Sponsoring Organization/Entity:

Institute for Graduate Studies and Research

Anton de Kom Universiteit van Suriname

Anton de Kom Universiteit van Suriname

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

Suriname Ministry of Health

Ministerie van volksgezondheid

PAHO Suriname
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Supported by PAHO Suriname

Syngenta Global

Syngenta Global

Abstract Submission


You are invited to submit an abstract describing an original research work that you wish to present – oral presentation or workshop – at the Conference. All abstracts must be submitted in English or in Dutch. Abstracts must present material in a clear manner and feature grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.

Abstracts can be submitted online (see below); the deadline for submitting abstracts is 31 March, 2013.

If you are experiencing difficulties in using the online submission facility, please contact rinia.soebhag-ramdien@uvs.edu.

You may also prepare your abstract in PDF and email it to tobigraafsma@sr.net.


1 Epidemiology
2 Social Risk Factors
3 Ethnic and Cultural Factors
4 Suicide and Gender
5 Law and Ethics
6 Vulnerable Groups
7 Suicide and Religion
8 Psychological Factors
9 Suicide, Depression and Anxiety
10 Resilience / Protective Factors
11 Suicide and the Elderly
12 Children and Adolescents
13 Media and the Internet
14 Military and Police
15 Suicide Survivors
16 Non-suicidal Self-harm
17 Schizophrenia/ Psychotic Disorders
18 Traumatic Stress
19 Substance Abuse
20 Personality Disorders
21 Psychological Autopsy
22 Risk Assessment Methods
23 Crisis Intervention
24 National Strategies
25 Psychotherapy
26 Diagnostic Concepts and Nomenclature
27 Psychopharmacology
28 Postvention
29 Chain of Care
30 Restriction to Means
31 Educational Programmes


All presenters/delegates must pay their registration fees before their contributions can be included in the conference programme and published.

All abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee.

If you have any questions regarding Conference symposia and workshops, please contact Professor Tobi Graafsma, Chair of the Scientific Committee, tobigraafsma@sr.net.

Guidelines for Submission of Abstracts

Please read the following information carefully.

All abstracts should be written in English or in Dutch. The authors are responsible for the contents as well as spelling and grammar.