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Eesti-Rootsi Vaimse Tervise ja Suitsidoloogia Instituut

Eesti-Rootsi Vaimse Tervise ja Suitsidoloogia Instituut

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2014

Banzer R, Carli V, Hoven C.W, Wasserman C, Kaess M, Rüütel E, Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Brunner R, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Kahn J.P, Postuvan V, Sarchiapone M, Värnik A, Wasserman D, Haring C. Frequency of alcohol and drug consumption connection with self-injurious behavior and suicidal ideation in European adolescents: results of the “Saving and Empowering Young Lives in Europe (SEYLE)” study. Abstract. Swiss Society For Psychiatry And Psychotherapy Annual Congress, Basel, Switzerland, Sept 10-12, 2014.

2013

Sisask M and the members of  the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Human Factors and Medicine (HFM), Research Task Group (RTG) on Military Suicide (HFM-RTG-218). Current Efforts of the NATO Research Task Group on Military Suicide. Abstract no: PS3.22-6, IASP, Oslo, 2013

Sisask M, Värnik P, Värnik A and the WE-STAY consortium. Reducing truancy by improving mental health and preventing suicidality among adolescents: The European perspective in the WE-STAY project. Abstract no: PS3.07-3, IASP, Oslo, 2013

Sisask M, Värnik P. Well-being in European adolescents. The 9th Swedish Suicide Prevention Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, Sept 17, 2013

Sisask M. Suicide prevention and new media – friends or enemies. International Symposium on Media and Suicide, Stockholm, Sweden, April 11-12, 2013

2012

Mitendorf A, Sisask M, Mark L, Värnik A. Suicide related information on the internet: implications for prevention. 14th European Symposium of Suicide & Suicidal Behaviour (ESSSB14). Tel Aviv, Israel, 2012

Sisask M. Role of media in suicide prevention – friend or enemy. Plenary presentation. 14th European Symposium of Suicide & Suicidal Behavior (ESSSB14), Tel Aviv, Israel, 2012

Samm A, Mark L, Sisask M, Tooding L-M, Värnik A. Suicidal ideation amongst 15-year old schoolchildren: effect of communication with parents and with the best friend in association with multiple risk behaviours. 14th European Symposium of Suicide & Suicidal Behavior (ESSSB14), Tel Aviv, Israel, 2012

Wu J, Värnik A, Värnik P, Tooding L-M, Kasearu K. Suicide and subjective/objective wellbeing among older Europeans: the analyses of data from European Social Survey (ESS) and Eurostat. International Conference of European Social Survey – ‘Cross-National Evidence from European Social Survey: Exploring Public Attitudes, Informing Public Policy in Europe’, Nicosia, Cyprus, Nov 23-25, 2012

Värnik P. European Multi-Center Research Projects For Suicide Prevention – WE-STAY. Symposium 10, oral presentation. 14th European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour. Tel Aviv, Israel, September 03-06, 2012

Rüütel E. Consumption of Alcohol Among Schoolchildren in Family Context: Results From the SEYLE Project. 14th European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour. Tel Aviv, Israel, September 03-06, 2012

Wu J, Värnik A, Värnik P, Tooding L-M, Kasearu K. Suicide among older people in relation to their subjective and objective well-being in different European regions. Social Work & Society – between Private, Public and the State: 10th annual TiSSA Plenum & PreConference of the PhD-Network, Bucharest, Romania, August 24-29, 2012

Sisask M and the members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Human Factors and Medicine (HFM), Research Task Group (RTG) on Military Suicide (HFM-RTG-218). Research Breakout Session: Current Efforts of the NATO Research Task Group on Military Suicide: Preliminary Discussion of Nation-Specific Military Suicide Trends and Prevention Strategies. Annual DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Conference, Washington, USA, June 20-22, 2012

Värnik P, Sakkeus L. Injury mortality patterns in Estonia: enduring the breakdown of the Soviet world and riding through the global recession. European Population Conference (EPC 2012), Stockholm, Sweden, June 13-16, 2012

