Research interests:

Suicide, emotion, self-injury, impulsivity, borderline personality, clinical assessment, integration of psychological science and practice.


Selected representative publications appear below. A complete list of publications can be found at:

(*denotes trainee/student author)

Klonsky, E.D., *Saffer, B.Y., & Bryan, C.J. (in press). Ideation-to-action theories of suicide: A conceptual and empirical update. Current Opinion in Psychology.

Klonsky, E.D., *May, A.M., & *Saffer, B.Y. (2016). Suicide, suicide attempts, and suicidal ideation. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 12, 307-330.

*May, A.M. & Klonsky, E.D. (2016). “Impulsive” suicide attempts: What do we really mean? Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 7, 293-302.

Klonsky, E.D. & *May, A.M. (2015). The Three-Step Theory (3ST): A new theory of suicide rooted in the “Ideation-to-Action” framework. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 8, 114-129.

Tolin, D.F., McKay, D., Forman, E.M., Klonsky, E.D., & Thombs, B.D. (2015). Empirically supported treatment: Recommendations for a new model. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice.

Klonsky, E.D. & *May, A.M. (2014). Differentiating suicide attempters from suicide ideators: A critical frontier for suicidology research. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 44, 1-5.

*Victor, S.E. & Klonsky, E.D. (2014). Correlates of suicide attempts among self-injurers: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 34, 282-297.

Klonsky, E.D., *May, A.M., & *Glenn, C.R. (2013). The relationship between nonsuicidal self-injury and attempted suicide: Converging evidence from four samples. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 231-237.

*May, A.& Klonsky, E.D. (2013). Assessing motivations for suicide attempts: Development and psychometric properties of the Inventory of Motivations for Suicide Attempts (IMSA). Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 43, 532-546.

*May, A.M., Klonsky, E.D., & Klein, D.N. (2012). Predicting future suicide attempts among depressed suicide ideators: A 10-year longitudinal study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 46, 946-952.

Klonsky, E.D. & *May, A. (2010). Rethinking impulsivity in suicide. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 40, 612-619.

Klonsky, E.D. (2007). The functions of deliberate self-injury: A review of the evidence. Clinical Psychology Review, 27, 226-239.

Winter 2018

PSYC102 Introduction to Developmental, Social, Personality, and Clinical Psychology Sections

Introduction to methods and statistics, motivation, assessment, developmental, personality, clinical, and social psychology. Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 100 and PSYC 102.

Winter 2018

PSYC530 Assessment: A Critical Survey Sections

Winter 2018

PSYC560 Clinical Research Design Sections