Danuta Wasserman

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Danuta Wasserman is a Professor of Psychiatry and Suicidology, Chair of the National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill-Health (NASP), Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre on Research, Training and Methods Development in Suicide Prevention, President of the European  Psychiatric Association (EPA, 2013-2014) and Former President of the International Academy of Suicide Research (IASR). DW received numerous awards and international prizes for her work in the field of suicidology and mental health from renowned organizations such as: International Association for Suicide Prevention, Swedish Medical Association, the American Foundation for Suicide Research, the German Association for Suicide Prevention, and the Nordic Council of Ministers of Health. She has published more than 150 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written highly acclaimed books (e.g., Depression: the Facts (Oxford University Press 2011, OUP, and the OUP Textbook of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention: a Global Perspective, 2009). The book “Depression: the Facts” received the Science Award of the British Medical Association for the Public Understanding of Science.

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