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Karolina Krysinska, MA PhD, is a Research Fellow at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. Karolina obtained her PhD in Psychology in 2001, and she has worked as a researcher, lecturer and psychologist in the field of mental health over the last 25 years. Before joining the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, she worked at the Dementia Center for Research Collaboration and the Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. In 2014-2015 Karolina 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 a Post-doc Researcher at the KUL-University of Leuven, Belgium (2011-2014), psychologist at Tele-Onthaal (Tele-Help), Belgium (2011-2013), Research Officer at the University of Queensland, Brisbane (2008-2009), Research Fellow at the Griffith University, Brisbane (2004-2007) and Lecturer/Associate Professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland (1995-2004). Her research interests include dementia, suicide research and prevention, mental health, psychology of trauma, and psychology of religion.

External positions

Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales,

Dec 2016 → …

KU Leuven - University of Leuven

Jan 2011 → …

Research area keywords

  • dementia, clinical quality registries, mental health, suicide research, suicide prevention

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Research Output

Advance care planning for patients with advanced illnesses attending hospital outpatient clinics study: A study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Rhee, J., Meller, A., Krysinska, K., Gonski, P., Naganathan, V., Zwar, N., Hayen, A., Cullen, J., O'Keefe, J. A., McDonald, J., Harris-Roxas, B. & Caplan, G. A., 1 Jan 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 1, 9 p., e023107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access

A Survey of People with Lived Experience of Suicide-Related Behavior in Queensland, Australia: Their Experiences with Available Resources

Finlayson-Short, L., Hetrick, S., Krysinska, K., Harris, M., Salom, C., Bailey, E. & Robinson, J., 29 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Crisis. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Correction: Does religion/spirituality modify the association of stressful life events and suicidal ideation in australian men?(Religions 9 (2018): 180, 10.3390/rel10030140

Krysinska, K., Spittal, M. J., Pirkis, J. & Currier, D., 26 Feb 2019, In : Religions . 10, 3, 1 p., 140.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Dealing with Ethical Concerns in Suicide Research: A Survey of Australian Researchers

Andriessen, K., Reifels, L., Krysinska, K., Robinson, J., Dempster, G. & Pirkis, J., 1 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 7, 12 p., 1094.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effectiveness of interventions for people bereaved through suicide: A systematic review of controlled studies of grief, psychosocial and suicide-related outcomes

Andriessen, K., Krysinska, K., Hill, N. T. M., Reifels, L., Robinson, J., Reavley, N. & Pirkis, J., 30 Jan 2019, In : BMC Psychiatry. 19, 1, 15 p., 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)