JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Jameson K. Hirsch, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at East Tennessee State University is conducting research which focuses on protective characteristics and well-being in members of the LGBT community.

“Although much is known about risk factors and poor health outcomes in LGBTQ persons, little is known about protective factors and what might promote well-being and health for members of this group,” Hirsch shares. He invites any LGBTQ individual to participate in his study by completing an online survey.

Participation is confidential. No identifying information will be gathered.

Visit link: to join in the survey and to learn more.

Approval for the study comes from the Institutional Review Board at the university.


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