Suicidal Behavior

Suicide is a leading cause of death world wide, and it is a major concern for those diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, and self-injurious behavior.  Our lab work with a variety of collaborators across the country to develop better ways for understanding suicidal behavior in general with the Interpersonal

Theory of
 Suicide, and how this theory can inform suicide in the military, and suicide across various forms of psychopathology.  Recent work in the lab has also extended the examination of suicidal ideation and suicidal behavior to adolescents.