Post Traumatic Growth among Suicide Survivors: Longitudinal Effects of Interpersonal Characteristics
Yossi Levi-Belz, Ph.D., Ruppin Academic Center
2015 Pilot Research Grant
Inside the Research
Question: Are there personal factors that can facilitate growth after a suicide loss?
Strategy: Follow three groups of people for one year: those who have experienced 1) suicide loss, 2) unnatural sudden death, and 3) natural sudden death; and examine the impact of interpersonal resources, cognitive processes and help-seeking.
Impact: Learning ways to encourage Post-Traumatic Growth among suicide loss survivors.