Natural mentoring relationships and adolescent health: evidence from a national study.

  title={Natural mentoring relationships and adolescent health: evidence from a national study.},
  author={David Lane Dubois and Naida Silverthorn},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={95 3},
OBJECTIVES We used nationally representative data to examine the impact of natural (or informal) mentoring relationships on health-related outcomes among older adolescents and young adults. METHODS We examined outcomes from Wave III of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health as a function of whether or not respondents reported a mentoring relationship. Logistic regression was used with control for demographic variables, previous level of functioning, and individual and… CONTINUE READING
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