Health and wellbeing

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United Nations University, April 2015.

Contributing to SDGs 3 (Good health and Well-being) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), this concept note explores what a public health approach to global drug policy means in practice.
Developing SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 3 (good health and well-being), this study evaluates a possible developmental trajectory in LGBT distress and the factors that might influence distress over time.
This study aims to fill a gap in knowledge, comparing the mental health of transgender adolescents and emerging adults to cisgender youth accessing community-based clinical services, further developing SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 3 (good health and well-being).
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 383, Issue 9916, 8–14 February 2014, Pages 500-502.

SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions) are all directly relevant to this research. This report investigates the health consequences of rising anti-gay laws and homophobia in seemingly liberal nations.
Elsevier,

Social Science & Medicine, Volume 84, May 2013, Pages 22-29.

This research develops SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities). Clinicians often respond to health care needs of transgender patients with uncertainty. Discomfort with uncertainty leads clinicians to reinforce medical authority with stigma, therefore this research explains why functional theories of stigma should incorporate the role of power relations.
As minorities illustrate differentiative experiences of ageing, this exploratory study investigated and described the experiences of successful aging in a sample of 22 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults aged 60 and older. This research helps progress SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
This research investigates early-life victimization and adversity in efforts to explain sexual orientation disparities in mental health among adolescents and young adults, contributing to SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
Elsevier,

Addictive Behaviors, Volume 35, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages 517-521.

This research directly contributes to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities) and SDG 3 (good health and well-being). This study aims to increase current understandings of the development of drug use in lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents.
Psychotherapy can play an important role in planning the real life experiences and in developing resilience in coping with the inevitable psychosocial challenges associated with gender-identity disorders. This article develops SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
Elsevier,

Eating Behaviors, Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2005, Pages 179-187.

This research discovers gay men tend to be more dissatisfied with their bodies and may be at greater risk for symptoms of eating disorders compared to heterosexual men. This research directly contributes to SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).

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