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Key Publications on Community and Mental Health among LGBTQ persons
Kidd, S.A., Veltman, A., Gately, C., Chan, K.J., & Cohen, J.N. (2011). Lesbian, gay, and transgender persons with severe mental illness: Negotiating wellness in the context of multiple sources of stigma. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 14, 13-39.
Meyer, I.H. (2003). Prejudice, Social Stress, and Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations: Conceptual Issues and Research Evidence. Psychological Bulletin, I29(5), 674-697.
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"...LGB individuals are exposed to excess stress due to their minority position and that this stress causes an excess in mental disorders..."
"Trans people experience barriers to receiving health care including avoidance of health care, refusal of care, difficulties getting referrals, lack of provider information on trans issues, and uncomfortable or problematic interpersonal interactions."