New study finds lesbian, gay and bisexual people are more than twice as likely than their straight peers to experience suicidal thoughts or self-harming behaviours

Graham Robson June 9, 2023

The study, published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, is the first ever to analyse nationally representative data on sexual orientation and suicidality in England whilst being able to compare individual sexual minority groups.

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Study confirms LGB people more likely to experience poor mental health

Rachel Badham February 17, 2021

A recent study as confirmed that gay, lesbian and bisexual people are more likely to suffer from poor mental health compared to heterosexual people.

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New study on mental health concerns of LGBTQ+ community during lockdown

August 9, 2020

A new study by the University of Sussex and University College London reveals that more than two-thirds of LGBTQ+ people exhibited significant symptoms of depression during lockdown.

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5,000 more gay and bi men needed to take part in HIV self-testing study

Besi Besemar October 2, 2017

A major HIV self-testing study in England and Wales led by UCL, has successfully reached the halfway milestone in recruiting 5,000 gay and bisexual men and transgender people.

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Former Hove MP tells NHS to stop delay and save lives

Besi Besemar November 28, 2016

Ivor Caplin, calls for NHS to immediately prescribe PrEP to those at risk of catching HIV. The former Government Minister and MP for Hove was speaking at the ‘Perspectives and Perceptions of PrEP’ – an OUT @ University College London, World AIDS Day event tonight, November 28.

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