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Psychosocial factors contributing to gay men"s alcohol problems.

Pavlo Kanellakis

Psychosocial factors contributing to gay men"s alcohol problems.

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Published by University of East London in London .
Written in English


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Thesis (MS.c.) - University of East London, Dept. of Psychology, 1995.

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Psychosocial Factors in Alcohol Use and Alcoholism Deviance deviance proneness model Psychosocial factors contributing to gay mens alcohol problems. book on deficits in children in behavioral self-regulation and socialization and on the cas-cade of effects that result from and interact with these deficits.

According to this model, children of alcoholics have difficult temperaments and. The number of psychosocial risk factors was calculated by summing the scores for each of the five dichotomous psychosocial health problems: drug use, binge drinking, depression, intimate partner violence and childhood sexual by: Homosexual men and women may be at risk for alcohol and drug abuse due to psychosocial variables such as drinking styles, stress, or the cultural importance of bars.

The study of psychosocial variables in homosexual culture may help us Cited by: A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Alcohol and drug use among some gay and bisexual men can be a reaction to homophobia, discrimination, or violence they experienced due to their sexual orientation and can contribute to other mental health and physical problems.

It can disrupt relationships, employment, and threaten financial stability. For some gay and bisexual men, alcohol and. Psychological factors in alcoholism require broader coverage than the genetic factors excellently reviewed in the preceding chapter by Goodwin and Guze.

As indicated in that chapter, it is unlikely that chronic, heavy drinking produces any constitutional changes which are transmitted to the by: Men’s health and psychosocial issues affecting men Sandra P.

Thomas, PhD, RN, FAAN PhD Program in Nursing University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Nursing, Volunteer Blvd. Knoxville, TNUSA At every age, American men have poorer health and higher risk of mortality than women, and they die 5 years sooner [1].

Although. Herek GM, Glunt EK. Identity and community among gay and bisexual men in the AIDS era: Preliminary findings from the Sacramento's men's health study.

In: Herek GM, Greene B, editors. AIDS, identity, and community: Psychological perspectives on the HIV epidemic and lesbians and gay men. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications; pp. 55–Cited by: Social factors include general factors at the level of human society concerned with social structure and social processes that impinge on the individual.

Psychological factors include individual-level processes and meanings that influence mental states. Sometimes, these words are combined as “psychosocial.” This is shorthand term for the.

Psychosocial risk factors can affect the productivity of individuals. Assessing for the presence or absence of psychosocial risk factors is an important part of preventing and managing musculoskeletal discomfort and disorders.

There is potential for psychosocial risk factors to be alleviated with simple organisational interventions. Size: KB. Compared to heterosexual men, gay and bisexual men are more likely to experience depression and anxiety conditions, and younger men seem to be at a higher risk of depression than older gay men.

Many gay men living with HIV have lost relationships, social support networks, careers, earning capacity and a sense of future.

These multiple losses. The authors relate the psychosocial crisis caused by AIDS to the specific needs of gay men, especially coping strategies, existential questions, and management of problems Author: Michael Antoni.

psychosocial epidemiology; cardiovascular disease; health inequality; bias; confounding “Psychosocial” factors such as stress, hostility, depression, hopelessness, and job control seem associated with physical health—particularly heart disease.

1, 2 Adverse risk profiles in terms of psychosocial factors seem to cluster with general social disadvantage. 3, 4 Cited by: ts several critical psychological and behavioral aspects of HIV disease, a few of which require focused attention, including mental health, stigma and disclosure, adherence, and sexual behavior.

Although the focus is primarily on adults living with HIV, we also comment on some of the additional challenges for children and young people.

Our critical examination in these. In addition to the direct pharmacological effects of alcohol on brain function, psychosocial stressors that commonly occur in heavy–drinking alcoholic patients (e.g., legal, financial, or interpersonal problems) may indirectly contribute to ongoing alcohol–related symptoms, such as sadness, despair, and anxiety (Anthenelli ; Anthenelli.

PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS I need not deal with them here but I might add that such simple and clear-cut cases as the one just described are com-paratively rare.

Usually even quite simple types of offense present a psychological problem as well as a sociological one. Crimes of passion or emotion appear clear by: 4. Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people is now on the world stage.

Russia’s hosting of the Winter Olympics. perceived factors influencing deviant behaviour among the youth in njathaini community, nairobi, kenya by mbuthia winnie wairimu a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the award of degree in master of science in community resource management in the school of applied human sciences of kenyatta university december   Substance use is associated with numerous undesirable short and long term consequences.

The individual not only suffer from physical and psychological problems but also loses the ability to interact with family, peers and society.

The present study aims to identify the psychosocial problems and associated factors among individuals with substance use Cited by: 2. Alcoholism is a result of a combination of genetic, psychological, environmental and social factors. The more risk factors a person exhibits, the more likely they are to become an alcoholic.

