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Elkington, Katherine S.; Hackler, Dusty; Walsh, Tracy A.; Latack, Jessica A.; McKinnon, Karen; Borges, Cristiane; Wright, Eric R.; Wainberg, Milton L. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
The current study examines the role of mental illness-related stigma on romantic or sexual relationships and sexual behavior among youth with mental illness (MI), including youths' experiences of stigma, the internalization of these experiences, and the behavior associated with managing stigma within romantic and sexual relationships. We conducted…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Intimacy
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McKee, M. Diane; Karasz, Alison – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2006
The considerable risk of negative consequences of unprotected intercourse underscores a need to better understand how Latina adolescent girls acquire the skills to manage the risks associated with sexuality. The authors used in-depth qualitative interviews with mothers and their daughters to examine communication related to sexuality with the goal…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Sexuality, Disease Control, Hispanic Americans