Tiago Zortea is a postdoctoral researcher at the Suicidal Behaviour Research Lab, University of Glasgow. His research interests are in the psychological processes of suicidal behaviour, contextual suicidology, and evidence-based treatment for suicidal thoughts and behaviours. He completed his PhD at the University of Glasgow (2019) looking at attachment as a diathesis for suicide risk. He is a co-founder and member of the editorial team of netECR, the International Network of Early Career Researchers in Suicide and Self-harm.
Tiago Zortea and Karen Wetherall help us prepare for the 30th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention #IASP2019, which is taking place in Derry this week. This blog summarises what we know about the potential for digital technologies (smartphones, machine learning and virtual reality) to help improve suicide prevention.[read the full story...]