Peer Victimization, Social Support, and Psychosocial Adjustment of Sexual Minority Adolescents

@article{Williams2005PeerVS,
  title={Peer Victimization, Social Support, and Psychosocial Adjustment of Sexual Minority Adolescents},
  author={Trish Williams and Jennifer Connolly and Debra J Pepler and Wendy Craig},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={2005},
  volume={34},
  pages={471-482}
}
The present study examined the link between sexual orientation and adjustment in a community sample of 97 sexual minority (gay male, lesbian, bisexual, and questioning) high school students, taking into account their experiences of peer victimization and social support within peer and family contexts. Adolescents were identified in a large-scale survey study conducted at 5 high schools. They were matched to a comparison sample of their heterosexual peers. Sexual minority adolescents reported… Expand

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