What is it about?

The aim of this paper is to report the specific views and experiences of lesbians and identify their distinct mental health issues and concerns

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Why is it important?

Important issues emerged and were organised into themes: (a) enabling service access, (b) person‐centered support, (c) models of care, (d) community presence and participation, and (e) future aspirations for mental health services.


The study results inform and develops the understanding of the issues that impact upon the mental health and well‐being of lesbians. The implications for mental health practice are discussed.

Dr Edward McCann
City, University of London

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This page is a summary of: The views and experiences of lesbians regarding their mental health needs and concerns: Qualitative findings from a mixed‐methods study, Perspectives In Psychiatric Care, March 2020, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/ppc.12498.
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