), 446–455. 10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.02.002.
Schild AHE, Pietschnig J, Tran US, Voracek M. (2013). Genetic association studies between SNPs and suicidal behavior: A meta-meta-analysis. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 46, 36-42. 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2013.06.014.
Till B, Herberth A, Sonneck G, Vitouch P, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2013). Who identifies with suicidal film characters? Determinants of identification with suicidal protagonists of drama films. Psychiatria Danubina, 25(2), 158-162.
Till B, Herberth A, Voracek M, Sonneck G, Vitouch P, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2013). Die Wirkung von Filmen mit Suiziddarstellungen auf die emotionale Befindlichkeit der Zuschauer und der Einfluss von Rezeptionsmodalitäten und Coping-Strategien [The impact of suicide portrayals in films on viewers‘ emotional well-being and the mediating effects of emotional modes of reception and coping strategies]. Suizidprophylaxe, 40(3), 107-117.
Till B, Sonneck G, Baldauf G, Steiner E, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2013). Reasons to love life: Effects of a suicide awareness campaign on the utilization of a telephone emergency line in Austria. Crisis – The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 34(6), 382-389. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000212.
Till B, Vitouch P, Herberth A, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2013). Personal suicidality in the reception of and identification with suicidal film characters. Death Studies, 37(4), 383-392. 10.1080/07481187.2012.673531.
Till B, Voracek M, Herberth A, Strauss M, Etzersdorfer E, Eisenwort B, Sonneck G, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2013). The role of interviews with health professionals in the media in suicide prevention. Archives of Suicide Research, 17(1), 88-89. (letter). 10.1080/13811118.2013.748419.
Dervic K, Amiri L, Niederkrotenthaler T, Yousef S, Salem MO, Voracek M, Sonneck G. (2012). Suicide rates in the national and expatriate population in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 58(6), 652–656. 10.1177/0020764011430038.
Eisenwort B, Hermann A, Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2012). Darstellung von Suizidalität in deutschsprachigen Jugendmedien in Österreich und ihr Einfluss auf die Suizidprävalenz [Suicide reporting in German print and online media for adolescents in Austria and possible effects on suicide prevalence]. Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie, 40(4), 251-261. 10.1024/1422-4917/a000178.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Floderus B, Alexanderson K, Rasmussen F, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2012). Exposure to parental mortality and markers of morbidity, and the risks of attempted and completed suicide in offspring: an analysis of sensitive life periods. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(3), 233–239. 10.1136/jech.2010.109595.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Fu K, Yip PSF, Fong DYT, Stack S, Cheng Q, Pirkis J. (2012). Changes in suicide rates following media reports on celebrity suicide: a meta-analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(11), 1037–1042. 10.1136/jech-2011-200707.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Rasmussen F, Mittendorfer-Rutz E. (2012). Perinatal conditions and parental age at birth as risk markers for subsequent suicide attempt and suicide: a population based case-control study. European Journal of Epidemiology, 27(9), 729–738. 10.1007/s10654-012-9724-4.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Sonneck G, Dervic K, Nader IW, Voracek M, Kapusta ND, Etzersdorfer E, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Dorner T. (2012). Predictors of suicide and suicide attempt in subway stations: A population-based ecological study. Journal of Urban Health, 89(2):339-53.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Sonneck G, Dervic K, Nader IW, Voracek M, Kapusta ND, Etzersdorfer E, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Dorner T. (2012). Predictors of suicide and suicide attempt in subway stations: a population-based ecological study. Journal of Urban Health : Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 89(2), 339–353. 10.1007/s11524-011-9656-4.
Till B (Co-author). (2012). Suizid – Klischee und Wirklichkeit [Suicide – cliché and reality]. In G. Sonneck, N. Kapusta, G. Tomandl & M. Voracek (Eds.), Krisenintervention und Suizidverhütung (pp. 256-288). Vienna: Facultas.
Till B, Vitouch P. (2012). Capital punishment in films: The impact of death penalty portrayals on viewers’ mood and attitude towards capital punishment. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 24(3), 387-399. 10.1093/ijpor/edr051.
Carballo JJ, Munoz-Lorenzo L, Blasco-Fontecilla H, Lopez-Castroman J, Garcia-Nieto R, Dervic K, Oquendo MA, Baca-Garcia E. (2011). Continuity of depressive disorders from childhood and adolescence to adulthood. A naturalistic study in Community Mental Health Centers. The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, 13(5) pii: PCC.11m01150.
Dervic K, Amiri L, Niederkrotenthaler T, Yousef S, Salem MO, Voracek M, Sonneck G. (2011). Suicide rates in the national and expatriate population in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 58(6):652-6.
