This instance highlights the complex challenges psychiatrists face when treating LGBT patients.

This instance highlights the complex challenges psychiatrists face when treating LGBT patients.

On time 8 of hospitalization, Mr. J had been discovered crying inside the space and showed up extremely upset; he described experiencing “unbearable pain” and “guilt,” desperate to perish. He consented to take a seat and speak to one of several psychiatry residents to who he indicated which he ended up being homosexual but didn’t desire other clients to understand. He indicated he was straight and was ashamed of his sexuality and had been to a conversion therapy center at his mother’s insistence, but it did not work for him that he wished. He admitted in dangerous situations, and self medicates because he “does not understand what else to accomplish. he frequently cuts himself, places himself” He also reported that he usually hurts other individuals in order that they think he could be a “strong man.”

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