Dr. Elliott currently analyzing 55 in-depth interviews she conducted with working professionals who function at a high level yet live with serious mental illnesses.
Border-Polar: Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder
Dr. Elliott is analyzing the overlap between two major mental illnesses that share many similar criteria yet ostensibly are entirely unique phenomena — borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder. This project entails secondary data analysis of psychiatric epidemiological data.
Occupational Stress and Mental Health among Physicians
Dr. Elliott (with Michael Padua and Thomas Schwenk) is collecting survey data from physicians throughout the state of Nevada to ascertain how occupational stressors impact their mental health.
Racism and Mental Health since the 2016 Election of Donald Trump
Dr. Elliott (with Ashley-Marie Hanna and Paul Devereux) is analyzing the impact of direct discrimination on the basis of race/ethnicity on the mental health of college student women.
Dr. Elliott is currently directing graduate student research at the Ph.D. and MA levels on a variety of topics including opioid addiction stigma, gender role strain and sexual violence, and blame attributions among survivors of sexual assault.