Minority stress, social support, and the mental health of lesbian, gay, and bisexual Australians during the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey

  title={Minority stress, social support, and the mental health of lesbian, gay, and bisexual Australians during the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey},
  author={Stefano Verrelli and Fiona A. White and Lauren J Harvey and Michael R. Pulciani},
  journal={Australian Psychologist},
  pages={336 - 346}
Objective The current study examined the relationship between minority stress, social support, and the mental health of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) Australians during the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey. Method A sample of 1,305 Australian LGB adults completed an online survey that measured their frequency of exposure to negative and positive media messages about same‐sex marriage, perceived personal support, and psychological distress during the postal survey. Results More frequent… 

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