Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

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Richard J. Wolitski, Ron Stall, Ronald O. Valdiserri
Oxford University Press, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 403 pages
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Contributors --pt. 1. Introduction --1. Health disparities affecting gay and bisexual men in the United States : an introduction /Richard J. Wolitski, Ronald O. Valdiserri, andRon 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. HerekandCharles 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, andPilgrim S. Spikes, Jr. --4. Prevalence of primary mental health morbidity and suicide symptoms among gay and bisexual men /Susan D. CochranandVickie M. Mays --5. Alcohol, tobacco and drug use among gay and bisexual men /David G. OstrowandRon 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. RhodesandLeland J. Yee --8. HIV infection among gay and bisexual men /Patrick S. SullivanandRichard 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, andJoe 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, andKyung-Hee Choi --13. Access to optimal care among gay and bisexual men : identifying barriers and promoting culturally competent care /Rajeev RamchandandClaude Earl Fox --14. Moving the field forward : a strategic framework to develop health research among MSM communities /Ron Stall, Ronald O. Valdiserri, andRichard J. Wolitski --Index.
 

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Evidence of Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men
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CrossCutting Issues
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Richard Wolitski is Community Psychologist and Team Leader of the Community Interventions Research Team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ron Stall is Medical Anthropologist and Chief of the Prevention Research Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. RonaldValdiserri is Deputy Director of the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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