Jaime Smith's research while affiliated with University of British Columbia - Vancouver and other places

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... As evidenced by its association with depression, anxiety, suicidality, somatic concerns, and substance abuse, the coming -out process can be extremely stressful (Caitlin & Futterman, 1997;Smith, 1988;Hancock, 1995;Ritter & Terndrup, 2002). For example, coming out to others may involve a variety of risks, including the possible loss of important relationships or even the possibility of violent reprise (Fassinger, 1991). ...