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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities. The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

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The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding.

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAPOR

American Association for Public Opinion Research

ACASI

audio computer-assisted self-interview

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

BMI

body mass index

BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHIS

California Health Interview Survey

DEBI

Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions

DOMA

Defense of Marriage Act

DSM

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

GIDC

gender identity disorder of childhood

GLMA

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

GnRH

gonadotropin-releasing hormone

GSI

General Severity Index

GSS

General Social Survey

GUTS

Growing Up Today Study

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HPV

human papillomavirus

HRT

hormone replacement therapy

IOM

Institute of Medicine

LGB

lesbian, gay, and bisexual

LGBT

lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender

MA BRFSS

Massachusetts Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

MIDUS

Midlife Development in the United States

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NCAVP

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

NCS

National Comorbidity Survey

NESARC

National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHBS

National HIV Behavioral Survey

NHIS

National Health Interview Survey

NHS

Nurses’ Health Study

NHSDA

National Household Survey of Drug Abuse

NHSLS

National Health and Social Life Survey

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NLHCS

National Lesbian Health Care Survey

NNHS

National Nurses Health Survey

NORC

National Opinion Research Center

NSFG

National Survey of Family Growth

NSHAP

National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project

NSSHB

National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior

NTDS

National Transgender Discrimination Survey

RCT

randomized controlled trial

STD

sexually transmitted disease

STI

sexually transmitted infection

THIS

Transgender Health Initiative Survey

VDH

Virginia Department of Health

WPATH

World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK64797

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