Posted on February 25, 2019 by Amanda Cerreto

Alexis Blessing , a third year doctoral student in Dr. Sandra B. Morissette’s Trauma and Health Research in Veterans’ Experiences (THRIVE) Lab, received a 2019 Psychological Science Research Grant awarded by the American Psychological Association for Graduate Students (APAGS). The $1,000 grant provides support for innovative psychological research projects designed by graduate student members of APAGS. Alexis’s project concerns utilizing self-compassion to combat the public stigma of military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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— Amanda Cerreto