Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Romantic Relationships Buffer Gay and Lesbian Youth From Psychological Distress

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Lesbian and gay youth showed significantly less psychological distress and were buffered against the negative effects of bullying and victimization when they were in a relationship than when they were not, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study conducted in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati.The finding is particularly important because prior research has not found a protective effect like this for support from parents and friends.