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To contact the author: email@example.com Since 1980, when the first issue of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) journal CRISIS was released, it contributed to add more than 600 articles on suicide knowledge and research. This study analyzes the research articles published in this journal, from 1980 to 2004, by using bibliometric techniques. Bibliometry is the application of mathematical and statistical methods to books, articles and other communication mediums. The variables studied are the authorship, geographical distribution of articles, age groups, genders, at-risk populations and their evolution through time. The citations used in articles published in the last five years are analyzed. Research questions 1. What is the contribution of each country to suicide research published in Crisis; 2. Which authors contributed the most to Crisis; 3. What is the proportion by age group, gender and at-risk groups in the topics studied in research articles; 4. What are the resources most used in research articles in Crisis from 2000 to 2004; 5. What are the most cited research articles from Crisis.