Minority stress, substance use, and intimate partner violence among sexual minority women

@inproceedings{Lewis2012MinoritySS,
  title={Minority stress, substance use, and intimate partner violence among sexual minority women},
  author={Robin J Lewis and Robert J. Milletich and Michelle L. Kelley and Alex Woody},
  year={2012}
}
Abstract Compared to the research literature on intimate partner violence (IPV) in heterosexual relationships, our understanding of IPV among sexual minority women (SMW) lags far behind. This paper reviews the literature regarding the prevalence of IPV among SMW and discusses disparities between SMW and heterosexual women. Methodological issues in this area are also discussed. Moreover, we review associations among substance use, sexual minority stress, and IPV in this population. Finally… CONTINUE READING

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