Suicidal Risk Factors in Inquiries Helpline Subscribers



The article deals with the practical aspects of counseling a psychologist of a remote psychological service (helpline) for subscribers with suicidal tendencies. Potential risk factors for the formation of anti-vital experiences include the subscriber’s previous experience, personal characteristics and character accentuations, and the experience of acute and chronic psychotraumatic events in the past.

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Keywords: suicide, suicidal behavior, suicide risk factors, self-harming behavior, helpline, telephone counseling

Journal rubric: Axiological and Personality-Oriented Basis of Cooperation and Interaction of Educational Environment Subjects

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Ermolaeva A.V. Suicidal Risk Factors in Inquiries Helpline Subscribers [Elektronnyi resurs]. Vestnik prakticheskoi psikhologii obrazovaniya = Bulletin of Psychological Practice in Education, 2021. Vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 106–114. DOI: 10.17759/bppe.2021180112. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Anna V. Ermolaeva, Chief of the Remote Consultation Department “Child helpline”, Center for Emergent Psychological Aid, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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