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Areas of Expertise

  • Suicide Prevention
  • Suicide Exposure
  • Suicide Attempt Survivors/Lived Experience
  • Bereavement

Highlighted Publications

  • Snow, A., Cerel, J. & Frey, L. (2021) A Safe Bet? Transgender and Gender Diverse Experiences with Inclusive Therapists. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
  • Xiao, Y., Cerel, J., & Mann, J. J. (6/2021). Temporal Trends in Suicidal Ideation and Attempts Among US Adolescents by Sex and Race/Ethnicity, 1991-2019. JAMA Network Open.
  • Soberay, K, Cerel, J., Brown, M. & Maple, M. (2021). An Examination of Suicide Exposure and Fearlessness about Death on Suicide Risk among Active Duty Service Members, Veterans, and Civilians. Archives of Suicide Research.
  • Ranning, L , A., Madsen, T., Fleischer, E., Eckardt , J. P., Nordentoft , M., Cerel, J. & Erlangsen , A. (2021). People affected by suicide attempts: frequency, impact, and perceived support. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
  • Kennedy, A. J., Cerel, J., Kheibari, A. & Watts, J. (2021) A comparison of farmer and non-farmer suicides from the United States National Violent Deaths Reporting System, 2003-2016. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
  • Cerel, J., Tucker, R.P, & Snow, A. (2020). Suicide Exposure in Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults. Journal of Affective Disorders.
  • Nadorff, M.R., DeShong, H.L., Golding, S., Cerel, J., McDaniel, C.J., Pate, A.R., Kelley, K., & Walgren, M.D. (2021). Rates of exposure to natural, accidental, and suicide deaths. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
  • Cerel, J., Brown, M., Maple, M., Singleton, M., van de Venne, J, Moore, M. & Flaherty, C (2018). How many people are exposed to suicide? Not six. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior.

Current Projects

  • The experience of suicide attempt survivors during covid-19
  • UK: Can campus suicide prevention (funded by SAMHSA GLS)
  • Suicide exposure in military/national guard and helping professionals (funded by Military Suicide Research Consortium)
  • Law enforcement suicide prevention

Alma Mater

  • The Ohio State University – Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
  • The Ohio State University – PhD in Clinical Psychology