ERIC Number: EJ648556
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Risk Factors for Internalizing and Externalizing Problems among Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Adolescents.
Elze, Diane E.
Social Work Research, v26 n2 p89-100 Jun 2002
Investigates risk factors associated with internalizing and externalizing problems among 169 gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents. Data were gathered on individual, family, and community risk factors and youths' mental health and behavioral functioning. Results suggest that adolescents should be carefully assessed for concerns related and not directly related to their sexual orientation, as well as concerns specific to their identity. (Contains 47 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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