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It is imperative that Lesbian Health issues continue to be published for the larger scientific and health care community. Below is a partial list of publications.

Topics on this Page:
Adolescents and Youth
Cancer
General Health Care
Mental Health
Miscellaneous
Substance Use

Adolescents and Youth

  1. “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth: Victimization and its correlates in the USA and UK” by Ryan, C. and Rivers, I, Culture, Health and Sexuality vol 5 no 2 pp. 103-119 (2003). http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals
  2. Ryan, C. (in press). Families of lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care. Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com/
  3. Ryan, Caitlin & Futterman, D. (May, 2002)
    Lesbian and Gay Adolescents: Identity Development. School Nurse News.
  4. Ryan, Caitlin & Futterman, D.
    Lesbian and Gay Youth: Care and Counseling. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998; also published as: Ryan, C. & Futterman, D. Lesbian and gay youth: Care and counseling. Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, 1997; 8(2):207-374. (Recipient, American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric Nursing, 1998).
  5. Ryan, C. & Futterman, D. (1999)
    Primary care for lesbian adolescents. In S. Coupey (ed.) Primary Care for Adolescent Females. Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus.
  6. Ryan, Caitlin & Rivers, I.
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth: Victimization and its correlates in the USA and UK. Culture, Health & Sexuality, forthcoming.
  7. Ryan, C. & Futterman, D. (2001)
    Experiences, vulnerabilities, and risks of gay and lesbian students. The Prevention Researcher, 8(1):6-8.
  8. Ryan, C. & Futterman, D (2001)
    Lesbian adolescents. Health and Sexuality, 6(2)
  9. Ryan, C. (2001)
    Counseling lesbian, gay and bisexual youth. In Anthony D’Augelli & Charlotte Patterson (eds.), Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Identities and Youth: Psychological Perspectives. Oxford University Press.

Cancer

  1. Improving Cancer Screening Among Lesbians Over 50: Results of a Pilot Study
    This article is posted with permission from The Jacob's Institute of Women's Health. This link was made possible by the Oncology Nursing Society, http://www.ons.org/
  2. Dibble, S, Roberts, SA, & Nussey, B (2004). Breast cancer risk profiles between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters. Women’s Health Issues, 14, 60-68. Elsevier http://www.elsevier.com/
  3. Dibble, S.L. & Roberts, S.A. (submitted August 2001) A Comparison of Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment between Lesbian and Heterosexual Women. Journal of the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
  4. Dibble, S., Roberts, S.A., Robertson, P.A., & Paul, S.M (2002).
    Risk factors for ovarian cancer: Lesbian and heterosexual women. Oncology Nursing Forum Online Journal.
  5. Dibble, S.L., Roberts, S.A., Davids, R, Paul, SM, Scanlon, JL.
    A Comparison of Breast Cancer Risk Factor Distributions Between Lesbians and Bisexual Women, MSJAMA-Report Vol 282 (13) October 6, 1999. http://www.ama-assn.org/sci-pubs/msjama/articles/vol_282/no_13/cancer.htm
  6. Fobair, P, O’Hanlan, K, Koopman, C, Classen, C, Dimiceli, S, Drooker, N, Warner, D, Davids H, Loulan, J, Wallsten, D, Goffinet, D, Morrow, G, & Spiegel, D. (2001)
    Comparison of lesbian and heterosexual women’s response to newly diagnosed breast cancer. Psychooncology, 10(1), 40-51.

General Health Care

  1. Robertson, P.(2003) Offering high-quality ob/gyn care to lesbian patients, Sept. 2003 issue of Contemporary OB/GYN
  2. McNair RP. (2003). Lesbian health inequalities: a cultural minority issue for health professionals. Medical J of Australia, 178(12), 643-5. Medical Journal of Australia http://www.mja.com.au/
  3. Robertson, PA (2003). Offering high-quality ob/gyn care to lesbian patients. Contemporary OB/GYN, 48(9), 49-56. Contemporary OB/GYN http://www.contemporaryobgyn.net/
  4. Bradford, J., Ryan, C. Honed, J. & Rothblum, E. (2001)
    Expanding the research infrastructure for lesbian health, American Journal of Public Health, 91:1029-1032.
  5. Bradford, J. & Ryan, C. The National Lesbian Health Care Survey: Final Report. Washington, DC: National Lesbian and Gay Health Foundation, 1988.
  6. Coles, E.P., Koh, A.S., & Dibble, S.L. (submitted March 2002).
    Disclosure of sexual orientation and health care utilization among lesbians. Journal of the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
  7. Gartrell, Nanette K., Koh Audrey S., Becker C., LaVoy A., Rosen S., Thiemann S.: Prevalence of hormone replacement therapy and antidepressant use in peri- and postmenopausal women. J of Gender-Specific Medicine, 4(1):60, 2001
  8. Gruskin E, Geiger A, Gordon, N and Ackerson, (2001).
    The predictors for response to a question on sexual orientation and income on a health survey for members of a large HMO. Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.
  9. Koh AS: Use of preventive health behaviors of lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual women: questionnaire survey. Western J Med, 172:379, 2000
  10. Robertson, P. (1986, revised 1991, 1996, 2000, and 2002)
    Lesbian Health Care in The Manual of Outpatient Gynecology: Little, Brown, and Company.
  11. Robertson P. (2002)
    A Lesbian Voice. This Side of Doctoring: Experiences of Women in Medicine. Ed: Eliza Lo Chin. Sage Press
  12. Ryan, Caitlin & Bradford, J. (1999)
    Conducting the National Lesbian Health Care Survey: First of its kind. Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 3(3):87-93.
  13. van Dam Mary Ann, Koh Audrey S., Dibble Suzanne L.: (2001)
    Lesbian disclosure to health care providers and delay of care. Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 5(1):11-19.
  14. White J.C., Koh Audrey S.: (2002)
    Chapter 22 - Lesbian Health Issues, in Ryden J., Blumenthal P.D. (editors): Practical Gynecology: A Guide for the Primary Care Physician, American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine.

