Identifying Suicide Risk Factors in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Veterans.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of risk and protective factors for suicide in the lesbian (L), gay (G), bisexual (B), transgender (T), and queer (Q) veteran population, identify the tools and resources necessary to address their mental health needs and outline an evidence-based approach for community health care professionals to use as a guide for treatment and suicide prevention in this unique population. The importance of applying an intersectional lens to the multidimensional identity of LGTQ veterans is emphasized. Recommendations are provided for safety planning, follow-up, and treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Belizaire, S; Dickinson, A; Webb, M

Published Date

  • September 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 57 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 347 - 358

PubMed ID

  • 35985724

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1357

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-6465

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cnur.2022.04.003


  • eng