Journal Articles

Victor, Hipwell, Stepp, & Scott (2019). Parent and peer relationships as longitudinal predictors of adolescent non-suicidal self-injury onset. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health.

May & Victor (2018). From ideation to action: Recent advances in understanding suicide capability. Current Opinion in Psychology.

Victor & Klonsky (2018). Understanding the social context of adolescent non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Victor, Muehlenkamp, Hayes, Lengel, Styer, & Washburn (2018). Characterizing gender differences in nonsuicidal self-injury: Evidence from a large clinical sample of adolescents and adults. Comprehensive Psychiatry.

Victor, Scott, Stepp, & Goldstein (2018).  I want you to want me: Interpersonal stress and affective experiences as within-person predictors of nonsuicidal self-injury and suicide urges in daily life. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior.

Victor (2017). You can’t know if you don’t ask: How to assess nonsuicidal self-injury. Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal.

Victor, Davis, & Klonsky (2017). Descriptive characteristics and initial psychometric properties of the Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Disorder Scale. Archives of Suicide Research. Measure and Scoring

Chu, Victor, & Klonsky (2016). Characterizing positive and negative emotional experiences in young adults with Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Victor & Klonsky (2016). Validation of a brief version of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS-18) in five samples.  Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. Scoring Templates


Victor, Styer, & Washburn (2016). Functions of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI): Cross-sectional associations with NSSI duration and longitudinal changes over time and following treatment. Psychiatry Research.

Victor, Styer, & Washburn (2015). Characteristics of nonsuicidal self-injury associated with suicidal ideation: Evidence from a clinical sample of youth. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health.


Klonsky, Victor, & Saffer (2014). Nonsuicidal self-injury: What we know, and what we need to know. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry.


Victor & Klonsky (2014). Correlates of suicide attempts among self-injurers: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review.


Victor & Klonsky (2014). Daily emotion in non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Clinical Psychology.


Victor, Glenn, & Klonsky (2012). Is non-suicidal self-injury an “addiction”? A comparison of craving in substance use and non-suicidal self-injury. Psychiatry Research.


Victor, Johnson, & Gotlib (2011).  Quality of Life and Impulsivity in Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar Disorders.

Conference Presentations 

Ammerman, Brausch, Muehlenkamp, & Victor (2019). Clarifying the NSSI-suicide connection. Panel presentation at the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) meeting.

Baer (panelist), Lear (panelist), Rabasco (panelist), Spitzen (panelist), Victor (moderator) (2019). Repeated measures designs in risk for self-injurious thoughts and behaviors. Panel presentation at the AAS meeting.

Victor, & Scott (2019). More than just the means: Daily life emotional variability and stability in relation to past, concurrent, and future NSSI urges and behaviors. Paper presentation at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS) meeting.

Victor & Scott (2019). Personality disorder symptoms and within-person dynamics of self-injury and suicide. Paper presentation (symposium chair) at the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD) meeting.

Victor (moderator), Goldstein, May, Muehlenkamp, Turner (2018). Bridging the Gap: Lessons Learned in Connecting Suicide Research and Clinical Practice. Panel presentation at the AAS meeting.


Victor & Scott (2018). Smoke, drink, self-injure? A within-person analysis of NSSI, cannabis, and alcohol use in daily life. Paper presentation at the ISSS meeting.

Victor & Scott (2018). What’s so special about self-harm? Identifying shared and unique within-person predictors of suicidal ideation, NSSI urges, and substance use. Paper presentation (symposium chair) at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) meeting.

Victor & Stepp (2018). Intergenerational Transmission of Risk: Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms and Suicidality in Parents and Children. Paper presentation at the AAS meeting.

Victor (moderator), Bentley (moderator), panelists: Nock, Prinstein, Rosenthal, Lavender, & Baucom (2017). If I knew then what I know now: Best practices in ambulatory assessment of high-risk populations. Panel presentation at the ABCT meeting.


Victor, Scott, & Stepp (2017). Socioeconomic status and SITB: Exploring an understudied relationship. Paper presentation at the ISSS meeting.

Victor & Klonsky (2015). Situation, Attention, Appraisal, Response: A laboratory investigation of emotional processing in non-suicidal self-injury using the modal model of emotion. Paper presentation (symposium chair) at the ABCT meeting.

Victor & Klonsky (2015). Experience, cognition, and affect: Investigating self-injurious behaviors through the modal model of emotion. Invited paper presentation at the Military Suicide Research Consortium Pre-Conference Training Day at the AAS meeting.


Victor, Glenn, Feske, & Klonsky (2014). Characteristics of non-suicidal self-injury and suicide attempts: Findings from six samples. Paper presentation at the AAS meeting.


Victor & Klonsky (2013). Risk factors for suicide attempts among self-injurers. Paper presentation at the ISSS meeting.

Victor & Klonsky (2012). Who chooses self-injury: Beyond high negative emotionality. Paper presentation at the ABCT meeting.


Victor, Glenn, & Klonsky (2011). Men who self-injure: An understudied population. Paper presentation at the ABCT meeting.


Victor & Klonsky (2011). Predictors of suicidality among adolescents with non-suicidal self-injury. Paper presentation at the AAS meeting.

For a list of additional academic work, including book chapters and poster presentations, please see my curriculum vitae.

© 2018 Sarah Victor

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