Perceived mental illness stigma, intimate relationships and sexual risk behavior in youth with mental illness.

@article{Elkington2013PerceivedMI,
  title={Perceived mental illness stigma, intimate relationships and sexual risk behavior in youth with mental illness.},
  author={Katherine S. Elkington and Dusty Hackler and Tracy A Walsh and Jessica A Latack and Karen Mckinnon and Cristiane Borges and Eric Wright and Milton L. Wainberg},
  journal={Journal of adolescent research},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={378-404}
}
The current study examines the role of mental illness-related stigma on romantic or sexual relationships and sexual behavior among youth with mental illness (MI), including youths' experiences of stigma, the internalization of these experiences, and the behavior associated with managing stigma within romantic and sexual relationships. We conducted in-depth… CONTINUE READING