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Substance use among middle-aged and older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States, 2015 to 2017
summary
Analyses found a greater cannabis use and prescription misuse of opioids and tranquilizers among older LGB adults. Cannabis use by LGB adults has been shown to be higher for adults ages = 18 compared with that for heterosexuals, and results confirm these differences among older adults.
Full citation:
Han BH, Miyoshi M, Palamar JJ (2020).
Substance use among middle-aged and older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States, 2015 to 2017
Journal of General Internal Medicine [Epub 2020 Jun 1]. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05635-2.