What is it about?
Looking into experiences of LGB patients in psychological therapies by reviewing literature over the past decades using a mixed-method review synthesis approach. There are some key ideas to learn about like firstly, therapist self-disclosure about sexual identity. A therapist disclosing identity aids the patient. Secondly, not all stresses are linked to minority stress. And third, internalised homophobia will lead to mental health problems.
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Why is it important?
Because LGB persons find unhelpful experiences in psychological therapy centres and these need to be addressed to make the experience better.
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This page is a summary of: Looking into the LGB affirmative therapies over the last fifty years – a mixed method review synthesis, International Review of Psychiatry, April 2022, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/09540261.2022.2051443.
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