Psychology & Psychiatry

Nonsuicidal self-injury rate up in sexual-minority youth

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI; i.e., intentional self-harm without wanting to die) is higher among sexual-minority youth than heterosexual youth, according to a research letter published online ...

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Alcohol, domestic violence link not as obvious as it might seem

Ryan Shorey studies how alcohol affects intimate partner violence. At first glance, the relationship seems obvious – of course alcohol would correlate with incidences of abuse. But beneath the surface, there are many questions ...

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Religious freedom laws linked to poor health in LGBT people

States' religious freedom laws may be linked to poorer self-reported health among people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or are unsure of their sexual orientation—a group known as sexual minorities—according to ...

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