ERIC Number: EJ513084
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Psychological, Behavioral, and Social Characteristics Associated with Early Forced Sexual Intercourse among Pregnant Adolescents.
Lanz, Jean B.
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, v10 n2 p188-200 Jun 1995
Explored patterns of substance use and sexual behavior among pregnant adolescents under age 18. Data were examined for associations between a history of early forced sexual intercourse and indicators of psychological, behavioral, and social problems during adolescence. Many pregnant adolescents were found to have experienced early forced sexual intercourse. (JBJ)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior, Child Abuse, Coping, Delinquency, Depression (Psychology), Early Parenthood, Pregnancy, Pregnant Students, Psychological Characteristics, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Social Characteristics, Substance Abuse, Unwed Mothers, Victims of Crime
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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