Lauren D Costine's scientific contributions

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Background: Sexual minority women disproportionately engage in heavy drinking and shoulder the burden of alcohol dependence. Although several intensive interventions are being developed to meet the needs of treatment-seeking sexual minority women, there remains a lack of preventive interventions to reduce drinking and its consequences among women n...
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BACKGROUND Sexual minority women (SMW) disproportionately engage in heavy drinking and shoulder the burden of alcohol dependence. Although several intensive interventions are being developed to meet the needs of treatment-seeking SMW, there remains a lack of preventative interventions able to reduce drinking and consequences among women not yet mot...

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... A meta-analysis of 15 studies suggested that sexual minority stress indicators (e.g., perceived negative reactions to disclosure of sexual orientation) were associated with drug use among LGB individuals during adolescence (Goldbach et al., 2014). Likewise, different stereotypes held toward different sexual minority identities and experienced victimization by LGB people can lead to unique coping strategies (Hequembourg & Brallier, 2009) such as substance use (Boyle et al., 2017). Therefore, to a certain extent, minority stressors can explain the disparities in age at the first use of drugs. ...