Ellen D B Riggle
Affiliation: University of Kentucky
- Psychological distress, well-being, and legal recognition in same-sex couple relationshipsEllen D B Riggle
Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0027, USA
J Fam Psychol 24:82-6. 2010..The need for further research on the psychological benefits of legal relationship recognition for same-sex couples is discussed...
- LGB identity and eudaimonic well being in midlifeEllen D B Riggle
Departments of Political Science and Gender and Women s Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0027, USA
J Homosex 56:786-98. 2009..These results are discussed in light of recent scholarship on understanding and promoting the well-being of sexual minority individuals...
- Lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals' psychological reactions to amendments denying access to civil marriageSharon Scales Rostosky
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0017, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:302-10. 2010..These 7 themes are illustrated and discussed in light of their implications for conceptualizing and intervening to address discrimination and its negative psychological effects...
- Religiosity as a Protective Factor against Heavy Episodic Drinking (HED) in Heterosexual, Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Young AdultsSharon Scales Rostosky
Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
J Homosex 57:1039-50. 2010..Among men, religiosity was protective, with no differential effects based on sexual identity. Prevention efforts should consider that individual religiosity may be a risk, rather than protective factor for some young adults...
- Online surveys for BGLT research: issues and techniquesEllen D B Riggle
Women s Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 40506 0027, USA
J Homosex 49:1-21. 2005..In this paper, we explore issues related to conducting BGLT survey research online, such as making decisions about survey formats, target populations and recruitment, compensation, access...
- Associations among sexual attraction status, school belonging, and alcohol and marijuana use in rural high school studentsSharon Scales Rostosky
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky, 245 Dickey Hall, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
J Adolesc 26:741-51. 2003..These findings are discussed in light of the need for interventions to address the developmental challenges of sexual minority students...
- Same-sex couple perceptions of family support: a consensual qualitative studySharon Scales Rostosky
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, 245 Dickey Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0017, USA
Fam Process 43:43-57. 2004..No general or typical response strategies to lack of family of origin support emerged, suggesting a lack of models or norms for same-sex couples. The implications for psychotherapeutic interventions with same-sex couples are discussed...
- The positive aspects of being the parent of an LGBTQ ChildKirsten A Gonzalez
Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, 236 Dickey Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0017, USA
Fam Process 52:325-37. 2013..The practice implications of these findings for supporting parents in envisioning positive relationship outcomes for themselves and their children are highlighted in the discussion...
- Is religiosity a protective factor against substance use in young adulthood? Only if you're straight!Sharon S Rostosky
Department of Political Science and Women and Gender Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0017, USA
J Adolesc Health 40:440-7. 2007..Drawing on social influence and developmental theories, we tested the hypothesis that religiosity would provide a protective effect for heterosexual but not sexual minority young adults...
- Impact of mental health on perception of relationship satisfaction and quality among female same-sex couplesMelanie D Otis
College of Social Work, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0027, USA
J Lesbian Stud 10:267-83. 2006..Implications for further research on the strengths and challenges within female same-sex couple relationships are discussed...
- An exploration of lived religion in same-sex couples from Judeo-Christian traditionsSharon Scales Rostosky
Educational and Counseling Psychology, 245 Dickey Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0017, USA
Fam Process 47:389-403. 2008..These findings are instructive to therapists who work with same-sex couples and the family members of GLB individuals. We conclude with specific suggestions for practitioners...
- Gender role models in fictional novels for emerging adult lesbiansJennifer R Cook
Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0017, USA
J Lesbian Stud 17:150-66. 2013..Each theme is discussed in light of its possible contribution to lesbian identity development...
- Commitment in same-sex relationships: A qualitative analysis of couples' conversationsSharon Scales Rostosky
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky, 245 Dickey Hall, 40506 0017, USA
J Homosex 51:199-223. 2006..Unique aspects of commitment are discussed as well as the implications of these findings for future research and service delivery...