Dervic K, Carballo JJ, Baca-Gracia E, Galfalvy H, Mann JJ, Brent DA, Oquendo MA. (2011). Moral or religious objections to suicide may protect against suicidal behavior in bipolar disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 72(10):1390-6.
Kapusta ND, Tran US, Rockett IRH, De Leo D, Naylor CPE, Niederkrotenthaler T, Voracek M, Etzersdorfer E, Sonneck G. (2011). Declining autopsy rates and suicide misclassification: A cross-national analysis of 35 countries. Archives of General Psychiatry, 68(10), 1050-1057. 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.66.
Nader IW, Pietschnig J, Niederkrotenthaler T, Kapusta ND, Sonneck G, Voracek M. (2011). Suicide seasonality: complex demodulation as a novel approach in epidemiologic analysis. PloS One, 6(2), e17413. 10.1371/journal.pone.0017413.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B. (2011). Role of media reports in completed and prevented suicide: Papageno vs. Werther effects. Chinese Mental Health Journal, 25(9), 71. (abstract).
Till B. (2011). Role of personal suicidality in the reception of and identification with suicidal film characters: A laboratory experiment. Chinese Mental Health Journal, 25(9), 56. (abstract).
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T, Herberth A, Voracek M, Sonneck G, Vitouch P. (2011). Coping and film reception: A study on the impact of film dramas and the mediating effects of emotional modes of film reception and coping strategies. Journal of Media Psychology, 23(3), 149-160. 10.1027/1864-1105/a000048.
Blasco-Fontecilla H, Baca-Garcia E, Duberstein P, Perez-Rodriguez MM, Dervic K, Saiz-Ruiz J, Courtet P, de Leon J, Oquendo MA. (2010). An exploratory study of the relationship between diverse life events and personality disorders in a sample of suicide attempters. Journal of Personality Disorders, 24(6): 773-784.
Dervic K, Lenz G, Friedrich MH. (2010). Research skills training for child psychiatry residents. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 19(5):469-70.
Eisenwort B, Schlanitz F, Niederkrotenthaler T. (2010). [Hearing impairment : successful communication as the main source of positive experiences]. HNO, 58(5), 459–464. 10.1007/s00106-009-2055-4.
Fajkic A, Lepara O, Voracek M, Kapusta ND, Niederkrotenthaler T, Amiri L, Sonneck G, Dervic K. (2010). Child and adolescent suicides in Bosnia and Herzegovina before and after the war (1992-1995). Crisis, 31(3):160-4. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000021.
Kapusta ND, Posch M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Fischer-Kern M, Etzersdorfer E, Sonneck G. (2010). Availability of mental health service providers and suicide rates in Austria: a nationwide study. Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.), 61(12), 1198–1203. 10.1176/ps.2010.61.12.1198.
Kapusta ND, Voracek M, Niederkrotenthaler T, Dervic K, Etzersdorfer E, Plener PL, Schneider E, Stein C, Sonneck G. (2010). Characteristics of police officer suicides in the federal Austrian police corps. Crisis, 31(5):265-71. 10.1027/0227-5910/a000033.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Voracek M, Herberth A, Till B, Strauss M, Etzersdorfer E, Eisenwort B, Sonneck G. (2010). Role of media reports in completed and prevented suicide: Werther v. Papageno effects. British Journal of Psychiatry, 197(3), 234-243. 10.1192/bjp.bp.109.074633.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Voracek M, Herberth A, Till B, Strauss M, Etzersdorfer E, Eisenwort B, Sonneck G. (2010). Papageno v Werther effect. British Medical Journal, 341, 5841. (letter). 10.1136/bmj.c5841.
Till B, Niederkrotenthaler T, Herberth A, Vitouch P, Sonneck G. (2010). Suicide in films: The impact of suicide portrayals on non-suicidal viewers’ well-being and the effectiveness of censorship. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, 40(4), 319-327. 10.1521/suli.2010.40.4.319.
Blasco-Fontecilla H, Baca-Garcia E, Dervic K, Perez-Rodriguez M, Saiz-Gonzalez D, Saiz-Ruiz J, Oquendo MA, de Leon J. (2009). Severity of personality disorders and suicide attempt. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 119(2):149-55.
Blasco-Fontecilla H, Baca-Garcia E, Dervic K, Perez-Rodriguez MM, Lopez-Castroman J, Saiz-Ruiz J, Oquendo MA. (2009). Specific features of suicidal behavior in patients with narcissistic personality disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 70(11):1583-7.
Huemer J, Karnik N, Völkl-Kernstock S, Granditsch E, Dervic K, Friedrich MH, Steiner H. (2009). Mental health issues in unaccompanied refugee minors. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 3(1):13.
