Karen Wetherall is a researcher at the Suicidal Behaviour Research Lab (www.suicideresearch.info). She is completing a PhD looking at social comparison and social rank in relation to suicide risk. She is also a researcher on the STEPPS (Study to Examine Psychological Processes in Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour) project, in particular the Scottish Wellbeing Study; a longitudinal survey assessing suicide risk in young people across Scotland.
Karen Wetherall summarises the new NatCen report on suicide and self-harm in Britain: researching risk and resilience using UK surveys.
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