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Health care for lesbians and gay men

confronting homophobia and heterosexism

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gays -- Medical care.,
  • Gays -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Heterosexism.,
  • Homophobia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementK. Jean Peterson, editor.
    ContributionsPeterson, K. Jean.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA564.9.H65 H43 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 121 p. ;
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL985333M
    ISBN 10156024772X, 1560230797
    LC Control Number96023147

      Health Care Providers’ Implicit and Explicit Attitudes Toward Lesbian Women and Gay Men Affiliation Janice A. Sabin PhD, MSW, Rachel G. Riskind PhD, and Brian A. Nosek PhD Janice A. Sabin is with Department of Biomedical Informatics and Cited by: GLMA is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments. To achieve this mission, GLMA utilizes the scientific expertise of its diverse multidisciplinary membership to inform and drive.

    Obesity. Lesbian and bisexual women suffer from higher rates of obesity than heterosexual women. Obesity is linked to other conditions, like heart disease and cancer, which are among the leading causes of death for women.. Regular activity and a healthy diet can lower a person’s chances of obesity, but women should always talk with their health care providers before jumping into an exercise. Health Care for Modern Families: Practical suggestions concerning care for families of gay men and lesbians This article offers a first person perspective concerning how health care providers can better recognize modern families and improve health care for them, especially families founded by gay men and lesbians in U.S. culture.

    The results of several breakthrough studies are offering new insights on gay men, lesbians and bisexuals. Among the key findings: Several studies suggest that gay men, lesbians and bisexuals appear to have higher rates of some mental disorders compared with heterosexuals, although not to the level of a serious pathology.   After Massachusetts legalized same-sex marriage in , mental health visits dropped significantly for gay men across the state. Other states that followed suit saw a 7 percent reduction in.


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Health Care for Lesbians and Gay Men is essential reading for social work and social service practitioners and students working in the health care field, advanced undergraduates and graduate students of social work, professionals and students of nursing and medicine, and others concerned with the quality and equality of health care services.1/5(1).

Health Care for Lesbians and Gay Men educates practitioners about the special needs of gay and lesbian patients and how to look critically at the impact of homophobia and heterosexism on the provision of s: 0. Health Care Disparities and the LGBT Population addresses a people whose lack of health care access, including mistreatment and refusal of services, are often omitted from discussions about health care and insurance reform.

Research suggests that LGBT people experience worse health outcomes than their heterosexual counterparts/5(3). AIDS and the global loss in the gay community; identity development.

A practical guide for health care professionals working with gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals, Gay and Lesbian Mental Health offers suggestions and steps for effective intervention, support, and guidance based on sound research, clinical interviews, and clinical by: “This book addresses the specific preventive, primary care, and specialty areas in caring for the LGBT community.

The audience consists of every primary care and specialty clinician who may care for an LGBT patient the world over. this is a seminal publication, comprehensive and forward thinking/5(3). I recommend this book without reservation to any mental health provider working with lesbian and gay clients, and to scholars seeking a basic reference on the practice of lesbian and gay affirmative psychotherapy."--John C.

Gonsiorek, PhD, ABPP, Past President, American Psychological Association Division 44; Independent Practice, Minneapolis, MNCited by: IMPROVING THE HEALTH CARE OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (LGBT) PEOPLE: Understanding and Eliminating Health Disparities Kevin L Ard MD, MPH1, and Harvey J Makadon2 MD The National LGBT Health Education Center, The Fenway Institute1,2; Brigham and Women’s Hospital1; and Harvard Medical School1,2, Boston, MA.

INTRODUCTIONFile Size: 2MB. The relationship between users and health services is considered essential to strengthen the quality of care. However, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender population suffer from prejudice and discrimination in access and use of these services.

This Cited by: Substance abuse is as serious a public health problem for the lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgendered people (LGBT) as it is for the general U.S. population. Overall, recent data suggest. Gay men have higher rates of dieting and binge eating than heterosexual men.

29 One study found that clinical eating disorders could be diagnosed in 17% of gay men, 14% of heterosexual women, % of lesbians, and % of heterosexual men surveyed. 30 Health care professionals should refer patients with eating disorders to community groups and Cited by: The practice of adoption has changed dramatically over the past half century, with profound implications for children and families.

Perhaps the most remarkable and controversial transformation during this time has been the growing willingness of adoption professionals to place children with sexual-minority individuals and couples. Yet, despite considerable research showing that lesbians and. Nurses provide care for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) patients on regular basis, whether they know it or not.

Education of health care workers routinely has excluded discussion of patient sexuality, rendering LGB patients invisible or stigmatized, and has offered few tools to nurses to provide quality care for their LGB patients with chronic by: Lesbian and gay youth in a straight world: implications for health care workers / Harvey L.

Gochros, Robert Bidwell --Gay men and the health care system / Martin Schwartz --Lesbians and the health care system / K. Jean Peterson, Mary Bricker-Jenkins --Reproductive issues for lesbians / Eileen F.

Levy --Substance abuse and dependency in gay men. Lesbians and bisexual women face three major barriers to receiving quality health care: (1) hesitancy of physicians to inquire about sexual orientation; (2) hesitancy of lesbians and bisexual Cited by: All men face certain health risks.

However, gay men and men who have sex with men have some specific health concerns. Although your individual risks are shaped by many factors beyond your sexual orientation and practices — including family history and age — it's important to understand common health issues for gay men and steps you can take to stay healthy.

Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care; Caring for Lesbian and Gay People: A Clinical Guide Gay men and women are at higher risk of stroke, coronary artery disease, and lung cancer, and are more likely to commit suicide and to be victims of violence.

Although both books mention that many gay men and women have sex with Author: Sabina Dosani. Overview: Lambda Legal, a (c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

Older lesbians and gay men are not eligible for the Social Security survivor benefits when a loved one dies. 39 Although some older lesbians and gay men may be covered under domestic partner benefits for healthcare, they are not eligible to receive retirement benefits or Medicaid spousal impoverishment protection.

Ethical Mandates. Background. Inthe American Psychiatric Association removed the diagnosis of homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), Second Edition, 2, 3 and issued a position statement in support of gay and lesbian civil rights.

4 All major professional mental health organizations have since gone on record to affirm that homosexuality is not a mental by: Burns R, Rofes E. Gay liberation comes home: The development of community centers within our movement. In: Shernoff M, Scott WA, editors. The sourcebook on lesbian/gay health care.

Washington, D.C.: National Lesbian/Gay Health Foundation; pp. 24– Boston Women’s Health Book Collective.

Our bodies, ourselves: A book by and for by:. Children raised in families with stepmothers likely to have less health care, education, and money spent on food than children by biological mothers. Lifestyles of lesbians and gay men are varied.

Because of inequities, many gay and lesbian couples demanding the right to marry. Gay Marriage The Issue.Meeting the Health Care Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: The End to LGBT Invisibility Montana Primary Care Association Webinar Septem Although gay men and lesbians are less likely to be parents than heterosexuals, children of gay.

Source: Sabin J, Riskind R, Nosek B, et al. Health care providers’ implicit and explicit attitudes toward lesbian women and gay men.

American Journal of Public Health. Jaffee K, Shires D, et al. Factors Associated with Health Care Discrimination Experiences among a National Sample of Female-to-Male Transgender : Kristin Magaldi.