And sometimes those risk factors are entirely out of the person’s control. Let’s cover some of them below: 1. Stressful environments. Anti-gay attitudes and behaviors (sometimes called homophobia or heterosexism) have been objects of psychological research usually focuses on attitudes hostile to gay men, rather than attitudes hostile to lesbians.

Anti-gay attitudes are often found in those who do not know gay people on a personal basis. There is also a high risk for anti-gay bias in. Child abuse and other traumatic events are also risk factors for later alcohol problems among youth.

Of those adolescents who end up in treatment for alcohol abuse disorders rates of physical abuse, sexual abuse, violent victimization, and witnessing violence are much higher than the general population of adolescents. contributing to the negative trends in drug use and other psychosocial problems.

This report focuses on social determinants of drug use, and structural interventions to address those social determinants. It draws upon recent research on the social epidemiology of health. The report incorporates a developmental perspective, notingCited by: Psychological factors that may contribute to mental illness include: Severe psychological trauma suffered as a child, such as emotional, physical, or sexual abuse.

An important early loss, such as the loss of a parent. Psychological factors are responsible for about 10%% of all cases of erectile dysfunction, or is often a secondary reaction to an underlying physical cause.

In some cases, the. GoalImprove the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) ewLGBT individuals encompass all races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes. Sexual orientation and gender identity questions are not asked on most national or State surveys, making it difficult to estimate the number of LGBT individuals and their health.

Gay mental health issues also include substance use disorders like substance abuse and substance dependence. It is noted by the American Psychological Association that gay men also report a higher use of mental health services.

2 (info on Gay Therapy, Gay Therapists, Gay Treatment) Gay Mental Health – Talking to Your Doctor. Health psychology is the study of psychological and behavioral processes in health, illness, and healthcare. It is concerned with understanding how psychological, behavioral, and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness.

Psychological factors can affect health directly. For example, chronically occurring environmental stressors affecting the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis, cumulatively, can harm health.

Behavioral factors. It is important to understand which social factors (eg. poor housing, unemployment, crime) are affecting the mental health and wellbeing of people in your area. Read more». Therefore, some of the major factors that contribute to substance abuse problems in the gay community are explored.

Finally, guidelines regarding legal protections for this population are provided. According to reports, more than million people aged 12 or older have problems with substance abuse or substance dependency in the United States.

conditions, along with many others, are called human factors. Human factors directly cause or contribute to many aviation accidents.

It is universally agreed that 80 percent of maintenance errors involve human factors. If they are not detected, they can cause events, worker injuries, wasted time, and even accidents.

[Figure ]. Alcoholism is the chronic consumption of alcoholic beverages. It is also referred to as alcohol dependence syndrome and defines the characteristic behavior of alcoholics, i.e. impaired control over drinking that leads to loss of control over one’s are numerous causes of alcoholism.

The leading factors usually associated with alcoholism are genetics and psychological. Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Boys and Men v I nthe American Psychological Association (APA) approved the support of a A number of reports, articles, and books have been pub-lished detailing the educational, economic, social, and health summarized critical factors contributing to health disparities inFile Size: 2MB.

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services | Drug and alcohol dependence in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, with Cited by: Suggested Citation: "3 Psychiatric and Psychological Factors." Institute of Medicine. Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / In the United States, over 90 percent of suicides are associated with mental illness including alcohol and/or substance use disorders (Conwell et. A man's sexual desire only requires the presence of the right visual clues in order to be activated while a woman's sexual desire require the presence of more complex psychological factors.

In my book The psychology of physical attraction i said that while a man can be turned on through his sight only a woman must quickly process many things in. No one is sure what causes alcoholism although social, psychological and genetic factors can play a role in the cause of alcoholism.

Alcoholism is a result of a dependence on or an addiction to alcohol. The reason why one person develops alcoholism and another doesn't has been the subject of much study.

Twice as many men are alcoholics. Men are far more likely to abuse alcohol, binge drink, and to die by overdosing on prescription opioids. From age 18 and onwards, men have nearly.

Start studying Chapter 13 - Gender and Mental Health. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. *A meta analysis of gay and lesbian's health problems compared to heterosexuals showed what?- +Society has a lot more/a lot different expectations for women vs.

men.-Psychological factors. Psychological factors refer to thoughts, feelings and other cognitive characteristics that affect the attitude, behavior and functions of the human mind. These factors can influence how a person thinks and later affect his decisions and relations in his daily life.

The three known psychological factors are personality traits, psychodynamic. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual function. It’s a common sexual problem, affecting as many as 30 million men in the United States Author: Kimberly Holland.

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism puts the annual number of men dying due to alcohol-related causes at 62, compared to 26, women. And men are also two to three times.

Depression and low libido may go hand-in-hand. Depression is often the cause of a reduced sex drive but may also be the consequence, making a tough situation worse. While psychotherapy may be effective in treating the depression, antidepressant medications can often exacerbate rather than improve the loss of libido.

5  Switching drugs or Author: Sheri Stritof.