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ERIC Number: EJ676923
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0140-1971
Pubertal Timing, Sexual Behaviour and Self-Reported Depression in Middle Adolescence.
Kaltiala-Heino, Riittakerttu; Kosunen, Elisa; Rimpela, Matti
Journal of Adolescence, v26 n5 p531-45 Oct 2003
Study analyzed associations between pubertal timing, sexual activity, and self-reported depression in sample of girls and boys aged 14-16. Among girls, self-reported depression was associated with early puberty and intimate sexual relationship. Among boys, depression was associated with every early and late puberty and experience of intercourse. Early puberty is a risk factor for self-reported depression. (Contains 49 references and 4 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland