Addressing Trauma While Treating LGBTQ+ Individuals

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is pervasive in the LGBTIQA+ community. This is primarily because individuals that identify as LGBTIQA+ are at greater risk of childhood maltreatment, witnessing deadly violence, witnessing the trauma of a close friend or relative, and experiencing the unexpected death of someone close to them, than are individuals who identify as heterosexual. […]