The LGBT Health & Development Program

Tag: mental health


It doesn’t ‘get better’ for some LGBT Youth

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9th February

New IMPACT study shows a risk of lasting mental health problems for severely victimized LGBT youths.



A Longitudinal Study of Interpersonal Relationships Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents and Young Adults: Mediational Pathways from Attachment to Romantic Relationship Quality

11th January

Describes relationship among mental health, attachment to parents/peers, and relationships during adolescence and young adulthood.



Research Blog—Treating Suicidality in LGB Youth: The Importance of Family Support

10th September

Can family-focused treatment reduce suicidality in LGB youth? For some teens, yes.



Families Blog – How to Support a Loved One Who is Suffering from an Eating Disorder

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25th June

Have a loved one struggling with an eating disorder but don’t know how to help? Here are tips to start the conversation and be supportive.



Research Blog – Study Shows It Gets Better for Many LGBTQ Youth

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12th June

Research finds LGBTQ mental health improves from late adolescence to early adulthood because of decreases in victimization.



Youth Blog – You Are Not Alone: Eating Disorders and LGBTQ Youth

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10th March

Eating disorders can affect people from every race, income level, gender identity, and sexual orientation.



Effect of Housing Relocation and Neighborhood Environment on Adolescent Mental and Behavioral Health

12th February

Adolescents’ mental and behavioral health does not seem to be positively associated with the relocation to neighborhoods of lower poverty.



Does It Get Better? A Longitudinal Analysis of Psychological Distress and Victimization in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth

3rd February

Psychological distress might get better with less victimization, and early experiences of stress impact the mental health of LGBTQ youth.



Research Blog—Dating Violence in LGBT Youth: It’s Not Just a “Straight” Problem

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22nd October

Violence between romantic partners – this includes LGBT youth – is alarmingly common and linked to a range of health problems.



Research Blog—Mental Health Challenges Among Young Urban Sexual Minority Men

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15th October

Findings from the first study to assess mental disorders using diagnostic interviews with a large sample of male sexual minority youth






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