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Russell, Stephen T.; and Jessica N. Fish. Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Youth. National Center for Biotechnology Information, March 2016, p2-3.
Update A qualitative investigation of LGBTQ+ young people's experiences
and perceptions of self-managing their mental health
Town, R., Hayes, D., Fonagy, P., & Stapley, E. (2022). A qualitative investigation of LGBTQ+ young people's experiences and perceptions of self-managing their mental health. European child & adolescent psychiatry, 31(9), 1441–1454. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-021-01783-w
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