Age of minority sexual orientation development and risk of childhood maltreatment and suicide attempts in women.

@article{Corliss2009AgeOM,
  title={Age of minority sexual orientation development and risk of childhood maltreatment and suicide attempts in women.},
  author={Heather L Corliss and Susan D. Cochran and Vickie M. Mays and Sander Greenland and Teresa Seeman},
  journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={511-21}
}
Women with minority sexual orientations (e.g., lesbian, bisexual) are more likely than heterosexual women to report histories of childhood maltreatment and attempted suicide; however, the importance of the timing of minority sexual orientation development in contributing to this increased risk is uncertain. This study investigated relationships between self-reported ages of achieving minority sexual orientation development milestones (first awareness of same-gender attractions, disclosure of a… CONTINUE READING
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