Homosexuality: mental health and quality of life in a Brazilian socio-cultural context.

@article{Ghorayeb2011HomosexualityMH,
  title={Homosexuality: mental health and quality of life in a Brazilian socio-cultural context.},
  author={Daniela Barbetta Ghorayeb and Paulo Dalgalarrondo},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={496-500}
}
BACKGROUND The following study has focused on the production of empirical knowledge regarding homosexuality in the Brazilian social-cultural context. Little is known about this population in Brazil or in others in Latin America. AIMS Investigation and comparison of prevalence of mental disorder, search for mental health services and quality of life between a group of homosexual individuals and a heterosexual control group. METHODS A cross-sectional study, using 'snowball' sampling was… CONTINUE READING