Hatzenbuehler and reading 34

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Autumn Constance Hatzenbuehler, Keyes and Hason Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual individuals living in states with protective policies are more mentally stable. Compared with living in states with policies implemented for protection, GLB people living in states without these policies, predicts a strong association with sexual status and psychiatric disorders. Pg. 3 These psychiatric disorders include generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, dysthymia and substance abuse. They are also at high risk to have a combination of these disorders. States need to invoke protective policies to modify statuses and help protect against psychiatric disorders. Public policies help to reduce discrimination Needed to protect health and well-being of GLB population Reading 34 More research must be done to understand cultural diversity and aging. aging is much more than getting wrinkles and grey hair The size and ongoing growth of the aging population in the U.S. makes it an important
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