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Psychosocial mediators of perceived stigma and suicidal ideation among transgender women

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Kota, K.K., Salazar, L.F., Culbreth, R.E. et al. Psychosocial mediators of perceived stigma and suicidal ideation among transgender women. BMC Public Health 20, 125 (2020). Abstract Background Transgender women (TGW) in the U.S. experience high rates of stigma, depression, and elevated rates of suicide. This study examined correlates of suicidal ideation and estimated the conditional indirect...

Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer Men’s Attitudes and Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault

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Sorting it out: Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer Men’s Attitudes and Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault Sexualities and Genders Research (SaGR), Western Sydney University & ACON, May 2019 This research on Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (GBTIQ) men’s attitudes and experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual assault (SA) was...

Findings from the latest National Community Attitudes Towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS)

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ANROWS, May 2019 Findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey are now live. The survey collects information through telephone interviews with over 17,500 Australians 16 years of age and over. Key findings: Encouraging results • Most Australians have accurate knowledge of violence against women and do not endorse this violence. • Most Australians...

Fears family violence is going undetected by psychiatrists

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Guardian, Thu 10 May 2018 04.00 AEST
Half of Australia’s psychiatrists are receiving less than two hours of formal training in how to deal with family violence, a study has found.
The finding has raised fears family violence may be going undetected by psychiatrists, and prompted calls for a more comprehensive training regimen.

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A survey on violence and discrimination among people with disabilities

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BMC Public Health 2018 18:355 Abstract Background The aim of the study was to quantify levels of violence and discrimination among people with disabilities and analyze the effects of gender and the type and degree of disability. Methods The study analyzed data on self-reported violence and discrimination from a Danish national survey of 18,019 citizens, of whom 4519 reported a physical disability...

SA Govt funds SHINE SA for more mental health support for the LGBTIQ community during marriage equality survey

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Ian Hunter MLC, September 16, 2017 The State Government will provide extra mental health and counselling services for the LGBTIQ community due to expected increases in demand while the marriage equality postal survey is conducted. According to beyondblue, LGBTI Australians have an increased risk of depression, anxiety, self-harming and suicidal thoughts. And they are twice as likely to suffer...

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