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Title The handbook of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender public health : a practitioner's guide to service / Michael D. Shankle, editor
Published New York : Harrington Park Press, [2006]
©2006

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Description xli, 373 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents The nomenclature of the community: an activist's perspective / Joshua Ferris -- The role of public health in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health / Patricia D. Mail, Walter J. Lear -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender public health research / Randall L. Sell, Vincent M.B. Silenzio -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cultural competency for public health practitioners / Katherine L. Turner, Wayne L. Wilson, M. Kate Shirah -- Lesbian and bisexual women's public health / Amy Baernstein ... [et al.] -- Public health and gay and bisexual men: a primer for practitioners, clinicians, and researchers / Scott D. Rhodes, Leland J. Yee -- The whole person: a paradigm for integrating the mental and physical health of trans clients / Sheila Kirk, Claudette Kulkarni -- Barriers to health care access / Manuel Hernandez, Shawn L. Fultz -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender substance use / Rodger L. Beatty, Rosemary Madl-Young, Wendy B. Bostwick -- Health care delivery and public health related to LGBT youth and young adults / Joyce Hunter ... [et al.] -- As time goes by: an introduction to the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender elders / Jodi Sperber -- Strategies for improving state, county, and city government health and welfare services for LGBT people / Anthony J. Silvestre, Scott H. Arrowood -- National and public infrastructure and policy: are we experiencing scientific McCarthyism? / Nancy J. Kennedy -- The need for change: bridging employers and business / Rob J. Fredericksen, Daryl Herrschaft, Robert C. Preston Jr -- Media strategies for advancing health in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities / Laurie Drabble, JoAnne G. Keatley, George Marcelle
Summary "This book provides a unique focus on LGBT public health, offering positive direction for practitioners looking for guidance in methods to ensure a healthy community for all while taking into consideration the special needs of sexual minorities. Each chapter is exhaustively referenced, includes useful lists of selected resources, is clearly illustrated with tables and diagrams, and asks questions to spark thought on the issues as they pertain to the reader's circumstances."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bisexuality -- United States.
Community health services -- United States.
Homosexuality -- United States.
Public health -- United States.
Transsexualism -- United States.
Transsexuals -- Medical care -- United States.
Transgender people -- Medical care -- United States.
Gays -- Medical care -- United States.
Bisexuals -- Medical care -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
Discrimination in medical care -- United States.
Homosexuality.
Public Health.
Bisexuality.
Community Health Services.
Health Services Accessibility.
Transsexualism.
United States.
Author Shankle, Michael D.
LC no. 2005010626
ISBN 1560234962 soft alkaline paper
1560234954 hardcover alkaline paper
9781560234951 hardback
9781560234968 paperback
9781560234951
9781560234968
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