Trauma, Stress, and Resilience Among Sexual Minority Women: by Kimberly Balsam

By Kimberly Balsam

hinder victimization of sexual minority girls via elevating your understanding point!

Trauma, rigidity, and Resilience between Sexual Minority ladies: emerging just like the Phoenix is the 1st source to ascertain trauma, violence, and pressure as skilled by way of lesbian and bisexual girls. You’ll achieve a greater figuring out of the stressors that those girls adventure, together with the cultural/social trauma of dwelling with homophobia and heterosexism in addition to the person traumas of verbal, actual, and sexual abuse. This publication includes never-before-seen information that investigates the superiority, influence, and which means of irritating studies within the lives of sexual minority ladies.

In Trauma, pressure, and Resilience between Sexual Minority girls, most sensible researchers use direct costs and case examples to demonstrate and customize the emotional pressure those ladies suffer. additionally, they deal with positive person and group responses that advertise resilience and therapeutic. the knowledge and techniques contained during this booklet may help sexual minority ladies, in addition to the practitioners who serve them, comprehend and heal from the impression of person and cultural trauma.

This publication increases your wisdom of:

  • developmental concerns dealing with lesbian and bisexual youths
  • the effect of sexual abuse heritage at the “coming out” method
  • ethnic/racial transformations in trauma between lesbian and bisexual girls
  • the superiority and impression of demanding event between HIV+ lesbian and bisexual ladies
  • the original stressors dealing with African-American lesbians—and how they cope
  • geared up religion’s techniques to homosexuality and the way this affects lesbian and bisexual women

Trauma, rigidity, and Resilience between Sexual Minority girls additionally exhibits how information on same-sex household violence and hate crimes could be amassed and used as a device for social and political advocacy, bringing approximately confident adjustments which may enhance the lives of many lesbian and bisexual ladies. This ebook is insightful interpreting for psychological wellbeing and fitness, well-being, and social provider execs operating with lesbian and bisexual consumers or sufferers, and activists and people who paintings for organisations that serve the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender communities.

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