The LGBT Health & Development Program

Tag: mental health


Research Blog – Internalized Homophobia and Mental Health in LGB People

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25th July

We discuss what internalized homophobia is, how it is expressed, and how it is related to mental health in LGB people.



Mental Health and Suicidality among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Sexual Minority Youths

21st July

Youth Risk Behavior Survey showed that suicide risk varied based on sex and on race/ethnicity for sexual minority youth.



Effect of OPRM1 and Stressful Life Events on Symptoms of Major Depression in African American Adolescents

18th July

Study is first to find an interaction between OPRM1 and life stress that is associated with depression in African American adolescents.



Depression and Sexual Dysfunction Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Men Who Have Sex With Men: Mediation by Use of Antidepressants and Recreational Stimulants

18th July

Model of depression as a predictor of subsequent sexual dysfunction, mediated by antidepressants, stimulant use, and smoking among HIV+ MSM



LGB and Questioning Students in Schools: The Moderating Effects of Homophobic Bullying and School Climate on Negative Outcomes

11th June

LGB and questioning students were more likely to report a more hostile middle school climate of bullying, homophobia, and various negative outcomes than peers.



Moderate Levels of Depression Predict Sexual Transmission Risk in HIV-Infected MSM: A Longitudinal Analysis of Data From Six Sites Involved in a “Prevention for Positives” Study

11th June

Assessing and treating depression may decrease the likelihood of sexual risk and help to contain the HIV epidemic among MSM.



A Syndemic of Psychosocial Health Disparities and Associations With Risk for Attempting Suicide Among Young Sexual Minority Men

22nd May

An analysis of syndemic psychosocial health issues among MSM, MSWM and MSW.



Protective School Climates and Reduced Risk for Suicide Ideation in Sexual Minority Youths

22nd May

Study examined effects of supportive school environments on decreasing suicidal ideation in LGBT youth.



Identifying Sexual Orientation Health Disparities in Adolescents: Analysis of Pooled Data From the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2005 and 2007

20th May

An exploration of the methodology behind YRBS pooling and data analysis used to study health disparities in gay youth.



Research Blog – Growing LGB Acceptance among Latinos

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28th March

Hispanics’ support of LGBT concerns is on the rise.






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