Mental Health

  1. Crothers L, Haller E, Benton C and Haag S. (in press). A Clinical Comparison of Lesbian and Heterosexual Women in a Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic. Journal of Homosexuality. The Haworth Press, Inc. New York, http://www.haworthpress.com/
  2. McNair R, Kavanagh A, & Tong B. (in press). Mental health status of young Australian lesbian and bisexual women compared with heterosexual women. Australia and New Zealand J Public Health. Australia and New Zealand J Public Health http://www.phaa.net.au/
  3. Bradford, J, Ryan, C & Rothblum E.
    National lesbian health care survey: Implications for mental health care, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1994;62(2):228-242.
  4. Koh , A.S. & Ross, L.K. (accepted for publication, 02/17/03). Mental Health Issues: A Comparison of Lesbian, Bisexual and Heterosexual Women. Journal of Homosexuality.

Miscellaneous

  1. Perlesz A & McNair R. (in press). Lesbian parenting: insider's voices. Australia New Zealand J Family Therapy, http://www.anzjft.com/
  2. Rothblum, E.D. (in press). Diversity and size acceptance: Lessons from
    the lesbian experience. Health at Every Size Journal., Health at Every Size http://www.jonrobison.net/
  3. Solomon, S.E., Rothblum, E.D., & Balsam, K.F. (2004). Pioneers in partnership: Lesbian and gay male couples in civil unions compared with those not in civil unions, and heterosexual married siblings. Journal of Family Psychology, 18, 275-286., APA journal http://www.apa.org/
  4. Rothblum, E.D. (in press). Same-sex marriage and legalized relationships: I do, or do I? Journal of GLBT Family Studies. The Haworth Press, Inc. New York, http://www.haworthpress.com/
  5. Rothblum, E.D., Balsam, K.F., Solomon, S.E., & Factor, R.J. (in press). Siblings and sexual orientation: Products of alternative families or the ones who got away? Journal of GLBT Family Studies. The Haworth Press, Inc. New York, http://www.haworthpress.com/
  6. Goldberg, S, Sickler, J & Dibble, S (In Press). Lesbians over Sixty: The Consistency of Findings from Twenty Years of Survey Data. Journal of Lesbian Studies. The Haworth Press, Inc. New York, http://www.haworthpress.com/
  7. Moore, Lisa Jean and Clarke, Adele E. (2001)
    "The Traffic in Cyberanatomies: Sex/ Gender/ Sexuality in Local and Global Formations." Body and Society 7(1):57-96.
  8. Moore, Lisa Jean and Clarke, Adele E. (1995)
    "Genital Conventions and Trangressions: Graphic Representations in Anatomy Texts, c1900-1991." Feminist Studies 22(1):255-301, erratum 21:3 frontis.
    http://www.amaassn.org/scipubs/msjama/articles/vol_282/no_13/cancer.htm
  9. Ryan, Caitlin (2001)
    My roots as an activist. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 5(3):141-149.
  10. Ryan, C, Bradford, J & Honnold, J. (1999)
    Social workers’ and counselors’ knowledge and understanding of lesbians. Journal of Lesbian and Gay Social Services, 9(4):1-26.

Substance Use

  1. Hillier L, De Visser R, Kavanagh A, & McNair RP. (2003). The association
    between sexual orientation and licit and illicit drug use in young Australian women. Medical Journal of Australia, 179, 326-327. http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/179_06_150903/letters_150903_fm-4.html, Medical Journal of Australia http://www.mja.com.au/
  2. McNair RP. (2003). Lesbian health inequalities: a cultural minority issue for health professionals. Medical J of Australia, 178(12), 643-5. Medical Journal of Australia http://www.mja.com.au/
  3. Gruskin E, Hart S, Gordon N, Ackerson, L (2001).
    Patterns of cigarette smoking and alcohol use among lesbians and bisexual women enrolled in a large Health Maintenance organization. American Journal of Public Health, 91, 976-979.
 

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