Mental health correlates of perceived discrimination among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States.

@article{Mays2001MentalHC,
  title={Mental health correlates of perceived discrimination among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States.},
  author={Vickie M. Mays and Susan D. Cochran},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2001},
  volume={91 11},
  pages={1869-76}
}
OBJECTIVES Recent studies suggest that lesbians and gay men are at higher risk for stress-sensitive psychiatric disorders than are heterosexual persons. We examined the possible role of perceived discrimination in generating that risk. METHODS The National Survey of Midlife Development in the United States, a nationally representative sample of adults aged 25 to 74 years, surveyed individuals self-identifying as homosexual or bisexual (n = 73) or heterosexual (n = 2844) about their lifetime… CONTINUE READING
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