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Real-time Study of Psychotherapy, Suicide Risk, and Resilience in Transgender and Non-binary Adults

2022 Young Investigator Grant
Amount Awarded: $90,000
Focus Area: Clinical Treatment Studies

Sarah Victor, Ph.D.

Sarah Victor, Ph.D.
Texas Tech University

Mentor: Stephanie Budge, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Inside the Research

Few studies have examined protective factors that reduce the risk of suicide among transgender and non-binary (TNB) people, such as community connectedness, identity pride, and psychotherapy. This study will use ecological momentary assessment to gather information on the experiences of TNB adults to understand what factors decrease risk of suicide over short periods of time in daily life. Results will inform development of affirming suicide prevention strategies for TNB people.