Elvan Unlu

Elvan UnluInstitution: Suicidal Behaviour Research Lab (SBRL), Mental Health PhD Programme, University of Glasgow.

Supervisory team: Professor Rory O’Connor, Dr Jack Melson.

Position: PhD Student.

Current research: I am currently working on a systematic review investigating all the factors explain the relationship between perfectionism and suicide risk [PROSPERO 2021; CRD42021225855], and an empirical research study investigating the relationship between personality, cognition, negative life events, and social factors to understand suicide risk better.

Research interests: Suicide, Self-harm, Perfectionism, Childhood trauma, Brain structure, Cognition, Personality and Individual differences.

Can help with: I’m generally open to talk things through, currently learning R.

What’s essential to your well-being? Outside of work: I am trying to learn golf, do crochet and knitting designs, and have a couple of more hobbies. In a nutshell, I’m trying to live my life being productive in a flow. In work: I focus on my research most of the time, do a lot of readings, ponder the psychological theories.

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