Before beginning her PhD, Sukyung Yoon engaged in an intensive social work career for about 10 years as a licensed social worker in Seoul, South Korea. With a major in social work and a minor in statistics, she is currently completing her dissertation on protective factors against suicidal ideation among community-dwelling older adults who have experienced spousal or partner physical abuse, focusing on mediating and moderating effects.
BSW, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea
MSW, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
PhD, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2019
Aging and health
The impact of exposure to violence across the lifespan
Protective factors against depression and suicide among older adults