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Unequal opportunity : health disparities affecting gay and bisexual men in the United States

Author: Richard J Wolitski; Ron Stall; Ronald O Valdiserri
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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This book reviews evidence of health disparities among gay and bisexual men, identifying individual and community factors that have contributed to these disparities, and suggests strategies for  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Wolitski; Ron Stall; Ronald O Valdiserri
ISBN: 9780195301533 0195301536
OCLC Number: 123692693
Description: x, 403 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Controbutors --
pt. 1. Introduction --
1. Health disparities affecting gay and bisexual men in the United States : an introduction / Richard J. Wolitski, Ronald O. Valdiserri, and Ron Stall --
pt. 2. Evidence of health disparities affecting gay and bisexual men --
2. Sexual orientation and violent victimization : hate crimes and intimate partner violence among gay and bisexual males in the United States / Gregory M. Herek and Charles Sims --
3. Childhood sexual abuse experienced by gay and bisexual men : understanding the disparities and interventions to help eliminate them / David W. Purcell, Jocelyn D. Patterson, and Pilgrim S. Spikes, Jr. --
4. Prevalence of primary mental health morbidity and suicide symptoms among gay and bisexual men / Susan D. Cochran and Vickie M. Mays --
5. Alcohol, tobacco and drug use among gay and bisexual men / David G. Ostrow and Ron Stall --
6. Sexually transmitted infections among gay and bisexual men / Ronald O. Valdiserri --
7. Hepatitis A, B, and C virus infections among men who have sex with men in the United States : transmission, epidemiology, and intervention / Scott D. Rhodes and Leland J. Yee --
8. HIV infection among gay and bisexual men / Patrick S. Sullivan and Richard J. Wolitski. pt. 3. Cross-cutting issues --
9. Interacting epidemics and gay men's health : a theory of syndemic production among urban gay men / Ron Stall, Mark Friedman, and Joe Catania --
10. Health disparities for homosexual youth : the children left behind / Gary Remadfedi --
11. The unique experiences of older gay and bisexual men : associations with health and well-being / Arnold H. Grossman --
12. Social discrimination and health outcomes in African-American, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander gay men / Rafael Díaz, John L. Peterson, and Kyung-Hee Choi --
13. Access to optimal care among gay and bisexual men : identifying barriers and promoting culturally competent care / Rajeev Ramchand and Claude Earl Fox --
14. Moving the field forward : a strategic framework to develop health research among MSM communities / Ron Stall, Ronald O. Valdiserri, and Richard J. Wolitski --
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Responsibility: edited by Richard J. Wolitski, Ron Stall, Ronald O. Valdiserri.
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