Help-Seeking Patterns Among LGBTQ Young Adults Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence Victimization

May 14, 2019 | By Jillian R. Scheer PhD, and Laura Baams PhD

Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Although intimate partner violence (IPV) is highly prevalent among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) young adults, only little is known regarding gender identity disparities in this population. Findings in this study provide a more complete understanding of gender identity as both risk and protective factors for IPV and IPV-related help-seeking. This study also provides implications for training providers, service availability, and resource allocation for LGBTQ young adults with IPV victimization.

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