Raymond Tucker, Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
A parallel area of research investigates historical and current cultural factors that influence suicide risk and resilience in underrepresented populations. Much of this work has focused on ethnic and racial minority factors such as historical trauma in Indigenous communities and racial microaggressions in people of color. Current work also includes the impact of minority stressors and gender affirmation medical intervention on the maintenance of suicidal ideation in transgender veterans.
Predoctoral Clinical Internship, VA Puget Sound Health Care System (Seattle), 2016-2017
B.S., Psychology, Lawrence University, 2010
Etiological and Maintaining Factors of Suicide Risk
Tucker, R. P., Wingate, L. R., Burkley, M., & Wells, T. T. (in press). Implicit association with suicide as measured by the Suicide Affect Misattribution Procedure (S-AMP) predicts suicide ideation. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.
Tucker, R. P., Michaels, M. S., Rogers, M. L., Wingate, L R., & Joiner, T. E. Jr. (2016). Construct validity of a proposed new diagnostic entity: Acute Suicidal Affective Disturbance (ASAD). Journal of Affective Disorders, 189, 365-378. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.07.049
Tucker, R. P., Crowley, K., Davidson, C. L., & Gutierrez, P. (2015). Risk factors, warning signs, and drivers of suicide: What are they, how do they differ, and why does it matter? Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 45(6), 679-689. doi:10.1111/sltb.12161
Theoretical Models of Suicide
Chu, C., Stanley, I. H., Hom, M. A., Buchman-Schmitt, J. M., Tucker, R. P., Hagan, C. R., Podlogar, M. P., Chiurliza, B., Moberg, F., Michaels, M. S., Patros, C. H. G., & Joiner T. E. (in press). The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide: A systemic review and meta-analysis of a decade of cross-national research. Psychological Bulletin.
Tucker, R. P., O'Connor, R. C., & Wingate, L. R. (2016). An investigation of the relationship between rumination styles, hope, and suicide ideation through the lens of the Integrated Motivational-Volitional (IMV) model of suicidal behavior. Archives of Suicide Research. doi:10.1080/13811118.2016.1158682
Suicide Risk and Mental Health in Underrepresented Populations
Tucker, R. P., Wingate, L. R., O’Keefe, V. M., Hollingsworth, D. W., & Cole, A. B. (2016). An examination of the effect of historical loss thinking frequency and rumination on suicide ideation in a sample of American Indian young adults. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 46(2), 213-222. doi:10.1111/sltb.12185
Tucker, R. P., Wingate, L. R., & O’Keefe, V. M. (2015). Historical loss thinking and symptoms of depression are influenced by ethnic experience in American Indian adults. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 22(3), 350-358. doi:10.1037/cdp0000055
Hollingsworth, D. W., Cole, A. B., O’Keefe, V. M., Tucker, R. P., Story, C. R., & Wingate, L. R. (in press). Experiencing racial microaggressions influences suicide ideation through perceived burdensomeness in African Americans. Journal of Counseling Psychology.
O’Keefe, V. M., Wingate, L. R., Tucker, R. P., Rhoades-Kerswill, S., Slish, M. L., & Davidson, C. L. (2014). Interpersonal suicide risk for American Indians: Investigating thwarted belongingness and perceived burdensomeness. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 20(1), 61-67. doi:10.1037/a0033540