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Victimization and suicidality among Dutch lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23153134     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We examined Netherlands Institute for Social Research data, collected between May and August 2009, on 274 Dutch lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths. The data showed that victimization at school was associated with suicidal ideation and actual suicide attempts. Homophobic rejection by parents was also associated with actual suicide attempts. Suicidality in this population could be reduced by supporting coping strategies of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths who are confronted with stigmatization by peers and parents, and by schools actively promoting acceptance of same-sex sexuality.
Diana D van Bergen; Henny M W Bos; Jantine van Lisdonk; Saskia Keuzenkamp; Theo G M Sandfort
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2012-11-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of public health     Volume:  103     ISSN:  1541-0048     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Public Health     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  2013-02-21     Revised Date:  2014-01-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1254074     Medline TA:  Am J Public Health     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bisexuality / statistics & numerical data*
Crime Victims / statistics & numerical data*
Cross-Sectional Studies
Homosexuality, Female / statistics & numerical data*
Homosexuality, Male / statistics & numerical data*
Logistic Models
Peer Group
Suicidal Ideation
Suicide / statistics & numerical data*
Suicide, Attempted / statistics & numerical data
Grant Support
P30 MH043520-24/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; P30-MH43520/MH/NIMH NIH HHS

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