Transgender women’s experiences with stigma, trauma, and attempted suicide in the Dominican Republic

Studies on attempted suicide in transgender populations, particularly those in resource-limited settings, are scarce. We examined the relationships between stigma, trauma, and suicide attempts in a national sample of transgender women from the Dominican Republic. Bivariate analysis examined differences between suicide attempters and nonattempters (n = 298). Multivariate analysis reported odds ratios with attempted suicide as the […]

US cultural involvement and its association with suicidal behavior among youths in the Dominican Republic.

Objectives. We examined how US cultural involvement related to suicide attempts among youths in the Dominican Republic. Methods. We analyzed data from a nationally representative sample of youths attending high school in the Dominican Republic (n=8446). The outcome of interest was a suicide attempt during the past year. The US cultural involvement indicators included time […]