Among the minority stressors with the broadest empirical evidence are gay-related victimization i. The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Then, a polynomial regression with response surface analysis was conducted using the approach described by Shanock et al. Thereby, factorial validity of the scale could be established. This study was carried out in accordance with the recommendations of the Ethics Committee of the Psychological Faculty of the Philipps University of Marburg PUM with online informed consent from all subjects.
SD, standard deviation; Min, minimum; Max, maximum.
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Then, the following variables were computed: Neural mechanisms of the cognitive model of depression. Table 3 Discrepancy between victimization and rejection expectations as predictor of mental health problems. As implied by earlier studies, we therefore hypothesize that we will find a linear relationship between victimization, rejection expectations, and mental health hypothesis 1. Confronting Violence against Lesbians and Gay Men. All predictors included in the polynomial regression explained Over time, he continues to check what little access he can get to regarding the woman that he abandoned.
Thereby, factorial validity of the scale could be established. Breaking barriers Friendships between gay and straight men have always existed. Linear and convex prediction of mental health problems by rejection expectations. Thereby, any participant with the two scores differing half a standard deviation or more were considered to have discrepant values Shanock et al. Brief Symptom Inventory von L. We know that gay men are now coming out at an earlier age. Author Contributions All authors listed, have made substantial, direct and intellectual contribution to the work, and approved it for publication.