4 edition of Sexual orientation in child and adolescent health care found in the catalog.
Sexual orientation in child and adolescent health care
Ellen C. Perrin
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Ellen C. Perrin.|
|LC Classifications||RJ47.7 .P47 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 182 p. :|
|Number of Pages||182|
|LC Control Number||2002020055|
WHEREAS gender and sexual orientation diverse children and adolescents who are victimized in school are at increased risk for mental health problems, suicidal ideation and attempts, substance use, high-risk sexual activity, and poor academic outcomes, such as high level of absenteeism, low grade point averages, and low interest in pursuing post. Children and Adolescent Behavioral Health, WellCare will default (in order) to the following: Pharmaceutical Benefit Management & Use of Psychotropic Medication for Children & Adolescents () Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Civil Rights () Strategies to Improve Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents
Sexual orientation has emerged as a muchdebated risk factor for adolescent suicide in recent years. It is commonly believed that the difficulties of dealing with the stigma of homosexuality might lead to depression and even suicide among gay men and lesbians; this may be particularly heightened during adolescence, when emerging sexuality becomes a central issue in young lives. 1 To date, more Cited by: Discuss findings from the Family Acceptance Project (see Ryan, b; Ryan et al., ) on how educating families of LGBT youth can help them understand the serious negative health impact of family rejection on the adolescent's health and mental health (including depression, suicide, illegal drug use, and risk for HIV). With the youth's.
Speak positively about your child to your child and to others. Show your admiration for your child's identity and expression of it. By allowing your child to demonstrate preferences and share them, you'll encourage a positive sense of self and keep the lines of communication open. Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care, Springer, New York Edwards-Leeper L, Spack NP. Psychological evaluation and medical treatment of transgender youth in an interdisciplinary "Gender Management Service" (GeMS) in a major pediatric center.
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Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care serves as a resource for child health care professionals including pediatricians, family physicians, nurses, pediatric psychologists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, and social workers. The issues of sexuality and sexual orientation now generate great interest among those who treat children.5/5(3).
Patients' sexual orientation—none of our business, really, is it. Except that lesbian women are more likely than other women to have breast, ovarian, and endometrial cancer. Gay men and women are at higher risk of stroke, coronary artery disease, and lung cancer, and are more likely to commit suicide and to be victims of violence.
: Sabina Dosani. Book review of: Ellen C. Perrin, Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care (New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, ). Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care serves as a resource for child health care professionals including pediatricians, family physicians, nurses, pediatric psychologists, child and.
Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Perrin, Ellen C. Sexual orientation in child & adolescent health care. Dordrecht: Springer Science & Business Media, Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care is an important book.
It is a rare book that is able to combine medical, psychological, sociological, political and humane aspects of health care in a readable and very practical manner.
Over half of gay adolescents suffer abuse from their families when they disclose their sexual orientation. A third of gay adolescents use alcohol excessively. Gay teenagers represent 30% of all suicides among teenagers.
A book to equip heterosexual doctors with the knowledge and Author: Sabina Dosani. Book Review: SEXUAL ORIENTATION IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH CARE. Perrin, Ellen. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers,pp. Sherri L. Ettinger Clinical Social Work Journal vol pages – ()Cite this article.
In the overview to Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care, Perrin aptly describes the book as an "idiosyncratic amalgam of the issues I consider important for practitioners of child health care to contemplate."She explains that she undertook the project after awakening to the widespread maltreatment of nonheterosexual people.
As Dewitt adds in the foreword, this is not an Author: Gary Remafedi. To bridge this gap, the Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) of the World Health Organization (WHO) is developing the Orientation Programme on Adolescent Health for Health-care Providers (OP) with other partners.
The Orientation programme is a joint effort of the Commonwealth Medical Association Trust, UNICEF and WHO. Sexual Orientation, Gender Development, and Mental Health in Children and Adolescents.
Stewart Adelson, M.D. Columbia & Cornell Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Columbia Psychiatry Division of Gender, Sexuality & Health. This publication was produced by the National LGBT Health Education Center, The Fenway Institute, FenwayFile Size: KB.
Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care serves as a resource for child health care professionals including pediatricians, family physicians, nurses, pediatric psychologists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, and social workers.
The issues of sexuality and sexual orientation now generate great interest among those who treat Edition: Softcover Reprint of The Original 1st Ed. Disparities between sexual minority and heterosexual adolescents (ie, sexual orientation disparities) in depressive symptoms, major depression, and suicidality are well documented.
1 – 3 Adolescent depressive symptoms, as early signs of psychological maladjustment, can be used to prospectively predict major depression, anxiety disorders, substance use problems, as well as suicidal ideation and attempts during adulthood Cited by: 6.
Comprehensive health care aimed at promoting normal adolescent development, social and emotional well-being, and physical health be available to adolescents of all sexual orientations. History-taking should avoid making the assumption of heterosexuality, with questions about romantic and sexual partners asked in a nongendered way.
Comprehensive health care aimed at promoting normal adolescent development, social and emotional well-being, and physical health be available to adolescents of all sexual orientations.
History-taking should avoid making the assumption of heterosexuality, with questions about romantic and sexual partners asked in a nongendered by: 7. The newly released follow up for older children, Sex is a Funny Word, uses a comic book format to tackle the topics of sex, boundaries, gender identity, and.
Youths' gender identity and sexual orientation will be constantly evolving and changing during the adolescent period. As this article has discussed throughout, the adolescent developmental process often involves "trying on" and experimenting with many different identities, roles, and behaviors.
BACKGROUND: Sexual minority adolescents face mental health disparities relative to heterosexual adolescents. We evaluated temporal changes in US adolescent reported sexual orientation and suicide attempts by sexual orientation.
METHODS: We used Youth Risk Behavioral Surveillance data from 6 states that collected data on sexual orientation identity and 4 states that Cited by: 1. References from the APNA Child and Adolescent Interactive Panel: Sexual Orientation, Gender Development, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Care of LGBTQ Children & Adolescents.
Adelson, S.L. () Practice Parameter on Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Sexual Orientation, Gender Nonconformity, and Gender Discordance in Children and Adolescents. Compared with heterosexual adolescents, sexual minority adolescents report higher rates of substance use and disordered eating, lower rates of physical activity, as well as more sexual risk behaviors.Sexual orientation disparities in multiple core domains of adolescent health are concerning because these disparities may persist across development, leading to higher rates of substance use.
Accurate information for those who want to better understand sexual orientation. The Family Acceptance Project external icon The Family Acceptance Project is a research, intervention, education, and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for LGBT children and youth.The working group that wrote the Resolution on Gender and Sexual Orientation Diversity in Children and Adolescents in Schools created these additional resources to support and facilitate dissemination and implementation of the policy.
Together, these policy resources call for K public schools to be places of safety and support for all students.Perrin EC. Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care.
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