Year: 2022 Source: Stockholm, SE: Swedish Media Council. (2022). 35 p. SIEC No: 20220497

The aim of this research review is to describe and exemplify research to date on suicide communication on digital platforms and to discuss the fears and hopes, advantages and disadvantages, as well as the risks and  opportunities that researchers in the field have pointed to over the past three decades. The review presents a number of illustrative research articles demonstrating and reflecting the extensive developments that have taken place in the area of digital communication about suicide on the Internet. The main focus of the review is on young people’s communication on suicide-related issues online.