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The Sourcebook on lesbian/gay health care

The Sourcebook on lesbian/gay health care

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Published by National Lesbian/Gay Health Foundation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gays -- Medical care -- United States,
    • Gays -- Mental health services -- United States,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- United States,
    • Gays -- Family relationships,
    • Gays -- Sexual behavior

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Michael Shernoff, William A. Scott.
      ContributionsShernoff, Michael, 1951-, Scott, William A., 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA564.9.H65 S68 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination425 p. ;
      Number of Pages425
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2071156M
      ISBN 100962112801
      LC Control Number88092653
      OCLC/WorldCa18682686

      Background. In , the American Psychiatric Association removed the diagnosis of homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), Second Edition, 2, 3 and issued a position statement in support of gay and lesbian civil rights. 4 All major professional mental health organizations have since gone on record to affirm that homosexuality is not a mental disorder. Published by the American College of Physicians in conjunction with Fenway Health of Boston, The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health is designed to teach medical providers about the unique health care needs of sexual minorities. Fenway Community Health is a community-based research and treatment center with more than 35 years of experience providing .

      The health care needs of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) have received significant attention from policymakers in the last several years. Recent reports from the Institute of Medicine, Healthy People , and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality have all highlighted the need for such long-overdue attention. HEALTH BENEFITS OF MARRIAGE. Better access to health care is known to translate into lower mortality. Wilper et al. reported in that uninsured adults have a 40% higher relative risk of death than do insured adults (after multivariate analysis controlling for demographic, health, and socioeconomic status). 16 In a recent study by Ponce et al. evaluating the effects of unequal access to.

      Mental health counseling and support groups that are sensitive to the needs of gay and bisexual men can be especially useful if you are coming to terms with your sexual orientation or are experiencing depression, anxiety, or other mental health problems. While many gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men may not seek care from a. Health Care Strategies for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults, P. Burbank, G. Burkholder, and P. Fournier Part V: Older Adults with HIV/AIDS Health Issues of Older Adults with HIV/AIDS, C.A. Emlet and K.M. Nokes.


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American College of Physicians (ACP), Editors: Harvey Makadon, MD, Jennifer Potter, MD, Kenneth Mayer, MD and Hilary Goldhammer, MS of the Fenway Institute, Fenway Health This new 2nd edition of The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health reflects clinical and social changes since the publication of the first edition.Health Care for Lesbians and Gay Men starts with special issues confronting adolescents and the special role health care providers can play in supporting the struggles of lesbian and gay adolescents.

It then continues to look at these issues over the life cycle. Three themes emerge as authors try to explain problems and possible solutions for Reviews: 1.Paroski PA., Jr Health care delivery and the concerns of gay and lesbian adolescents.

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