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Sociocultural and Behavioral Determinants of Health for LGBT Persons

Video Length: 36 minutes

Description:
In this video Carey Roth Bayer, EdD, RN, CSE interviews lore m. dickey, PhD and David Malebranche, MD, MPH, on the sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health for LGBT persons. In this engaging conversation, they discuss the diverse range of intersecting factors linked to LGBT health disparities, the effects of religious or spiritual practices on the health decisions of LGBT youth, the crucial part support and effective listening plays in the health decisions of LGBT adults and seniors, providing appropriate health care based on patients’ present anatomy, how to use intake or supplemental forms to create a trusting environment, and including resiliency in the framing and assessment of LGBT health.

Learning Objectives:
After viewing this video, the learner will be able to:

  • Distinguish between sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health for LGBT individuals.
  • Identify 5 social and behavioral determinants of health and their disproportionate impact on LGBT patients across the lifespan.
  • Describe 5 health risk behaviors prevalent in LGBT populations and discuss the explanatory factors for these health risk behaviors.


Moderator:
Carey Roth Bayer, EdD, RN, CSE
Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine/Medical Education
Morehouse School of Medicine
Associate Director of Educational Leadership
Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Presenters:
lore m. dickey, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Louisiana Tech University
Contributing Author: Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community

David Malebranche, MD, MPH
Primary Care Physician
University of Pennsylvania Student Health Services
Author: Standing on His Shoulders: What I Learned about Race, Life, and High Expectations from My Haitian Superman Father

Resources:

Suggested Citation:
Association of American Medical Colleges. "Sociocultural and Behavioral Determinants of Health for LGBT Persons." (November, 2015). AAMC Videos and Resources. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges. Available online at: https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/diversity/449520/socioculturalandbehavioral.html

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