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Sexual and gender minority health: What we know and what needs to be done

Mayer, KH and Bradford, JB and Makadon, HJ and Stall, R and Goldhammer, H and Landers, S (2008) Sexual and gender minority health: What we know and what needs to be done. American Journal of Public Health, 98 (6). 989 - 995. ISSN 0090-0036

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Abstract

We describe the emergence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health as a key area of study and practice for clinicians and public health professionals. We discuss the specific needs of LGBT populations on the basis of the most recent epidemiological and clinical investigations, methods for defining and measuring LGBT populations, and the barriers they face in obtaining appropriate care and services. We then discuss how clinicians and public health professionals can improve research methods, clinical outcomes, and service delivery for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Mayer, KH
Bradford, JB
Makadon, HJ
Stall, Rrstall@pitt.eduRSTALL
Goldhammer, H
Landers, S
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, Offices, or Units > Center for LGBT Health Research
Date: 1 June 2008
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: American Journal of Public Health
Volume: 98
Number: 6
Page Range: 989 - 995
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.2105/ajph.2007.127811
Schools and Programs: Graduate School of Public Health > Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0090-0036
Article Type: Review
MeSH Headings: Delivery of Health Care--standards; Health Services Accessibility; Health Services Needs and Demand; Humans; Minority Groups--statistics & numerical data; Sexuality; United States
Other ID: NLM PMC2377288
PubMed Central ID: PMC2377288
PubMed ID: 18445789
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 19:41
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2019 14:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/19018

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