ERIC Number: EJ627674
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
High-Risk Behavior among Gay Adolescents: Implications for Treatment and Support.
Johnson, Cheri C.; Johnson, Kirk A.
Adolescence, v35 n140 p619-37 Win 2000
Contrasts the experiences of most adolescents during social and psychological development with the special challenges faced by those developing an awareness of their homosexuality. Emphasis is placed upon the interplay between societal prejudices and discrimination toward homosexuality and personal development and risk-taking behavior in gay adolescents. Implications for mental health policy and treatment are discussed. (MKA)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A