Aspects of mental health among older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults

@article{Daugelli2001AspectsOM,
  title={Aspects of mental health among older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults},
  author={A. D'augelli and A. Grossman and S. Hershberger and T. S. O'connell},
  journal={Aging & Mental Health},
  year={2001},
  volume={5},
  pages={149 - 158}
}
Abstract This study examined aspects of mental health among 416 lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults aged 60 to 91 years old, attending social and recreational programs. Mental health indicators were perceived mental health status; self-esteem; internalized homophobia; loneliness; alcohol and drug abuse; and suicidality. Better mental health was correlated with higher self-esteem, less loneliness, and lower internalized homophobia. Compared to women, men reported significantly more internalized… Expand
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