Alexandra Pitman

Dr Alexandra Pitman is an Associate Professor in the UCL Division of Psychiatry and an Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. Her research and clinical interests are in the epidemiology of suicide and self-harm, the effects of media reporting of suicide,
the relationship between loneliness and suicidality, and in psychosocial interventions for people with suicidal thoughts. She completed her PhD in 2014 at UCL on the impact of suicide bereavement, and is currently funded by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to continue researching this topic. She is a Patron of the Support After Suicide Partnership, and tweets in a personal capacity as @DrAPitman