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Health Care Disparities Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth: A Literature Review
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Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. For this study, the committee conducted an extensive review of the literature using Medline, PsycInfo, and the Social Science Citation Index. The committee did not limit itself to those documents identified through this search, but included other references as well. These searches initially yielded more than 6, citations. Given that not all of the relevant literature was published in national peer-reviewed journals, the committee developed an approach to use of the literature that is described in Chapter 1. At a time when lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals--often referred to under the umbrella acronym LGBT--are becoming more visible in society and more socially acknowledged, clinicians and researchers are faced with incomplete information about their health status.
Gay Literature Is Out of the Closet. So Why Is Deception a Big Theme?
Today, young people select their role models based on their individual interests. For example, professional athletes, musicians, artists, or actors may influence today's youth. In young adult literature, heterosexual teens have a multitude of examples of how to live life successfully. Homosexual teens do not.
Qualitative research systematically examines the expressed thoughts and feelings of the research participants, and through reflective analysis of the themes and links discussed, can provide rich and nuanced understanding. A synthesis of the included studies identified five core themes: 1 Isolation, rejection, phobia, need for support; 2 Marginalization; 3 Depression, self-harm and suicidality; 4 Policy and environment; and 5 Connectedness. Young people experience many challenges in adolescence.