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The Grady Nia Project's Contributions to Science

Our years of research combined with our clinical experience show the value of culturally informed treatments designed specifically for African American women. Nia is committed to developing and strengthening psychotherapies for abused and suicidal low-income African American women through continuous research and sharing of the findings. Below find a summary of significant findings from Nia.

The Grady Nia Project Works!

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Compassion Meditation Works!

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What Psychological Factors are Associated with Intimate Partner Violence and Suicidality in African American Women?

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What are some risk and protective factors associated with suicidality?

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How are some psychosocial variables related to suicidal ideation?

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How is abuse related to negative psychological outcomes?

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What are the psychosocial factors that distinguish suicide attempters from nonattempters?

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What do we know about history of childhood maltreatment as it relates to adult psychosocial difficulties and suicidality?

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What are some other aspects to consider in treatment when working with abused African American females?

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