Psychiatry Grand Rounds 2/9 | Kirsty A. Clark, PhD, MPH

Clark Grand Rounds

"Predicting Momentary Suicidal Thoughts in Sexual and Gender Minority Youth in Tennessee"

About the Speaker:

Kirsty Clark, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society
Assistant Professor of Public Policy Studies 
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development 
Associate Director, Vanderbilt LGBTQ+ Policy Lab
Vanderbilt University


This talk will present data from an ongoing K01 study which uses real-time monitoring methods to study suicidal ideation intensity among LGBTQ youth and young adults in Tennessee. I will discuss the development of the smartphone-based protocol and an ongoing analysis of exposure to LGBTQ negative news media on suicidal ideations severity, with discussion about clinical implications, future directions. 


The activity is designed to help the learner: 

1.    Discuss methods to monitor suicidal ideation intensity among LGBTQ youth and young adults in Tennessee
2.    Describe how exposure to LGBTQ negative news media impacts severity of suicidal ideations.
3.    Describe clinical implications of analyzing outcomes utilizing smartphone-based monitoring protocol.

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This talk is sponsored by the
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 
This educational activity received no commercial support.