The GLMA Handbook on LGBT Health [2 Volumes] by Jason S. Schneider (Editor); Vincent M. B. Silenzio (Editor); Laura Erickson-Schroth (Editor)This comprehensive review is the first handbook on LGBT physical and mental health created by the world's oldest and largest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health care professionals. Recent years have seen a flood of high quality research related to the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and families. The GLMA Handbook on LGBT Health is the first comprehensive resource to gather that knowledge in one place in the service of vital information needs. Both accurate and easy to understand, the two-volume handbook addresses physical, mental, and emotional health, as well as policy decisions affecting the LGBT community from youth through old age. Volume One is devoted to overall health of the population and preventive care, while Volume Two examines disease management. Entries discuss concerns as diverse as HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, domestic violence, depression, heart health, policy and advocacy, and research. The clear but detailed articles in this groundbreaking work will help readers cut through the noise and controversy surrounding scientific advances to make informed choices about their health and well-being. Includes issues of physical, emotional, and sexual health, as well as prevention of disorders An appendix of organizations that may serve as sources for more information or assistance
Appropriate for any health care provider, this comprehensive guide is designed to bridge knowledge gaps and foster a deeper understanding of LGBTQIA+ patients in dental care. Engage with reflective scenarios, educate yourself on key terminology, and explore actionable steps to enhance your practice. This is not just about reading; it's about meaningful action and a commitment to elevating standards of care.
Creating a Safe and Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ+ Patients -Guest Kaiyti Duffy, MD, MPH, chief medical officer at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, discusses how to create a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ patients—including sensitivity training for care team and staff, use of expansive and affirmative language, and respectful assessment and response to past medical trauma. Additional resources: https://bit.ly/3QAfklD