1st Symposium on Suicide

1st International Suicide Symposium,
May 24, 2021, Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Zoom: uskudar-edu-tr.zoom.us/j/91895214109

1st International Symposium of Suicide

May 24, 2021


10.00-10.40  Opening Remarks

Asst. Prof. Meltem Narter

Head of Psychology Department, Uskudar University, Symposium Chair


Prof. Deniz Ülke Arıboğan

Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Uskudar University


Prof. Nevzat Tarhan

Founding Rector of Uskudar University and President


Ist Session

10.40-11.10    “Meaning and Purpose in Life as Protective Factors in Preventing Suicide”


Prof. Tayfun Doğan

Uskudar University, Department of Psychology


11.10-11.40    “Suicide in Elderly People”


Asst. Prof. Zeynep Gümüş Demir

Uskudar University, Department of Psychology


11.40- 12.10    “Trauma and Suicide”

Asst. Prof. Esra Işık

Uskudar University, Department of Psychology (English)


 12.10-12.40    “Suicide and Neuropsychology”

Asst. Prof. Merve Çebi

Uskudar University, Department of Psychology (English)


12.40-13.30     Lunch Break



2nd Session

13.30- 14.00   “Philosophy and Suicide”

Prof. Metin Bal

Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Philosophy


14.00- 14.30   “Sociological Analysis of Suicides in Eurasian Countries” 

Prof. Ebulfez Süleymanlı

Head of Sociology Department, Uskudar University


14.30-15.00   “The Pandemic Era and Suicide”

Prof. Sinan Canan & Asst. Prof. Meltem Narter

Uskudar University, Department of Psychology


15.00-15.30    Break


3rd Session

15.30-16.15   "Mental pain the phenomenology of suicide"

Prof. Maurizio Ponpili, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair of Psychiatry Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome


16.15- 17.00   “Screening tool for diagnosing suicide risks in the context of well-being assessment”

Matskevich Irina, Barabanova Elena, Stelmakh Svetlana, Aurenova Madina

Amangolov East Kazakhstan University