09/10/2014 02:40 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

LGBT People Twice As Likely To Suffer From Chronic Mental Health Problems

LGBT people are two to three times more likely to suffer a chronic psychological problem, such as depression, a study by the University of Cambridge has revealed today.

The study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, was developed with the Harvard Medical School and the RAND corporation, a policy think tank. It was based on a survey of 2 million people, of whom 27,000 identified as a sexual minority, making it the largest survey ever conducted of the LGBT community.

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