The prevalence of psychological well being disparities is greater amongst bisexual and different multi-gender attracted (e.g., pansexual, queer; collectively “bi+”) people in comparison with monosexual (e.g., heterosexual, lesbian, homosexual) people. In the US, the prevalence of temper/anxiousness issues is greater amongst bi+ girls in comparison with heterosexual and lesbian girls. Whereas bi+ males are at elevated threat for temper/anxiousness issues in comparison with heterosexual males, the sample is totally different for bi+ versus homosexual males. Bi+ people additionally report greater suicidality in comparison with heterosexual and lesbian/homosexual individuals. Regardless of this threat for detrimental psychological well being outcomes, there are few psychological well being interventions which might be designed particularly for the bi+ inhabitants.
On this webinar, the researchers will share info on this rising space of analysis by presenting findings on figuring out modifiable targets and mechanisms of motion on the particular person, household, and methods ranges to enhance psychological well being companies and inform the event and testing of theory-based interventions that handle psychological well being disparities in bi+ populations.
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The Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity Webinar Series is designed for investigators conducting or interested in conducting research on mental health disparities, women’s mental health, minority mental health, and rural mental health.
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