Research Group Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Cukrowicz, K. C., Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., & Hirsch, J. K. (in press). Feasibility of suicide risk assessment in rural communities. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.

Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Jahn, D. R., Mitchell, S. M., Taylor, N., Quinnett, P., & Ries, R. (in press). Mental health professionals’ suicide risk assessment and management practices: The impact of fear of suicide-related outcomes and comfort working with suicidal individuals. Crisis.


Mitchell, S. M., Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Bolaños, A. D., Littlefield, A. K., Marshall, A. J., Jahn, D. R., Morgan, R. D., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2017). The clinical application of suicide risk assessment: A theory-driven approach. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1002/cpp.2086

Brown, S. L., Roush, J. F., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2017). Suicide risk among BDSM practitioners: The role of acquired capability for suicide. Journal of Clinical Psychology.Advanced online publication. doi:0.1002/jclp.22461

Mitchell, S. M., Bartholomew, N. R., Morgan, R. D., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2017). A preliminary investigation of the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles–Layperson Edition–Short Form. Criminal Justice And Behavior44, 756-769. doi:10.1177/0093854816685591


Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Mitchell, S. M., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2016). Shame, guilt, and suicide ideation among bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, and sadomasochism practitioners: Examining the role of the interpersonal theory of suicide. Suicide And Life-Threatening Behavior47, 129-141. doi:10.1111/sltb.12267

Taylor, N. J., Mitchell, S. M., Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Jahn, D. R., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2016). Thwarted interpersonal needs and suicide ideation: Comparing psychiatric inpatients with bipolar and non-bipolar mood disorders. Psychiatry Research246, 161-165. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2016.09.025

Mitchell, S. M., Seegan, P. L., Roush, J. F., Brown, S. L., Sustaíta, M. A., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2016). Retrospective cyberbullying and suicide ideation: The mediating roles of depressive symptoms, perceived burdensomeness, and thwarted belongingness. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1177/0886260516628291


Cheavens, J. S., Cukrowicz, K. C., Hansen, R., & Mitchell, S. M. (2015). Incorporating resilience factors into the interpersonal theory of suicide: The role of hope and self-forgiveness. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 72, 58-69. doi:10.1002/jclp.22230

Mitchell, S. M., Jahn D. R., Guidry, E. T., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015). The relation between video game play and the acquired capability for suicide: An examination of differences by category of video game and gender. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 18, 757-762. doi:10.1089/cyber.2015.0171

Mitchell, S. M., Cukrowicz, K. C., Van Allen, J., Seegan, P. L. (2015)The moderating role of hope in the relation between painful and provocative events and acquired capability for suicide. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 36, 249-256. doi:10.1027/0227-5910/a000319

Jahn, D. R., Poindexter, E. K., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015). Personality disorder traits, risk factors, and suicide ideation among older adults. International Psychogeriatrics27(11), 1785-1794.

Jahn, D. R., Cukrowicz, K. C., Mitchell, S. M., Poindexter, E. K., & Guidry, E. T. (2015). The mediating role of perceived burdensomeness in relations between domains of cognitive functioning and indicators of suicide risk. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 71, 908-919doi:10.1002/jclp.22190

Poindexter, E. K., Mitchell, S. M., Jahn, D. R., Smith, P. N., Hirsch, J. K. & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2015). PTSD symptoms and suicide ideation: Testing the conditional indirect effects of thwarted interpersonal needs and substance use. Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 167-172. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.043

Talley, A. E., Brown, S. L., Cukrowicz, K. C., & Bagge, C. L. (2015). Sexual self-concept ambiguity and the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide Risk. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 46, 127–140.


Cukrowicz, K. C., Duberstein, P. R., Vannoy, S. D., Lin, E. H., Unutzer, J. (2014). What factors determine disclosure of suicide ideation in adults 60 and older to treatment providers? Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior, 44, 331-337.

Hirsch, J. K. & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2014). Suicide in rural areas: An updated review of the literature. Journal of Rural Mental Health, 38, 65-78. http://dx/

Mitchell, S. M., Jahn, D. R., & Cukrowicz, K. C. (2014, September 19). The Relation Between Illegal Risk Behaviors and the Acquired Capability for Suicide. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. Advance online publication.