Resilience in Individuals with Gender Dysphoria: Association with Perceived Social Support and Discrimination

BAŞAR K. , Oz G.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.27, no.4, pp.225-234, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5080/u17071
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.225-234


Objective: Psychological distress associated with discrimination is proposed to have an indirect effect on the development of mental disorders, through its negative influence on individual's cognitive, affective and social coping strategies. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between resilience, perceived social support, and perceived discrimination in individuals with gender dysphoria.