Adverse childhood experiences and mental health: Comparing the link in rural and urban men who have sex with men.

  title={Adverse childhood experiences and mental health: Comparing the link in rural and urban men who have sex with men.},
  author={Zachary Giano and Randolph D. Hubach},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},

Outness amplifies the negative effect of gay related rejection in rural, but not urban sexual minority men

ABSTRACT Sexual minority men have consistently shown to be at-risk for adverse mental health outcomes due to minority stress, yet studies show some men successfully navigate these barriers. What is

A community-based study of clients’ lived experiences of going through the rural HIV care continuum

This community-based study explored the lived experiences of being in and going through the rural HIV care continuum among 15 gay and bisexual men with HIV who live in a rural area of a Midwestern state to address social determinants of health, promote chronic and mental health, and reduce interpersonal stigma.

The Association Between Child Maltreatment and Loneliness Across the Lifespan: A Systematic Review and Multilevel Meta-Analysis.

While there is evidence that child maltreatment is positively associated with loneliness, the strength of this association is not yet clear. It is also unclear whether the magnitude and statistical



A comparative analysis of rural and urban MSM depressive symptomology: the mediating effects of loneliness

ABSTRACT Given the dearth of research exploring mental health differences between rural and urban men who have sex with men (MSM), we sought to examine differences in depressive symptomology and

Psychosocial differences between urban and rural people living with HIV/AIDS.

Compared with their urban counterparts, rural people with HIV reported a significantly lower satisfaction with life, lower perceptions of social support from family members and friends, reduced access to medical and mental health care, elevated levels of loneliness, more community stigma, heightened personal fear that their HIV serostatus would be learned by others, and more maladaptive coping strategies.

Rural-urban differences in mental health, resilience, stigma, and social support among young Australian gay men.

  • A. LyonsW. HoskingT. Rozbroj
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association
  • 2015
Young rural Australian gay men appear to be at a considerable disadvantage with regard to mental health and well-being compared with their urban counterparts, and they may need particular attention in mental health prevention and treatment programs.

Adverse Childhood Experiences Related to Poor Adult Health Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals.

After adjustment for cumulative exposure to ACEs, sexual orientation was no longer associated with poor physical health, current smoking, and binge drinking, and associations with poor mental health, activity limitation, HIV risk behaviors, current asthma, depression, and disability remained, but were attenuated.

Childhood abuse and mental health indicators among ethnically diverse lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults.

Race/ethnicity may be an important factor when examining childhood abuse and mental health correlates among LGB populations, and was the strongest predictor of psychopathology symptoms for all participants.

Social Milieu and Mediators of Loneliness Among Gay and Bisexual Men in Rural Indiana

Extant research on quality of life in gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) primarily capture the social milieu and psychosocial outcomes of those living in urban rather than rural

Typologies of Social Support and Associations with Mental Health Outcomes Among LGBT Youth.

The combinations of sources of support LGBT youth receive are related to their mental health, and higher SES youth are more likely to receive support from family, peers, and significant others.

Adverse childhood experiences and geriatric depression: results from the 2010 BRFSS.

  • M. EgeE. MessiasP. ThapaL. Krain
  • Psychology
    The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
  • 2015