Rural gay men in northern New England: life experiences and coping styles.

  title={Rural gay men in northern New England: life experiences and coping styles.},
  author={P. Cody and P. Welch},
  journal={Journal of homosexuality},
  volume={33 1},
  • P. Cody, P. Welch
  • Published 1997
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of homosexuality
  • This study describes thematically the life experiences of 20 gay men in the rural setting of northern New England and examines what coping skills they have evolved. A qualitative study was undertaken, so that the researchers could learn of rural gay men in their own words, particularly in terms of how they understood their life experiences. This material was analyzed and 9 common themes were discovered. In descending order of frequency of occurrence in subjects' narratives, the themes are… CONTINUE READING
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