Family Rejection as a Predictor of Negative Health Outcomes in White and Latino Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Young Adults

@article{Ryan2009FamilyRA,
  title={Family Rejection as a Predictor of Negative Health Outcomes in White and Latino Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Young Adults},
  author={Caitlin Ryan and David M Huebner and Rafael M. D{\'i}az and Joaqu{\'i}n S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={123},
  pages={346 - 352}
}
OBJECTIVE. We examined specific family rejecting reactions to sexual orientation and gender expression during adolescence as predictors of current health problems in a sample of lesbian, gay, and bisexual young adults. METHODS. On the basis of previously collected in-depth interviews, we developed quantitative scales to assess retrospectively in young adults the frequency of parental and caregiver reactions to a lesbian, gay, or bisexual sexual orientation during adolescence. Our survey… 

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