Suicidality, clinical depression, and anxiety disorders are highly prevalent in men who have sex with men in Mumbai, India: findings from a community-recruited sample.

@article{Sivasubramanian2011SuicidalityCD,
  title={Suicidality, clinical depression, and anxiety disorders are highly prevalent in men who have sex with men in Mumbai, India: findings from a community-recruited sample.},
  author={Murugesan Sivasubramanian and Matthew J Mimiaga and Kenneth H. Mayer and Vivek Raj Anand and Carey V. Johnson and Priti Prabhugate and Steven A. Safren},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={450-62}
}
In India men who have sex with men (MSM) are a stigmatized and hidden population, vulnerable to a variety of psychosocial and societal stressors. This population is also much more likely to be HIV-infected compared to the general population. However, little research exists about how psychosocial and societal stressors result in mental health problems. A confidential, quantitative mental-health interview was conducted among 150 MSM in Mumbai, India at The Humsafar Trust, the largest non… CONTINUE READING
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