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Findings were similar in men and women but LB women were at particular risk of substance dependence, while lifetime risk of suicide attempts was especially high in GB men. To assess evidence for the minority stress hypothesis from between-groups studies, I examined data on prevalences of mental disorders in LGB versus heterosexual populations.
Abstract In this article the author reviews research evidence on the prevalence of mental disorders in lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals LGBs and shows, using meta-analyses, that LGBs have a higher prevalence of mental disorders than heterosexuals. Research has suggested that LGB youth are even more likely than gay men and lesbians frequently reported higher psychological stress and to be victimized by antigay prejudice events, and the psychological consequences of their victimization may be more severe.
Lifetime prevalence, chronicity and recurrence. The studies are few, methodologies and measurements are inconsistent, and trends in the findings are not always easy to interpret.
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The impact of victimization on the mental health and suicidality of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth. Annual Review of Psychology. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. At present, it is unclear whether the somewhat elevated general risk is definitively associated with specific disorders.
Internalized homophobia and psychosexual adjustment among gay men. Current health insurance status was assessed by several questions asking respondents if they had private or government-sponsored health coverage from various sources.