Lakmini De Silva

Institution: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Supervisory team: Professor Andrew Dawson, Professor Thilini Rajapakse, Professor Indika Gawarammana, Dr Sampath Thennakoon, and Dr Judi Kidger.

Position: PhD Student

Current research: A pilot randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy, acceptability and feasibility of a counselling intervention, delivered by nurses, for prevention of repetition of non-fatal self-poisoning in Sri Lanka.

Research interests:

  • Factors associated with the self-poisoning behaviour
  • Interventions for prevention of self-harm and attempted suicide
  • Public health

Recent Publications:

Can help with:

  • Undertaking community fieldwork in rural setting
  • Qualitative research methods

What’s essential to your well-being? Nature, Music.

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