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AFSP Boston Area Walk, 2015


Overnight Walk Boston, 2015

Nock Lab Summer BBQ, 2015


AFSP Boston Area Walk, 2014

Nock Lab Holiday Party, 2014


SSCP Virtual Clinical Lunch: Predicting Suicidal Behavior, Dr. Matthew Nock

Dr. Matthew Nock on Why Young People Hurt Themselves

Professor Matthew Nock Explains The Suicide Implicit Association Test

Mindscape: Matthew Nock, PhD, on the Implicit Association Test & Predicting Suicide Attempts

Suicide Research, Myths & Trends - 2012 Dart Center workshop "Covering Suicide," Paula Clayton M.D., Thomas Joiner Ph.D., Matthew Nock Ph.D., and Christopher Ruhm Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist Matthew Nock: 2011 MacArthur Fellow, MacArthur Foundation



Can technology help predict who will attempt suicide?

Neurology Now   Back from the Brink: People with certain neurologic conditions are more likely to commit suicide than the general population.  Here's how friends, family, and caregivers can reduce the risk. (04-05/16)    
National Public Radio (NPR)           No easy, reliable way to screen for suicide      (transcript) (03/31/15)      
WBUR's CommonHealth:
Reform and Reality
  Determining who is most at risk (03/20/15)    
AirTalk, 89.3 KPCC   Suicide and mental illness in military families and new recruits (03/17/15)    
Army STARRS JAMA Psychiatry Publications (Multiple Outlets)   NY Times, WSJ, LA Times, Press Play (NPR), AirTalk (NPR) (03/03/14)    
Science Friday (NPR)   Diagnosing self-destruction (08/30/13)    
NY Times   The Suicide Detective (06/26/13)    
Harvard Gazette   Traveling different paths (03/18/13)    
Harvard Gazette   Q&A with Matthew Nock (03/14/13)    
NY Times   Effectiveness of therapy for suicidal teenagers (01/08/13)    
MacArthur Fellowship
(Multiple Outlets)
  LA Times, Proto Magazine, APA Monitor, Boston Globe, Harvard Gazette, ScienceInsider, NY Times, NPR/WBUR (2011)    
Harvard Magazine   Understanding suicide and self-injury (01/01/11)    
Harvard Gazette   Figuring out suicidal behavior (10/07/10)    
National Public Radio (NPR)   Suicide Stroop Test (08/17/10)    
Boston Globe   Suicide Stroop Test (08/05/10)    
Harvard Gazette   Suicide Stroop Test (07/28/10)    
Huffington Post   Suicide Implicit Association Test (S-IAT) (05/18/10)    
Chronicle of Higher Education   Director Matt Nock wins tenure at Harvard (05/09/10)    
Boston Globe   Suicide prevention (03/15/10)    
Center on the Developing Child   Faculty spotlight (2010)    
Harvard Magazine   New methods of assessing suicide risk among children (02/18/09)    
Time Magazine   New form of self-injury (09/26/08)    
LA Times   Economic factors and suicide (10/27/08)    
Doctor Radio   Adolescent self-injury (09/26/08)    
Boston Globe   Suicide Implicit Association Test (S-IAT) (07/20/08)    
Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK   Prevalence and risk factors for suicide (04/07/08)    
NY Times   Suicide clusters (03/18/08)    
Washington Post   Risk factors for suicide around the world (02/01/08)    
Reach MD   Series on suicide, self-injury, and conduct disorder (09-11/07)