Kapusta ND, Niederkrotenthaler T, Etzersdorfer E, Voracek M, Dervic K, Jandl-Jager E, Sonneck G. (2009). Influence of psychotherapist density and antidepressant sales on suicide rates. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 119(3):236-42. 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2008.01314.x.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, Herberth A, Kapusta ND, Voracek M, Dervic K, Etzersdorfer E, Sonneck G. (2009). Can media effects counteract legislation reforms? The case of adolescent firearm suicides in the wake of the Austrian firearm legislation. Journal of Adolescent Health, 44(1), 90-93. 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2008.05.010.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, Herberth A, Voracek M, Kapusta ND, Etzersdorfer E, Strauss M, Sonneck G. (2009). The gap between suicide characteristics in the print media and in the population. European Journal of Public Health, 19(4), 361-364. 10.1093/eurpub/ckp034.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, Kapusta ND, Voracek M, Dervic K, Sonneck G. (2009). Copycat effects after media reports on suicide: A population-based ecologic study. Social Science & Medicine, 69(7), 1085-1090. 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.07.041.
Voracek M, Loibl LM, Dervic K, Kapusta N, Niederkrotenthaler T, Sonneck G. (2009). Consistency of immigrant suicide rates in Austria with country-of-birth suicide rates: A role for genetic risk factors for suicide? Psychiatry Research, 170 (2-3):286-9. 10.1016/j.psychres.2008.10.032.
Dervic K, Brent DA, Oquendo MA. (2008). Completed suicide in childhood. Psychiatric Clinics of North America 31(2):271-91.
Herberth A, Niederkrotenthaler T, Till B, [Eds]. (2008). Suizidalität in den Medien / Suicidality in the media: Interdisziplinäre Betrachtungen / Interdisciplinary contributions. Münster: LIT.
Loibl LM, Tran US, Hirner A, Voracek M. (2008). Lay theories of suicide: Test-retest reliability and further validation of Lester and Bean’s Attribution of Causes to Suicide scale. Psychiatria Danubina, 20(1), 26-30.
Till B, Vitouch P. (2008). On the impact of suicide portrayal in films: Preliminary results. In A. Herberth, T. Niederkotenthaler & B. Till (Eds.), Suizidalität in den Medien / Suicidality in the media: Interdisziplinäre Betrachtungen / Interdisciplinary contributions (pp. 69-77). Münster, Germany: LIT.
Voracek M, Loibl LM, Kapusta ND, Niederkrotenthaler T, Dervic K, Sonneck G. (2008). Not carried away by a moonlight shadow: no evidence for associations between suicide occurrence and lunar phase among more than 65,000 suicide cases in Austria, 1970-2006. Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift, 120(11–12), 343–349. 10.1007/s00508-008-0985-6.
Dervic K, Akkaya-Kalayci T, Kapusta ND, Kaya M, Merl E, Vogel E, Pellegrini E, Friedrich MH. (2007). Suicidal ideation among Viennese high school students. Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 119(5-6):174-180.
Dervic K, Friedrich MH, Sonneck G. (2007). Suicidal behavior in Austrian children and adolescents. Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, 4:133-139.
Dervic K, Grunebaum MF, Burke AK, Mann JJ, Oquendo MA. (2007). Cluster C personality disorders in major depressive episodes: The relationship between hostility and suicidal behavior. Archives of Suicide Research, 11(1):83-90.
Klier CM, Muzik M, Dervic K, Mossaheb N, Benesch T, Ulm B, Zeller M. (2007). The role of estrogen and progesterone in depression after birth. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 41(3-4):273-9.
Kõlves K, Tran US, Voracek M. (2007). Knowledge about suicide and local suicide prevalence: Comparison of Estonia and Austria. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 105(1), 3-7. 10.2466/PMS.105.1.3-7.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Herberth A, Sonneck G. (2007). [The “Werther-effect”: legend or reality?]. Neuropsychiatrie : Klinik, Diagnostik, Therapie und Rehabilitation : Organ der Gesellschaft Osterreichischer Nervenarzte und Psychiater, 21(4), 284–290.
Niederkrotenthaler T, Sonneck G. (2007). Assessing the impact of media guidelines for reporting on suicides in Austria: interrupted time series analysis. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(5), 419–428. 10.1080/00048670701266680.
Voracek M, Tran US. (2007). Dietary tryptophan intake and suicide rate in industrialized nations. Journal of Affective Disorders, 98(3), 259-262. 10.1016/j.jad.2006.07.019.
Sonneck G, Etzersdorfer E, Nagel-Kuess S. (1994). Imitative suicide on the Viennese subway. Social Science and Medicine, 38, 453-457. 10.1016/0277-9536(94)90447-2.