Sexual Orientation Disparities: Starting in Childhood and Observable in Adolescence?

Baams, L., Feb-2019, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 64, 2, p. 145-146 2 p.

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A long line of research shows that sexual minority adolescents experience bullying and victimization at higher rates than heterosexual youth [1]. More recently, attention has been given to sexual minority adolescent's experiences and the impact on mental health during key periods of adolescence [2,3]. Although this work is immensely valuable in understanding experiences of bullying and associated mental health outcomes, we still know little about the development of bullying for sexual minority adolescents: When do disparities emerge? And do they persist over time?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-146
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Adolescent Health
Issue number2
Early online date16-Jan-2019
Publication statusPublished - Feb-2019

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