Sisask M. Suicide prevention in youth. 3rd TRIPLE i: intuition, imagination and innovation in suicidology. Debeli Rtič / Koper, Slovenia, May 10-11, 2012

Sisask M, Mitendorf A, Mark L, Värnik A. Suicide related information on the Internet and implications for prevention. 20th European Congress of Psychiatry. Prague, Czech Republic, March 3-6, 2012

2011

Wu J, Leppik L, Sisask M, Värnik P, Lumiste K, Värnik A. Elderly Suicide and Homicide Correlated with Ageism in European Countries. Integrating Cultural Perspectives in the Understanding and Prevention of Suicide: the 26th IASP World Congress on Suicide Prevention, Beijing, China, Sept 13-17, 2011

Värnik P, Sisask M, Värnik A, Arensman E, Van Audenhove C, van der Feltz-Cornelis CM, Hegerl U. Validity of suicide statistics in Europe in relation to undetermined deaths: developing the 2-20 benchmark. 26th IASP World Congress, Beijing, Sept 13-17, 2011

Wu J, Leppik L, Sisask M, Värnik P, Lumiste K, Värnik A. Society’s attitudes affect suicides among old people in Europe. Politics of Identity –The Changing Face of Social Work: 9th annual TiSSA Plenum & PreConference of the PhD-Network, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, August 21-26, 2011

Yryev A, Leppik L, Tooding, L-M, Sisask M, Värnik P, Wu J, Värnik A. Social exclusion – a risk factor for suicide mortality? 26th IASP World Congress on Suicide Prevention, Beijing, China, 2011

Yuryev A, Yuryeva L, Värnik A, Värnik P. Risk and protective factors for suicide mortality in Ukraine. 24th Norvegian Research Council Conference on Mental Health, Oslo, Febr 7-9,2011

2010

Värnik P, Sisask M, Värnik A, Laido Z, Maise U, Ibelshäuser A, Van Audenhove C, Reynders A, Kocalevent R-D, Kopp M, Dosa A, Arensman E,  Coffey C,  van der Feltz-Cornelis CM, Gusmão R, Hegerl U. Suicide registration procedures and practices in Europe. 10th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion. London, UK, September 21-24, 2010

Värnik P, Sisask M, Värnik A, Laido Z, Maise U, Ibelshäuser A, van Audenhove C, Reynders A, Kocalevent R-D, Kopp M, Dosa A, Arensman E,  Coffey C, van der Feltz-Cornelis CM, Gusmão R, Hegerl U. Suicide registration procedures and practices in Europe. 10th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion. London, UK, September 21-24, 2010

Värnik, A. Gender, age and suicide. Conference “Developing an Evidence Base on Social and Public Health Determinants of Suicide in Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and the Baltic Countries: A Foundation for Designing Interventions”. Tallinn, Estonia, September 14-15, 2010

Värnik P, Sakkeus L.Suicides in Estonia 1980-2009. Conference “Developing an Evidence Base on Social and Public Health Determinants of Suicide in Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and the Baltic Countries: A Foundation for Designing Interventions”. Tallinn, Estonia, September 14-15, 2010

Sisask M. Religion and suicide. Conference “Developing an Evidence Base on Social and Public Health Determinants of Suicide in Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and the Baltic Countries: A Foundation for Designing Interventions”. Tallinn, Estonia, September 14-15, 2010

Wu J, Varnik A, Sisask M, Varnik P, Kolves K, Arensman E, Maxwell M, Reisch T, Gusmao R, van Audenhove C, Scheerder G, van der Feltz-Cornelis C.M, Coffey C, Kopp M, Szekely A, Roskar S, Hegerl U. Gender- and method-specific suicide prevention among elderly in 16 European countries. 2010 Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development: The Agenda. Hong Kong, China, 2010

Mark L, Sisask M, Samm A, Aasvee K, Värnik A. Health risk behaviors and health-related conditions in association with suicidal ideation among 15-year-old schoolchildren in Estonia, Lithuania and Luxembourg. 13th European Symposium of Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (13th ESSSB), Rome, Italy, Sept 1-4, 2010

