Mental Health Characteristics of Sexual Minority Veterans

  title={Mental Health Characteristics of Sexual Minority Veterans},
  author={Bryan N. Cochran and Kimberly F. Balsam and Annesa Flentje and Carol A Malte and Tracy L. Simpson},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  pages={419 - 435}
This study examines the mental health characteristics of sexual minority (lesbian, gay, and bisexual, or LGB) veterans, compared these characteristics to those of an existing Veterans Affairs (VA) sample, and examined the relationship between mental health and anxiety around concealment of LGB identity while in the military. Data regarding LGB veterans’ (n = 409) military experiences and current mental health were collected via an online survey; comparison data (n = 15,000) were retrieved from… 

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