Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender/Transsexual Individuals

Emilia Lombardi and Talia Bettcher

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195171853
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865352 | DOI:
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender/Transsexual Individuals

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Public Health and Epidemiology


Show Summary Details


This chapter describes the impact of social injustice on the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender/ transsexual individuals, including the impact of violence, HIV/AIDS, mental health and substance abuse, and cardiovascular disease and cancer. It addresses the underlying factors and roots of this social injustice and what needs to be done, in terms of legislative and other policies, roles of health care facilities and organizations, educational measures, and research.

Keywords: lesbian; gay; bisexual; transgender/ transsexual individuals; violence; HIV/AIDS; mental health; substance abuse; cardiovascular disease; cancer

Chapter.  6114 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.