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Bridget Klest

Associate Professor (on leave till Jan 2020)

Office: AH 343
E-mail: bridget.klest@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4214
Fax: 306-585-4772
Website: http://uregina.ca/~schtlab

Research interests
Dr. Klest and her students study interrelations among trauma/negative event exposure, social context (including interpersonal relationships and institutional affiliations of perpetrators), and well-being. Current projects are focused on institutional responses to trauma exposure, negative healthcare experiences, overt discrimination, and microaggressions.

Recent Funding Sources
  • Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation

Representative Publications

Tamaian, A., & Klest, B. (2017). Institutional Betrayal in the Canadian Medical System: Reliability and Validity of a Self-Report Questionnaire. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment &Trauma, 1-17.

Klest, B., Tamaian, A., & Mutschler, C. (2017). Betrayal Trauma, Health Care Relationships, and Health in Patients with a Chronic Neurovascular Condition. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment& Trauma, 26(1), 18-33.
Tamaian, A., & Klest, B. (2017). Ethnic discrimination and institutional betrayal on campus. Paper presented at the 88th Annual Pacific Sociological Association Meeting, Portland, OR, April 6-9