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Landmark Textbook Aims to Improve Clinician, Consumer Understanding of Lesbian Health
Date:2/4/2010

A landmark textbook focusing on lesbian health, based on extensive research and the clinical experience of its 46 chapter authors, is now available.

(Vocus) February 4, 2010 -- A landmark textbook focusing on lesbian health, based on extensive research and the clinical experience of its 46 chapter authors, is now available.

Initially conceived as a textbook for physicians and nurses, the book is written in consumer-friendly language and can be used as a reference for students or by lesbians interested in learning about their own health.

Published by the UCSF Nursing Press, Lesbian Health 101- A Clinician’s Guide covers a range of health-related issues for lesbians along the lifecycle continuum, including health screenings, substance abuse, depression, reproduction, menopause, partner violence, disabilities, and hospice care.

“Many clinicians wrongly assume that lesbians face the same health issues as heterosexual women when in fact, this population is more at risk for cancer, heart disease and substance abuse. As the first evidence-based textbook focused on lesbian health for clinicians, Lesbian Health 101 is intended to help doctors and nurses identify and more sensitively manage the needs of lesbian patients,” said Suzanne L. Dibble, DNSc, RN, the book’s co-editor, professor at the Institute for Health and Aging in the UCSF School of Nursing, and co-founder and former co-director of the UCSF Lesbian Health & Research Center (LHRC).

The book comes one decade after the government released two significant reports recognizing the underserved health needs of lesbians. In 1999, the Institute of Medicine reported that the US health care system does not adequately serve the lesbian population. In 2000, the Department of Health and Human Services released “Healthy People 2010,” its 10-year plan which identified lesbian and gay Americ
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