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Published by Lesbian Information Service in Todmorden .
Written in English


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StatementLesbian Information Service.
ContributionsLesbian Information Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination[ii],41p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17502296M


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Lesbian women face unique mental health issues — in addition to the ones all members of the LGBT community Lesbians — because they exist in a marginalized section of an already marginalized community. Exploring the effects of discrimination and prejudice only scratches the surface of their mental health challenges.

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Sexual Conversion Therapy: Ethical, Clinical, and Research Perspectives works to counterbalance the clinical and ethical omissions. Introduction. The LGBT health movement in the United States can be defined in terms of LGBT people providing for themselves a safe space for accessing healthcare services [1–6].LGBT health services, or health services offered through LGBT community organizations, have been available since at least the s [].Available explanations for the origins of LGBT health services, such as the Cited by: David Longmire is a New York State licensed mental health counselor and psychoanalyst specializing in therapy for the LGBTQ community, couple’s counseling, therapy for artists and creatives, life purpose coaching, and therapy for trauma healing and resolution.

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The Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by is the official journal for the Association of Gay and Lesbian editors-in-chief are Philip Bialer and Chris Mcintosh. Former editors include Mary E. Barber (Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons), Alan Schwartz (William Alanson White Institute), and Jack line: Psychiatry.