2017 Call For Submissions

2017 Call For Submissions

The International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS) is pleased to announce a the 12th annual academic ISSS conference!


ISSS is an organization of researchers, clinicians, and students who are interested in better understanding, assessing, and treating non-suicidal self-injury.  Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is defined as the deliberate, self-inflicted destruction of body tissue without suicidal intent and for purposes not socially sanctioned.

The ISSS academic conference will be held on Friday June 23, and Saturday June 24, 2017, in Philadelphia PA (USA), hosted at Temple University by Co-Chairs Mike McCloskey and Brooke Ammerman.


The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, March 3rd, 11:59 pm EST.

Click here to access the paper submission portal

Poster abstracts will be reviewed on a rolling basis and decisions will be made within 7-10 days of receiving your poster abstract.


Presentations will be reviewed by the conference abstract review committee and notification of abstract status will be provided by March 31st, 2016.


If you have any difficulties completing the form, please contact Michael McCloskey, ISSS Program Chair, at mikemccloskey@temple.edu or Brooke Ammerman ISSS Program Co-Chair, at brooke.ammerman@temple.edu.