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Benedikt Till
Ass.-Prof. PD Mag. Dr. Benedikt Till

Center for Public Health (Department of Social and Preventive Medicine)
Position: Assistant Professor

T +43 1 40160 34615

Further Information


Health Communication; Public Health; Suicide


  • Mediale Repräsentationen des Suizids und ihre Wirkungen (2006)
    Source of Funding: OeAW (Austrian Academy of Sciences), DOC-team
    Principal Investigator

Selected publications

  1. Till, B., Strauss, M., Sonneck, G., & Niederkrotenthaler, T. (2015). Determining the effects of films with suicidal content: a laboratory experiment. British Journal of Psychiatry, 207, 72-78.
  2. Till, B., & Niederkrotenthaler, T. (2014). Surfing for suicide methods and help: Content analysis of websites retrieved with search engines in Austria and in the United States. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 75(8), 886-892.
  3. Till, B., Tran, U. S., Voracek, M., Sonneck, G., & Niederkrotenthaler, T. (2014). Associations between film preferences and risk factors for suicide: An online survey. PLOS ONE, 9(7), e102293.
  4. Till, B., Sonneck, G., Baldauf, G., Steiner, E., & Niederkrotenthaler, T. (2013). Reasons to love life: Effects of a suicide awareness campaign on the utilization of a telephone emergency line in Austria. Crisis, 34(6), 382-389.
  5. Till, B., Niederkrotenthaler, T., Herberth, A., Vitouch, P., & Sonneck, G. (2010). Suicide in films: The impact of suicide portrayals on non-suicidal viewers,