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Catie Sappenfield

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B.A., Psychology & Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research Interests:

My research interests center around adolescent and young adult suicide prevention, especially after stressful life experiences such as inpatient hospitalization.

Selected Publications:

Prinzing, M.M., Sappenfield, C.A., & Fredrickson, B.L. (2023). What makes me matter? Investigating how and why people feel significant. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 18, 995 - 1011.

Major Professor

Assistant Professor

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