Survivor Studies

Survivor studies seek to discover what helps people adapt to their grief including those who suffer intense, prolonged grief.

J. John Mann, M.D.

Grieving Suicide: Clinical Aspects and Neural Circuitry

The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York
Distinguished Investigator Grant (2013): $100,000

Sheila Crowell, Ph.D.

Familial Risk for Suicide and Self-Injury: Testing Theories in Multigenerational Pedigrees

University of Utah
Pilot Research Grant (2012): $30,000

Annette Erlangsen, Ph.D.

The Consequences of Bereavement by Suicide

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Standard Research Grant (2011): $75,000

Fabrice Jollant, M.D., Ph.D.

A Functional Magnetic Imaging Study in First-Degree Relatives of Suicide Completers

Douglas Mental Health Institute, McGill University
Standard Research Grant (2011): $73,680

Danuta Wasserman, M.D., Ph.D.

Investigation of Inheritance Patterns of Polymorphisms in Genes Regulating the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA Axis), in Relation to Suicidal Behavior and its Endophenotypes

Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Distinguished Investigator Grant (2010): $100,000

Alan Apter, M.D.

Linkage Study of Depression, Suicidal Behavior and Related Endophenotypes in a Bedouin Family

Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel
Distinguished Investigator Grant (2006): $99,066

Nadine Kaslow, Ph.D.

Culturally Competent Family-Based Intervention Versus Enhanced Usual Care in the Community for Reducing Psychological Distress and Enhancing Functioning in Suicidally Bereaved African Americans

Emory University
Distinguished Investigator Grant (2006): $99,321

Holly Wilcox, Ph.D.

Parental Suicidal Behavior and Offspring Environmental Risk: A Population-Based Adoption Study 

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Pilot Research Grant (2007): $20,000