Dr Karolina Krysinska

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PhD, MA Psychology (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland)

DCRC role / affiliation

DCRC-ABC, Research Fellow


Dr Karolina Krysinska completed her PhD in psychology at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland in 2001. Between June 2014 and November 2015 she was a Coordinator and a Senior Research Officer at the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention at the Black Dog Institute, UNSW, Sydney. She worked as Post-doc Researcher at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KUL-University of Leuven, Belgium (2011-2014), psychologist at Tele-Onthaal (Tele-Help), Belgium (2011-2013), Research Officer at the Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane (2008-2009), Research Fellow at the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP), Griffith University, Brisbane (2004-2007) and Lecturer/Associate Professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland (1995-2004). Her research interests include risk and protective factors in suicide, suicide prevention, dementia, thanatology, psychology of trauma, and psychology of religion. She is an author and co-author of book chapters and peer-reviewed articles on various aspects of suicide, trauma, and bereavement.