Laido Z, Sisask M, Yuryev A, Värnik A. Definition of suicide and non-fatal suicidal act. 13th European Symposium of Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (13th ESSSB), Rome, Italy, Sept 1-4,2010

Yuryev A, Värnik A, Värnik P, Sisask M, Leppik L. Inclusion into labor market and suicide mortality in Europe. 13th European Symposium of Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (13th ESSSB), Rome, Italy, Sept 1-4, 2010

Wu J, Varnik A, Sisask M, Varnik P, Kolves K, Arensman E, Maxwell M, Reisch T, Gusmao R, van Audenhove C, Scheerder G, van der Feltz-Cornelis C.M, Coffey C, Kopp M, Szekely A, Roskar S, Hegerl U. Drug suicide: a gender-equal cause of death in 16 European countries. 13th European Symposium of Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (13th ESSSB), Rome, Italy, Sept 1-4, 2010

Värnik P. Mental health and self-destructive behaviours among adolescents. 13th European Symposium of Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (13th ESSSB), Rome, Italy, Sept 1-4, 2010

Yur’yev A, Värnik A, Värnik P, Sisask M, Leppik L. Suicide and social welfare. 8th annual TiSSA meeting “Social Work in Times of Crisis. What Can Social Work Deliver – And Who Benefits?”. Tallinn, Estonia, 2010

2009

Värnik A. Suicide in societies in transition before, during and after perestroika. WHO/EU conference “Mental Health and Suicidal Behaviour in Times of Economic Crisis: Impact and Prevention”, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009

Sisask M, Anderson A, Heidmets L, Värnik A. Familicide-suicide in a case of gambling dependance: implications for military environment. International Military Testing Association (IMTA) Conference, Tartu, Estonia, 2009

Sisask M, Värnik A, Kõlves K, Konstabel K, Wasserman D. Subjective psychological well-being (WHO-5) in assessment of the severity of suicide attempt. 29th Nordic Congress of Psychiatry (Session: Best research from all countries published in Nordic Journal of Psychiatry in 2006-2008), Stockholm, Sweden, 2009

Värnik P, Yur’yev A, Sisask M, Värnik A. Male and female suicide trends in Baltic and Slavic countries of the Ex-USSR compared to EU-15. 12th conference of Bridging Eastern and Western Psychiatry, Tallinn, Estonia, June 10-13, 2009

2008

Hegerl U, Värnik A, Sisask M, Kõlves K, and the EAAD group. European Alliance Against Depression (EAAD). 5th World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental and Behavioral Disorders, Melbourne, Australia, 2008

Sisask M, Värnik A. Family homicide-suicide of a military man: a case analysis. 12th ESSSB, Glasgow, Scotland, 2008, S10.3.2

Kõlves K, Yur’yev A, Sisask M, Grauberg M, Värnik A. Trends of male suicides and undetermined deaths in Baltic and Slavic ex-USSR countries, 1980-2005. 12th ESSSB, Glasgow, Scotland, 2008, P.080

Samm A, Sisask M, Kõlves K, Aasvee K, Tooding LM, Värnik A. Suicidal thoughts and depressive feelings in the context of family relations among schoolchildren in Estonia. 12th ESSSB, Glasgow, Scotland, 2008, P.118

Kõlves K, Värnik A. Suicide and alcohol in the former USSR and Estonia: Studies on aggregate and individual level. 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Merida, Mexico, 2008

Sisask M, Värnik A. Brief intervention after attempted suicide: findings from WHO SUPRE-MISS in Estonia. 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Merida, Mexico, 2008

2007

Samm A, Kõlves K, Sisask M, Aasvee K, Tooding LM, Värnik A. Suicide ideation and mental health in relation to family functioning among schoolchildren in Estonia. VIIIth International Conference on Asian Youth and Childhoods, Lucknow, India, 2007

Sisask M, Värnik A. Family Homicide-Suicide of a Military Man: a case analysis. NATO Advanced Research Workshop “Wounds of War: Lowering Suicide Risk in Returning Troops”, Klopeiner See, Austria, 2007

