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Flores, Dalmacio; Docherty, Sharron L.; Relf, Michael V.; McKinney, Ross E.; Barroso, Julie V. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2019
Sex communication interventions facilitate positive sexual health outcomes with heterosexual adolescents. The same has yet to be established for male youth with same-sex attractions, behaviors, and identities. Our study describes the experiences of gay, bisexual, and queer (GBQ)-identifying adolescent males with parent-child sex communication. We…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Interpersonal Relationship, LGBTQ People, Males
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Vasilenko, Sara A.; Maas, Megan K.; Lefkowitz, Eva S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2015
Although sexual behavior is multidimensional, little research has focused on the experience of nonintercourse behaviors for adolescents and emerging adults. This article uses open-ended coded data from a longitudinal study of college students (N = 346; M age = 18.5, 52% female, 27% Hispanic/Latino [HL], 25% non-HL European American, 23% non-HL…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Experience, College Students, Late Adolescents
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Halpern-Meekin, Sarah; Manning, Wendy D.; Giordano, Peggy C.; Longmore, Monica A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
We build on the emerging adulthood literature to examine two forms of relationship instability, reconciliations and sex with an ex; we term these forms of relationship churning. Analyzing recent data on emerging adult daters and cohabitors (n = 792), we find that nearly half report a reconciliation (a breakup followed by reunion) and over half of…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Sexuality, Dating (Social), Questionnaires
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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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Eisenberg, Anna; Bauermeister, Jose A.; Pingel, Emily; Johns, Michelle Marie; Santana, Matthew Leslie – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
Conceptualizations of safer sex practices among young gay men (YGM) are frequently structured around communication between partners and the subsequent utilization or absence of condoms in a sexual encounter. Drawing on a sample of 34 in-depth interviews with YGM, ages 18 to 24, the authors explore the ways in which conceptualizations and…
Descriptors: Safety, Homosexuality, Males, Sex Education
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Regmi, Pramod R.; van Teijlingen, Edwin R.; Simkhada, Padam; Acharya, Dev R. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
Social and cultural changes in Nepal, including better communication facilities and transport, more urbanization and a rising age at which people marry, have created more opportunities for young people for "dating." Our qualitative study explores whether the existence of dating cultures influences young people's sexual behavior in Nepal.…
Descriptors: Disease Control, Young Adults, Foreign Countries, Sexuality
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Levin, Dana S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
The Israeli army drafts both men and women, and most Israelis complete their military service during their emerging adulthood years. This study examined Israeli women's experiences as soldiers in the army. Twenty-three women (18 emerging adults, 5 young adults) were recruited using purposive sampling and interviewed about how they experienced…
Descriptors: Military Service, Sexual Harassment, Females, Military Personnel
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Abdulraheem, I. S.; Fawole, O. I. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2009
The prevalence and correlates of HIV-related risk behaviors among adolescents and youths in Nigeria are poorly documented. This study aims at determining the prevalence and correlates of HIV-related risk behaviors among adolescents and youths in order to plan appropriate intervention measures. This is a descriptive cross-sectional survey using…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Incidence, Focus Groups, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Carroll, Jason S.; Padilla-Walker, Laura M.; Nelson, Larry J.; Olson, Chad D.; McNamara Barry, Carolyn; Madsen, Stephanie D. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2008
This study examined correlates of pornography acceptance and use within a normative (nonclinical) population of emerging adults (individuals aged 18-26). Participants included 813 university students (500 women; M age = 20 years) recruited from six college sites across the United States. Participants completed online questionnaires regarding their…
Descriptors: Pornography, Use Studies, Sexuality, Females
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Lefkowitz, Eva S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2005
Emerging adulthood involves a number of developmental changes, including in the areas of interpersonal relations, religious views, and sexuality. The current study examined individuals' perceptions of changes in these areas as a result of the transition to university. Participants (N = 205, 61% female, age range 18 to 25) responded to open-ended…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Religion, Young Adults, Interpersonal Relationship