Dr. Martin Plöderl

Professional Experience

2016 – now: Ongoing research projects

2014 – 2016: Habilitation (Venia Docendi) PMU

2010 – 2014: Paracelsus Medical University (Clinical Psychologist)

2004 – 2010: Resarch Assistant, Univ. Salzburg

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Sexual orientation and mental health (especially suicide risk)
  • Suicide prevention in general (gatekeeper-trainings specifically)
  • Quantitative Research
  • Suicide research
  • Critical Psychiatry
  • Quantitative Research

Selected Publications

  1. Plöderl, M., Kunrath, S., Cramer, R., Wang, J., Hauer, L., & Fartacek, C. (2017). Sexual orientation differences in treatment expectation, alliance, and outcome among patients at risk for suicide in a public psychiatric hospital. BMC Psychiatry.
  2. Plöderl, M., Tremblay, P. (2015). Mental health of sexual minorities. A systematic review. International Review of Psychiatry, 27, 367-385.
  3. Plöderl, M., Sellmeier, M., Fartacek, C., Pichler, E-M., Fartacek, R., Kralovec, K. (2014). Explaining the suicide risk of sexual minority individuals by contrasting the minority stress model with suicide models. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43, 1559-1570.
  4. Plöderl, M., Wagenmakers, E. J., Tremblay, P., Ramsay, R., Kralovec, K., Fartacek, C., Fartacek, R. (2013). Suicide risk and sexual orientation. A critical review. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42, 715-727.
  5. Plöderl, M., Faistauer, G., & Fartacek, R. (2010). The contribution of schools to the feeling of acceptance and the risk of suicide attempts among Austrian gay and bisexual males. Journal of Homosexuality , 57, 819-841