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Individual data pooled from twelve UK based population surveys demonstrates that adults who identify as lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) are twice as likely to suffer from poor mental health, although the association varies between age groups

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Aims and scope

BMC Psychiatry is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

Section Editors

  • Cathy Barr, The Toronto Western Hospital
  • Ruth Benca, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Secondo Fassino, Turin University
  • Seena Fazel, University of Oxford
  • Morten Hesse, University of Aarhus
  • Sharon Lawn, Flinders University
  • Ute Lewitzka, Technische Universität Dresden
  • Paul Lysaker, VA Medical center
  • Lon S Schneider, University of Southern California
  • Florian Seemüller, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
  • Wei Wang, Zhejiang University School of Medicine

Executive Editor

  • Anna Clark, BioMed Central