Kalda R, Sisask M, Kempkens D, Värnik A, Ööpik P, Maaroos HI. Family doctors’ perceived obstacles in caring people with depressive symptoms in Estonia: preliminary results from an international study. 13th Wonca Europe Conference, Paris, France, 2007, 887

Värnik A, Kõlves K, Arensman E, Aromaa E, Giupponi G, Gusmao R, Maxwell M, Marusic A, Oskarsson H, Palmer A, Reisch T, Scheerder G, Szekely A, van der Feltz-Cornelis, Hegerl U. Male and female methods of suicide in Europe – An analysis of the European Alliance Against Depression. XXIV World Congress of IASP, Killarney, Ireland, 2007, SYM 07/04

Kõlves K, Värnik A, Samm A, Aasvee K, Wasserman D. Use of alcohol and nicotine among schoolchildren with suicidal thoughts and depressive feelings in Estonia. XXIV World Congress of IASP, Killarney, Ireland, 2007, SYM 05/05

Raudsepp J, Sisask M, Värnik A, De Leo D, Wasserman D, Fleischmann A, Botega N, Phillips M, Vijayakumar L, Bolhari J, Schlebusch L, De Silva D, Nguyen VT, Berolote JM. Does religion pretect against suicide attempt: WHO SUPRE-MISS study. XXIV World Congress of IASP, Killarney, Ireland, 2007, OR022

Sisask M, Värnik A, Kõlves K, Wasserman D, De Leo D, Berolote JM, Botega N, Phillips M, Vijayakumar L, Bolhari J, Schlebusch L, De Silva D, Nguyen VT, Fleischmann A. Subjective psychological well-being WHO-5 in assessment of the severity of suicide attempt: WHO SUPRE-MISS study. XXIV World Congress of IASP, Killarney, Ireland, 2007, OR069

Wasserman D, Värnik A, Kõlves K, Tooding LM. Diminishing alcohol consumption is the most effective suicide preventive program in modem history for males. 15th AEP Congress, Madrid, Spain. European Psychiatry 2007, 22 Suppl 1:S36

2006

Samm A, Värnik A, Kõlves K, Sisask M, von Knorring AL. The prevalence of depressive symptoms in schoolchildren in Estonia. 11th ESSSB, Portorož, Slovenia. Psychiatria Danubina 2006, 18 Suppl 1:41

Palo E, Värnik A, Kõlves K, Tooding LM, Schmidtke A, Wasserman D. Why do suicide trends in post-soviet countries differ from other European countries? 11th ESSSB, Portorož, Slovenia. Psychiatria Danubina 2006, 18 Suppl 1:60

Kõlves K, Sisask M, Värnik A. Factors predicting suicide among Estonian Russians and Estonians. 11th ESSSB, Portorož, Slovenia. Psychiatria Danubina 2006, 18 Suppl 1:62

Kõlves K, Värnik A, Tooding LM, Wasserman D. The role of alcohol in suicide: a case-control psychological autopsy study. 11th ESSSB, Portorož, Slovenia. Psychiatria Danubina2006, 18 Suppl 1:63

Värnik A, Kõlves K, Väli M, Tooding LM, Wasserman D. Restricted alcohol availbility reduced suicide mortality. 11th ESSSB, Portorož, Slovenia. Psychiatria Danubina 2006, 18 Suppl 1:110

Teepalu K, Pruul P, Sisask M, Värnik A. Gender differences in public attitude about depression. 11th ESSSB, Portorož, Slovenia. Psychiatria Danubina 2006, 18 Suppl 1:116

Sisask M, Värnik A, Maaroos HI, Rieger MA, Kempkens D. Opportunities and obstacles of depression treatment in primary care. 11th ESSSB, Portorož, Slovenia. Psychiatria Danubina 2006, 18 Suppl 1:117

2005

Värnik A, Wasserman D. Alcohol policy in suicide prevention. European Congress of Psychiatrists, Munich, Germany, 2005

