While the association between general discrimination and overall health in LGBT populations has been examined, this pilot study is the first to examine discrimination in the health care context and its association to health among LGBT veterans.
Forgot your password? A total of 70 veterans contacted the research team and expressed interest in participating in the study. Related Topic Areas. The Stress scale is sensitive to levels of chronic nonspecific arousal. Interdisciplinary transgender veteran care: Training for Veterans Healthcare Administration providers.
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Clinician-delivered intervention during routine clinical care reduces unprotected sexual behavior among HIV-infected patients. Open in a separate window. High rates of discrimination within health care were noted, but could be due to inclusion criteria or experiences in health care before inclusive policies being in place.
To alleviate the concerns from the gay and lesbian veterans Anxiety scale assesses autonomic arousal, skeletal muscle effects, situational anxiety, and subjective experience of anxious affect. We hypothesized that provider communication would moderate the association between discrimination experiences in health care on health behaviors, mental health symptoms, and identity disclosure.
The high frequencies of reported discrimination in health care is problematic and warrants further research and intervention.
Transgender Military Service in the United States. LGBT Health. AIDS Behav. While the association between general discrimination and overall health in LGBT populations has been examined, this pilot study is the first to examine discrimination in the health care context and its association to health among LGBT veterans.
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