The relationship between experiences of discrimination and mental health among lesbians and gay men: An examination of internalized homonegativity and rejection sensitivity as potential mechanisms.

@article{Feinstein2012TheRB,
  title={The relationship between experiences of discrimination and mental health among lesbians and gay men: An examination of internalized homonegativity and rejection sensitivity as potential mechanisms.},
  author={Brian A Feinstein and M. Goldfried and J. Davila},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={
          917-27
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The current study used path analysis to examine potential mechanisms through which experiences of discrimination influence depressive and social anxiety symptoms. METHOD The sample included 218 lesbians and 249 gay men (total N = 467) who participated in an online survey about minority stress and mental health. The proposed model included 2 potential mediators-internalized homonegativity and rejection sensitivity-as well as a culturally relevant antecedent to experiences of… Expand
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