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University of Exeter Medical School

 Sarah Olin

Sarah Olin

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 South Cloisters 2.05


South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


Sarah completed her PhD, exploring self-harm disclosure and attitudes using mixed methods, in 2022 at the University of Warwick. She is now working on a project which aims to support schools and youth organisations to develop and deliver self-harm and suicide prevention and postvention.


  • PhD Psychology (University of Warwick)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (University of Nottingham)

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Research interests

Sarah’s current research interests focus on self-harm, mental health and well-being. Sarah has a particular interest in the role of social support in well-being and mental illness management. In the past, she has also been involved with projects investigating psychopathy, anxiety, and approach/avoidance behaviours.

Research projects

Supporting educational and youth organisations to deliver self-harm and suicide prevention and postvention

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