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ERIC Number: EJ455280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-118X
Parental Support, Depressed Affect, and Sexual Experience among Adolescents.
Whitbeck, Les B.; And Others
Youth and Society, v24 n2 p166-77 Dec 1992
Examines the effect of unsupportive family relations and low self-esteem on teenage sexual activity and alcohol use. Data from a telephone survey of 301 male and 242 female adolescents in Iowa suggested significant gender differences, with young women in unsupportive contexts seeking compensatory intimacy outside the family. (JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iowa