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A meta-analysis of disparities in childhood sexual abuse, parental physical abuse, and peer victimization among sexual minority and sexual nonminority individuals.
- Mark S Friedman, Michael P Marshal, R. Stall
- PsychologyAmerican Journal of Public Health
- 20 October 2011
TheHigher rates of abuse experienced by sexual minority youths may be one of the driving mechanisms underlying higher rates of mental health problems, substance use, risky sexual behavior, and HIV reported bySexual minority adults.
RESEARCH ON ADOLESCENT SEXUAL ORIENTATION: DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH DISPARITIES, STIGMA AND RESILIENCE.
- E. Saewyc
- PsychologyJournal of Research on Adolescence
- 15 February 2011
The body of research from the past decade on adolescent sexual orientation, focused on issues of measurement, developmental trajectories, evidence related to health disparities, and the risks and protective factors that help explain the health and developmental challenges some lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents experience, is reviewed.
Being Safe, Being Me: Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey
Being safe, being me es el informe de resultados de la “Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey”, una encuesta canadiense realizada online, llevada a cabo por personal investigador de varias universidades…
Measuring sexual orientation in adolescent health surveys: evaluation of eight school-based surveys.
Depression and suicide ideation among students accessing campus health care.
- S. Mackenzie, Jennifer R Wiegel, M. Fleming
- Psychology, MedicineAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry
The frequency of depression was similar for men and women and thought of suicide was higher for men than women, and "Days of exercise per week" was inversely associated with screening positive for depression.
Sexual orientation, sexual abuse, and HIV-risk behaviors among adolescents in the Pacific Northwest.
- E. Saewyc, C. Skay, Kimberly Richens, Elizabeth Reis, Colleen Poon, Aileen Murphy
- PsychologyAmerican journal of public health
- 1 June 2006
Sexual minority adolescents who attended school reported higher HIV risk behaviors, and higher prevalence of sexual victimization may partially explain these risks.
Hazards of stigma: the sexual and physical abuse of gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents in the United States and Canada.
This study compared self-reported experiences of sexual and physical abuse based on sexual orientation and gender in seven population-based surveys of youth to compare bisexual to heterosexual, mostly heterosexual, and gay and lesbian students.
School-Based Strategies to Reduce Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Attempts, and Discrimination among Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Adolescents in Western Canada.
- E. Saewyc, C. Konishi, Hilary A. Rose, Yuko Homma
- PsychologyInternational Journal of Child, Youth & Family…
- 20 January 2014
Given consistently higher documented risk for suicidal ideation and attempts among LGB and mostly heterosexual adolescents, prevention efforts should be a priority, and school-level interventions, such as GSAs, may be an effective approach to reducing this risk, while also offering prevention benefits for heterosexual boys.
Out yonder: sexual-minority adolescents in rural communities in British Columbia.
Compared sexual-minority adolescents living in rural communities with their peers in urban areas in British Columbia, exploring differences in emotional health, victimization experiences, sexual behaviors, and substance use, rural status was associated with a lower risk of dating violence and higher risk of early sexual debut.
Stigma management? The links between enacted stigma and teen pregnancy trends among gay, lesbian, and bisexual students in British Columbia.
Using the province-wide cluster-stratified British Columbia Adolescent Health Surveys from 1992, 1998, and 2003, this paper explores the trends in pregnancy involvement, related sexual behaviours, and exposure to forms of enacted stigma that may help explain this particular health disparity for gay, lesbian and bisexual youth in Canada.