Mental Health Problems among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths Ages 14 to 21

@article{Daugelli2002MentalHP,
  title={Mental Health Problems among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths Ages 14 to 21},
  author={A. D'augelli},
  journal={Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={7},
  pages={433 - 456}
}
  • A. D'augelli
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry
The mental health problems of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (lgb) youths were studied using a sample of 542 youths from community settings. Information about the development of sexual orientation, problems related to sexual orientation, parents’ reactions, and victimization based on sexual orientation was related to mental health symptoms and suicidality. Lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths were found to demonstrate more symptoms than a comparison group of adolescents. Over one- third of the sample… Expand
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