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Doctoral project: Lived experience of children and youth 4–17 years with gender-creative identities/expressions and their parents/legal guardians in Sweden

This phenomenological interview study explores the lived experience of children and youth whose gender identity or gender expression differs from their sex assigned at birth and their parents experiences related to their children’s gender identity/expression.

Facts about the project

Title
Lived experience of children and youth 4–17 years with gender-creative identities/expressions and their parents/legal guardians in Sweden
Doctoral student
Kristiina Tyni, licensed psychologist, licensed psychotherapist, specialist in clinical psychology
Main supervisor
Idor Svensson, PhD, professor, licensed psychologist
Assistant supervisors
Anna Bratt, doctor of philosophy, associate professor, certified psychologist, certified psychotherapist, specialist in clinical psychology
Matilda Wurm, PhD, associate professor, licensed psychologist, Örebro University
Timetable
2019-04-01–2024-03-31
Subject
Clinical psychology (Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences)