The Health Equity Promotion Model: Reconceptulaization LGBTQ

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The Health Equity Promotion Model: Reconceptulaization LGBTQ by Mind Map: The Health Equity Promotion Model: Reconceptulaization LGBTQ

1. Problems:

1.1. National Health initiatives emphasize the importance of eliminating health disparities among historically disadvantaged populations.

1.2. Health disparities

1.2.1. Elevated rates of HIV

1.2.2. Higher rates of overweight and obesity

1.2.3. LGBTQ adults may be at higher risk of some cancers

1.2.4. More likely to report higher risks of asthma

2. Hypothesis:

2.1. Propose a health equity promotion model

2.1.1. Model builds upon Minority Stress Theory

2.1.2. Psychological Mediation framework

3. Findings:

3.1. Studies find that LGBTQ experience discrimination and are more likely to have substance abuse issues

3.2. Lesbian and bisexual women do not utilize health screenings such as cervical cancer and breast cancer

4. Further Research:

4.1. Life course perspectives and keeping up with the rapidly changing umbrella of inclusion of the LGBTQ community is essential to help close the disparity gap within this group.

4.2. Policy makers must look to the larger social context and advocate for change.

5. Conclusion:

5.1. Information regarding sexual and gender identity, behavior and attraction should be part of socioeconomic and sociodemographic data collected to help establish better health care guidelines and accessibility to non-biased health care.

5.2. Policy changes are needed to promote health equity.

5.3. Policy is needed to not only address same sex marriage, but individual singles in the LGBTQ community.

6. Methods:

6.1. Build on this model and there will be better health choices among LGBTQ and minority populations