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Suicide and suicide risk in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations: Review and recommendations

Haas, AP and Eliason, M and Mays, VM and Mathy, RM and Cochran, SD and D'Augelli, AR and Silverman, MM and Fisher, PW and Hughes, T and Rosario, M and Russell, ST and Malley, E and Reed, J and Litts, DA and Haller, E and Sell, RL and Remafedi, G and Bradford, J and Beautrais, AL and Brown, GK and Diamond, GM and Friedman, MS and Garofalo, R and Turner, MS and Hollibaugh, A and Clayton, PJ (2011) Suicide and suicide risk in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations: Review and recommendations. Journal of Homosexuality, 58 (1). 10 - 51. ISSN 0091-8369

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Abstract

Despite strong indications of elevated risk of suicidal behavior in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, limited attention has been given to research, interventions or suicide prevention programs targeting these populations. This article is a culmination of a three-year effort by an expert panel to address the need for better understanding of suicidal behavior and suicide risk in sexual minority populations, and stimulate the development of needed prevention strategies, interventions and policy changes. This article summarizes existing research findings, and makes recommendations for addressing knowledge gaps and applying current knowledge to relevant areas of suicide prevention practice. © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Haas, AP
Eliason, M
Mays, VM
Mathy, RM
Cochran, SD
D'Augelli, AR
Silverman, MM
Fisher, PW
Hughes, T
Rosario, M
Russell, ST
Malley, E
Reed, J
Litts, DA
Haller, E
Sell, RL
Remafedi, G
Bradford, J
Beautrais, AL
Brown, GK
Diamond, GM
Friedman, MSmsf11@pitt.eduMSF11
Garofalo, R
Turner, MS
Hollibaugh, A
Clayton, PJ
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Center for LGBT Health Research
Date: 1 January 2011
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Homosexuality
Volume: 58
Number: 1
Page Range: 10 - 51
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1080/00918369.2011.534038
Schools and Programs: Graduate School of Public Health > Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0091-8369
Article Type: Review
MeSH Headings: Bisexuality--psychology; Female; Homosexuality--psychology; Humans; Male; Mental Disorders--psychology; Prejudice; Research; Risk Factors; Suicidal Ideation; Suicide--prevention & control; Suicide--statistics & numerical data; Suicide, Attempted--prevention & control; Suicide, Attempted--statistics & numerical data; Transsexualism--psychology
Other ID: NLM NIHMS312131, NLM PMC3662085
PubMed Central ID: PMC3662085
PubMed ID: 21213174
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2013 21:24
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2019 20:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/18906

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