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Prejudice, social stress, and mental health in lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations: conceptual issues and research evidence.
  • I. Meyer
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 1 September 2003
In this article the author reviews research evidence on the prevalence of mental disorders in lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals (LGBs) and shows, using meta-analyses, that LGBs have a higherExpand
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Prejudice, Social Stress, and Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations: Conceptual Issues and Research Evidence
In this article the author reviews research evidence on the prevalence of mental disorders in lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals (LGBs) and shows, using meta-analyses, that LGBs have a higherExpand
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Minority stress and mental health in gay men.
  • I. Meyer
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of health and social behavior
  • 1 March 1995
This study describes stress as derived from minority status and explores its effect on psychological distress in gay men. The concept of minority stress is based on the premise that gay people in aExpand
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Resilience in the Study of Minority Stress and Health of Sexual and Gender Minorities
Research in various populations has shown that, starting early in childhood, individuals often demonstrate resilience in the face of stress and adversity. Against the experience of minority stress,Expand
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Prejudice as stress: conceptual and measurement problems.
  • I. Meyer
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • American journal of public health
  • 1 February 2003
In the field of social sciences, there has been a renewed interest in studying prejudice and discrimination as stressors and assessing their impact on various health outcomes. This raises a need forExpand
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health: Findings and Concerns
Laura Dean, MEd,1 Ilan H. Meyer, PhD,1 Kevin Robinson, MHA, MSW,1 Randall L. Sell, ScD,1 Robert Sember, PhD,1 Vincent M.B. Silenzio, MPH, MD,1 Deborah J. Bowen, PhD,2 Judith Bradford, PhD,2 EstherExpand
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Prejudice and Discrimination as Social Stressors
Lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals (LGBs) vary in sociodemographic characteristics such as cultural, ethnic or racial identity, age, education, income, and place of residence as well as in the degreeExpand
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Internalized Homophobia and Relationship Quality among Lesbians, Gay Men, and Bisexuals.
We examined the associations between internalized homophobia, outness, community connectedness, depressive symptoms, and relationship quality among a diverse community sample of 396 lesbian, gay, andExpand
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The trouble with "MSM" and "WSW": erasure of the sexual-minority person in public health discourse.
Men who have sex with men (MSM) and women who have sex with women (WSW) are purportedly neutral terms commonly used in public health discourse. However, they are problematic because they obscureExpand
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