4315.0 LGBT Youth Research

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 4:30 PM
In this session, papers will be presented on the health needs and risks of sexual minority youth as defined by identity or sexual partner choice. Papers focus on mental health, sexual health and substance use outcomes.
Session Objectives: 1) Identify patterns of risk for mental health, HIV and substance use among sexual minority youth 2) Describe the role of identity development in the health of sexual minority youth 3) Identify research needs and issues in the study of LGBT youth
Greta R. Bauer, PhD, MPH

4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Methamphetamine and young men who have sex with men: Understanding patterns and correlates of use, and the association with HIV-related sexual risk
Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH, Brian Mustanski, PhD, Geri R. Donenberg, PhD, David McKirnan, PhD and Amy Herrick, MA
5:30 PM
Substance use risk among lesbian, gay and bisexual students: Data from the 2005 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey
James Egan, MPH, Michael Botsko, MSW, Julie Netherland, MSW, Preeti Pathela, PhD, Miriam Yeung and Randall L. Sell, ScD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, HIV/AIDS

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing