Co-edited by Dr. Mustanski with articles by IMPACT faculty, the issue reports on the largest population-based project on LGBT youth health.
Dr. Chivers says that around 12 or 13 years of age, youth may begin to feel attracted to the same sex and should then explore their sexuality.
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Dr. Chivers says that it is not possible for people to change their sexual orientation, but what can and should be changed is society’s response to people’s sexual orientation.
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A longitudinal study of predictors of suicide attempts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth
Study describes proximal and distal determinants of suicide attempts among LGBT youth and highlights need for prevention programs.
Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths
LGBT youths found to have higher prevalence of mental disorders than youths in national samples, but similar to other urban minority youths.
New school study is one of the first to link school policies at the state level to state-wide LGB mental health.
Ethical and regulatory issues with conducting sexuality research with LGBT adolescents: A call to action for a scientifically informed approach
Provides empirical data on regulatory issues for research with LGBT adolescents, to move the IRB process towards being evidence-based.