Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity (Mar 28, 2019). DOI:10.1037/sgd0000335
Sexual minorities (e.g., lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals) are at higher risk for depression than heterosexual individuals. Lack of openness about one’s sexual orientation is a suggested source of these disparities, but it has been linked to both positive and negative mental health. Few population-based studies have explored the association between openness and depression, and potential mediators and moderators of this association, including social support and sexual orientation-based victimization.. To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details.