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Older LGBT Adult Training Panels: An Opportunity to Educate About Issues Faced by the Older LGBT Community.
Rogers A, Rebbe R, Gardella C, Worlein M, Chamberlin M
a Social Work Program, University of Portland , Portland , Oregon , USA.
Published 2 August 2013 in J Gerontol Soc Work.
Articles on Lesbianism published 1 August 2013:
Resilience in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals. Pers Soc Psychol Rev.
Articles on Lesbianism published 31 July 2013:
Childhood Sexual Abuse, Alcohol Use, and PTSD Symptoms as Predictors of Adult Sexual Assault Among Lesbians and Gay Men. J Interpers Violence, 28(12): 2505-20.
Prior research has indicated that childhood sexual abuse (CSA), alcohol use, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are important risk factors for adult sexual assault (ASA). A notable limitation of this prior work, however, is that it has almost exclusively focused on heterosexual women. The present study sought to remedy this by examining the extent to which CSA, alcohol use, and PTSD symptoms related to ASA among lesbians (n = 122) and gay men (n = 117). Using structural equation ... [Abstract] [Full-text]
Articles on Lesbianism published 25 July 2013:
Sexuality and suicidality: matched-pairs analyses reveal unique characteristics in non-heterosexual suicidal behaviors. Arch Sex Behav, 42(5): 729-37.
The present findings offer new perspectives on differences between suicide-risk heterosexuals and non-heterosexuals (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning: LGBQ). Results from an anonymous online survey, employing standardized scales, showed that LGBQ participants reported significantly greater suicide-risk than heterosexuals. Seventy-nine matched pairs of suicide-risk LGBQ and heterosexuals were examined by individual suicide risk factors. Results showed no significant differences on ... [Abstract] [Full-text]
Articles on Lesbianism published 23 July 2013:
Development and initial validation of the Sexual Orientation Beliefs Scale (SOBS). J Couns Psychol, 60(3): 407-20.
The purpose of these studies was to develop and validate a measure of beliefs about sexual orientation (SO) that incorporates essentialist, social constructionist, and constructivist themes. The Sexual Orientation Beliefs Scale (SOBS) is offered as a multidimensional instrument with which to assess a broad range of beliefs about SO, which evidence suggests are highly correlated with positive and negative attitudes about sexual minorities. An initial exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was ... [Abstract] [Full-text]
Articles on Lesbianism published 22 July 2013:
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