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

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

by Richard J. Wolitski

ISBN-10: 0195301536

ISBN-13: 9780195301533

Pub. Date: 12/10/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Oxford University Press, USA
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Table of Contents

Contributors     ix
Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States: An Introduction   Richard J. Wolitski   Ronald O. Valdiserri   Ron Stall     3
Evidence of Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men
Sexual Orientation and Violent Victimization: Hate Crimes and Intimate Partner Violence among Gay and Bisexual Males in the United States   Gregory M. Herek   Charles Sims     35
Childhood Sexual Abuse Experienced by Gay and Bisexual Men: Understanding the Disparities and Interventions to Help Eliminate Them   David W. Purcell   Jocelyn D. Patterson   Pilgrim S. Spikes, Jr.     72
Prevalence of Primary Mental Health Morbidity and Suicide Symptoms among Gay and Bisexual Men   Susan D. Cochran   Vickie M. Mays     97
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use among Gay and Bisexual Men   David G. Ostrow   Ron Stall     121
Sexually Transmitted Infections among Gay and Bisexual Men   Ronald O. Valdiserri     159
Hepatitis A, B, and C Virus Infections among Men who Have Sex with Men in the United States: Transmission, Epidemiology, and Intervention   Scott D. Rhodes   Leland J. Yee     194
HIV Infection among Gay and Bisexual Men   Patrick S. Sullivan   Richard J. Wolitski     220
Cross-Cutting Issues
Interacting Epidemics and Gay Men's Health: A Theory of Syndemic Production among Urban Gay Men   Ron Stall   Mark Friedman   Joseph A. Catania     251
Health Disparities for Homosexual Youth: The Children Left Behind   Gary Remafedi     275
The Unique Experiences of Older Gay and Bisexual Men: Associations with Health and Well-Being   Arnold H. Grossman     303
Social Discrimination and Health Outcomes in African American, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander Gay Men   Rafael M. Diaz   John L. Peterson   Kyung-Hee Choi     327
Access to Optimal Care among Gay and Bisexual Men: Identifying Barriers and Promoting Culturally Competent Care   Rajeev Ramchand   Claude Earl Fox     355
Moving the Field Forward: A Strategic Framework to Develop Health Research among MSM Communities   Ron Stall   Ronald O. Valdiserri   Richard J. Wolitski     379
Index     389

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