What is it about?
A systematic review of the research evidence on the experiences and perceptions of older people who identify as LGBTQ+ regarding their mental health needs and concerns. Following analysis of the data, the themes that emerged were: (i) LGBTQ+ identity issues (ii) risk and vulnerability factors, (iii) coping strategies and resilience, (iv) interventions and supports.
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Why is it important?
This review highlights key mental health-related issues that need to be taken into account in the creation and provision of appropriate, responsive and inclusive supports and services.
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This page is a summary of: The mental health needs and concerns of older people who identify as
+: A narrative review of the international evidence, Journal of Advanced Nursing, September 2019, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/jan.14193.
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