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Therapeutic Evaluative Conditioning for the Prevention of Suicidal Behavior
Joseph Franklin, Ph.D., Harvard University
2014 Pilot Research Grant
Inside the Research
Question: Can a novel web-based intervention reduce suicidal behavior?
Strategy: Test whether a web-based evaluative conditioning intervention can reestablish the instinctive aversion to death/suicide stimuli, reduce implicit identification with death/suicide, and diminish self-criticism, thereby reducing suicidal behavior.
Impact: An effective, easily accessible, inexpensive intervention for suicidal behaviors