Report

Profiles of Resilience and Psychosocial Outcomes among Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men

April 2016

This study explores different profiles of resilience factors in young black gay and bisexual men in New York City and compares profiles on psychological distress, mental health, and other psychological factors. The study was published in the American Journal of Community Psychology in March 2016.

AUTHORS
  • Paul A. Wilson
    Assistant Professor, Columbia University
  • Ilan H. Meyer
    Distinguished Senior Scholar of Public Policy
  • Nadav Antebi-Gruszka
    PHD, MHC-LP
  • Melissa R. Boone
    Senior Research Manager, Microsoft
  • Stephanie H. Cook
    Assistant Professor, NYU School of Global Public Health
  • Emily M. Cherenack
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University
Highlights
Young black gay and bisexual men are affected by contextual stressors that threaten their health and wellbeing.
Resilience is a process through which young black gay and bisexual men achieve positive psychosocial outcomes in the face of adverse conditions.
Findings support the notion that there are different patterns of resilience among young black gay and bisexual men.

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Profiles of Resilience and Psychosocial Outcomes among Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men