Persone LGBTI e accesso alla salute in Italia. I risultati della ricerca Opendoors

Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Elena Togni, Giacomo Viggiani
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/2 Language Italian
Pages 14 P. 9-22 File size 91 KB
DOI 10.3280/SES2022-002002
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The paper outlines the state of research in the field of LGBTI people’s health needs and pro-fessionals’ assumptions in Italy. After a review of the previous studies, the article describes and discuss the main results of a recent survey conducted in the Brescia area on the attitudes of medical students towards LGBTI people and their knowledge of specific health needs, useful for improving health services. The results of the study show a mostly positive attitude of the participants towards LGBTI people and, on average, a fair knowledge of their health issues, as well as provides inspiration for future research.

Keywords: healthcare; LGBTI; sexual orientation; gender identity; discrimination; access to health

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Elena Togni, Giacomo Viggiani, Persone LGBTI e accesso alla salute in Italia. I risultati della ricerca Opendoors in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 2/2022, pp 9-22, DOI: 10.3280/SES2022-002002