This abstract is summarized by IPR from the original article published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior.
 
Christian N. Thoroughgood, Ph.D., and colleagues explored how paranoid cognition shapes transgender individuals’ experiences in the workplace. Paranoid cognition is defined by characteristics including rumination and hypervigilance.

An experiment including 165 transgender participants was conducted.

Key findings include:

– Perceptions of transgender discrimination in the workplace are positively related to paranoid cognition at work.
– Paranoid cognition is positively related to transgender employees’ turnover intentions and emotional exhaustion.
– Paranoid cognition is negatively related to transgender employees’ job satisfaction.

Read more to discover additional implications of discrimination toward transgender employees in the workplace.

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