Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States
Richard J. Wolitski, Ron Stall, Ronald O. Valdiserri
Oxford University Press, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 403 pages
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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