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Psychosocial health problems increase risk for HIV among urban young men who have sex with men: Preliminary evidence of a syndemic in need of attention
Background: Young men who have sex with men (YMSM) experience disparities in HIV rates and potentially in mental health, substance abuse, and exposure to violence.Purpose: We assessed the extent toExpand
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Internalized homophobia and internalizing mental health problems: a meta-analytic review.
Research on internalized homophobia (IH) has linked it to both mental and physical health outcomes. Extant research indicates that IH and mental health are related in a variety of different subgroupsExpand
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Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths.
OBJECTIVES We examined associations of race/ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation with mental disorders among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youths. METHODS We assessed mentalExpand
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Exploring the Diversity of Gender and Sexual Orientation Identities in an Online Sample of Transgender Individuals
Although the term transgender is increasingly used to refer to those whose gender identity or expression diverges from culturally defined categories of sex and gender, less is known about theExpand
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A Longitudinal Study of Predictors of Suicide Attempts Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth
This short-term prospective study examined general and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)-specific risk and protective factors for suicide attempts in an ethnically diverse sample of LGBTExpand
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Suicidal ideation and self-harm in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.
BACKGROUND Suicide is the third-leading cause of death among adolescents and nonsuicidal self-harm occurs in 13%-45% of individuals within this age group, making these phenomena major public healthExpand
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Ethical and Regulatory Issues with Conducting Sexuality Research with LGBT Adolescents: A Call to Action for a Scientifically Informed Approach
  • B. Mustanski
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of sexual behavior
  • 29 April 2011
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) adolescents experience disparities in mental and sexual health. There is also a lack of research on this population relative to other adolescents, whichExpand
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Getting wired: Exploiting the internet for the collection of valid sexuality data
This paper explores the use of the Internet as a data collection method for sexuality research. Benefits, such as larger, more representative samples, and risks to validity, such as lying andExpand
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The influence of state and trait affect on HIV risk behaviors: a daily diary study of MSM.
  • B. Mustanski
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Health psychology : official journal of the…
  • 1 September 2007
OBJECTIVE To characterize the influence of state and trait affect on HIV risk behaviors. DESIGN Men who have sex with men (N = 155) completed reports of trait affect and daily reports of affect andExpand
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HIV in Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Review of Epidemiology, Risk and Protective Factors, and Interventions
Epidemiological studies have found that young men who have sex with men (YMSM) represent the majority of young people infected with HIV annually in the United States. Further, they are one of the fewExpand
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