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

@article{Balsam2010ChildhoodAA,
  title={Childhood abuse and mental health indicators among ethnically diverse lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults.},
  author={Kimberly F. Balsam and Keren Lehavot and Blair Beadnell and Elizabeth Circo},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={459-68}
}
OBJECTIVE Prior research has established that lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) people experience higher rates of childhood abuse than heterosexuals. However, there has been little research on the mental health impact of these experiences or how race/ethnicity might influence prevalence and mental health impact of childhood abuse in this population. The study's objective was to examine the relationships between race/ethnicity, childhood abuse, and mental health indicators in a national sample of… CONTINUE READING
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