Issues in the treatment of lesbian women and gay men with chronic mental illness.

@article{Hellman1996IssuesIT,
  title={Issues in the treatment of lesbian women and gay men with chronic mental illness.},
  author={Ronald E Hellman},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={1996},
  volume={47 10},
  pages={1093-8}
}
A growing theoretical and practical body of knowledge recognizes the common clinical concerns of chronic psychiatric patients who are homosexual and promotes their affirmative inclusion in psychiatric programs for other persons with chronic mental illness. This paper provides a clinical context for understanding essential issues in the inpatient and outpatient treatment of chronic psychiatric patients who are gay men or lesbian women. Such patients are largely an ignored or invisible subgroup… CONTINUE READING

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