Sexual orientation and complete mental health.

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Summary of "Sexual orientation and complete mental health."

Previous research indicates that lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals have poorer mental health than their heterosexual counterparts. The concept of complete mental health, which combines the presence of positive mental health and the absence of mental disorder, has not been thoroughly examined in this population.


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Name: Health reports
ISSN: 1209-1367
Pages: 3-10


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Voluntary organizations which support educational programs and research in psychiatry with the objective of the promotion of mental health. An early association in the United States was founded as the National Committee for Mental Hygiene in 1909, became the Mental Health Association in 1976 and later the National Mental Health Association in 1980. State and local mental health associations in this country are chartered by the national organization and affiliated with it.

A state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to SEXUALITY, according to the World Health Organization.

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