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  • Influence
The psychological implications of concealing a stigma: a cognitive-affective-behavioral model.
  • J. Pachankis
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 1 March 2007
Many assume that individuals with a hidden stigma escape the difficulties faced by individuals with a visible stigma. However, recent research has shown that individuals with a concealable stigmaExpand
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Transgender stigma and health: A critical review of stigma determinants, mechanisms, and interventions.
RATIONALE Transgender people in the United States experience widespread prejudice, discrimination, violence, and other forms of stigma. OBJECTIVE This critical review aims to integrate theExpand
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Clinical Issues in Working With Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients.
This article discusses some of the key clinical issues for therapists to consider when working with lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) clients. After a discussion of the biases that can influenceExpand
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Extension of the rejection sensitivity construct to the interpersonal functioning of gay men.
On the basis of recent evidence suggesting that gay men are particularly likely to fear interpersonal rejection, the authors set out to extend the rejection sensitivity construct to the mental healthExpand
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Social anxiety in young gay men.
Based on the assumption that sexual minority individuals are particularly sensitive to the possible rejection of others, the present study examined the occurrence and correlates of social anxietyExpand
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Stigma and Minority Stress as Social Determinants of Health Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth: Research Evidence and Clinical Implications.
In this article, we review theory and evidence on stigma and minority stress as social/structural determinants of health among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. We discussExpand
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LGB-affirmative cognitive-behavioral therapy for young adult gay and bisexual men: A randomized controlled trial of a transdiagnostic minority stress approach.
OBJECTIVES We tested the preliminary efficacy of a transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral treatment adapted to improve depression, anxiety, and co-occurring health risks (i.e., alcohol use, sexualExpand
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Expressive writing for gay-related stress: psychosocial benefits and mechanisms underlying improvement.
OBJECTIVE This study tested the effectiveness of an expressive writing intervention for gay men on outcomes related to psychosocial functioning. METHOD Seventy-seven gay male college students (meanExpand
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Hidden from health: structural stigma, sexual orientation concealment, and HIV across 38 countries in the European MSM Internet Survey
Objective:Substantial country-level variation exists in prejudiced attitudes towards male homosexuality and in the extent to which countries promote the unequal treatment of MSM throughExpand
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Discriminatory experiences associated with posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among transgender adults.
Discrimination has been shown to disproportionately burden transgender people; however, there has been a lack of clinical attention to the mental health sequelae of discrimination, includingExpand
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