SPIRIT (Study of Religiousness and Spirituality among LGBT Individuals)

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to examine the relations between various psychosocial, religious, and spirituality variables in the lives of LGBT persons, specifically as they related to HIV risk-taking behaviors, substance use, and coming out experiences.

 

Publications:

Halkitis, P. N., Mattis, J. S., Sahadath, J., Massie, D., Ladyzhenskaya, L.  Pitrelli, K., et al. (2009). Meaning and manifestations of religion and spirituality among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults. Journal of Adult Development.

Hampton, M.C, Halkitis, P.N., & Mattis, J. (2010). Coping, drug use and religiosity/spirituality in relation to HIV status among gay and bisexual men. AIDS Education & Prevention, 22(5), 417-429.

Halkitis, P.N., Mattis, J., & Sahadath, J., Massie, D., Ladyzhenskaya, L. Pitrelli, K., Bonacci, M. & Cowie, S-A. E. (2009). Meaning and manifestations of religiosity and spirituality among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults. Journal of Adult Development, 16(4), 250-262.