2004

Kõlves K, Värnik A, Schnabel A, Schneider B. Life events and suicide: A case-control study in Tallinn and Frankfurt. 10th ESSSB, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004, S15.2

Schneider B, Kõlves K, Värnik A, Wetterling T, Wasserman D. Alcohol use disorders as risk factors for suicide in Tallinn and Frankfurt. 10th ESSSB, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004, S21.5

Sisask M, Värnik A, Wasserman D. Internet comments on media reporting of a suicide attempt. 10th ESSSB, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004, PO7.1

Värnik A, Kõlves K, Wasserman D. Suicides in transition period: Russia and Russian minority in Estonia. 10th ESSSB, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004, S21.2

2003

Kõlves K, Värnik A, Tooding LM, Väli M, Wasserman D. The pattern of alcohol use among suicide victims in Estonia. XXII World Congress of IASP, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003, 102:3

Saveljev K, Kõlves K, Värnik A. Suicide bereavement: Case of Estonia. XXII World Congress of IASP, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003, 407:2

Sisask M, Kõlves K, Värnik A, Wasserman D. SUPRE-MISS in Estonia – main risk groups among suicide attempters. XXII World Congress of IASP, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003, 102:3

Tihaste M, Sisask M, Värnik A, Wasserman D. WHO SUPRE-MISS: Rehabilitation for suicide attempters. XXII World Congress of IASP, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003, 110:1

2002

Sisask M, Värnik A, Wasserman D. Suicide prevention in a post-soviet society: case of Estonia. 1st Asian Regional Conference on Safe Communities, Suwon, South-Korea, 2002, T3B

Kõlves K, Värnik A, Tooding LM, Wasserman D. Estonian and Russian minority suicides: Psychological autopsy. 9th ESSSB, Warwick, England, 2002, P62

Sisask M, Värnik A, Wasserman D. Suicidal behaviour among young people in Estonia: A case analysis. 9th ESSSB, Warwick, England, 2002, PO22

2001

Värnik A, Väli M, Kõlves K. Alcohol dependence among suicidents by different methods of diagnosis. 4th Congress of Baltic Medico-Legal Association, Tartu, Estonia, 2001, O5

Värnik A, Väli M, Vigel I, Wasserman D. Reduced suicide and ethanol in blood of suicidents at restrictive alcohol policy. 4th Congress of Baltic Medico-Legal Association, Tartu, Estonia, 2001, O7

Värnik A. Suicide in former USSR Republics and Baltic States. International Congress of World Psychiatric Association, Madrid, Spain, 2001, 129

Värnik A. Suicide prevention is public awareness promotion. CINP Hungarian Regional Congress, Budapest, Hungary, 2001, 51

Kõlves K, Värnik A. Suicide methods in Estonia. 21st World Congress of IASP, Chennai, India, 2001, PO 6

Marandi T, Thetloff M, Värnik A. Contacts with health services within 12 months before committed suicide in Estonia. 5th Congress of the European Association for Clinical Farmacology and Therapeutics, Odense, Denmark. Pharmacology & Toxicology 2001; 89 Suppl 1:59

2000

Värnik A, Wasserman D. Suicide Research and prevention in a post-soviet country – 10 years experience in Estonia. The Fourth International Congress on Thanatology and Suicidology, Stockholm, 2000.

Palo E, Värnik A, Wasserman D. Similar trends of suicide and other external causes of death in Estonia, 1970-99. The Fourth International Congress on Thanatology and Suicidology, Stockholm, 2000.

Kõlves K, Värnik A. Life events in suicide: Psychological autopsy study at 10 year interval. 8th ESSSB, Bled, Slovenia, 2000.

1999

Värnik A. Is suicide an External Death? 20th Congress of International Association for Suicide Prevention, Athens,1999.

Wasserman D, Värnik A. Perestroika in the Former USSR: the most effective programme in modern history for suicide prevention in males. 20th Congress of International Association for Suicide Prevention, Athens, 1999.

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