Year: 1994 Source: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v.62, no.2, (April 1994), p.261-269 SIEC No: 19940529

This article reviews the verbal & physical abuse that threatens the well-being & survival of lesbian, gay & bisexual youth. This response by significant others is often associated with several problematic outcomes including running away & suicide. Although the causal link between these stressors & outcomes has not been scientifically established, there is suggestive evidence that these outcomes are the consequence of verbal & physical harassment. (62 refs.)