Substance use and mental health disparities among sexual minority girls: results from the Pittsburgh girls study.

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PURPOSE To examine substance use and mental health disparities between sexual minority girls and heterosexual girls. METHODS Data from the Pittsburgh Girls Study were analyzed. All girls were 17 years old. Girls were included if they were not missing self-reported sexual orientation and mental health data (N = 527). Thirty-one girls (6%) endorsed same-sex… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2011.06.011

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@article{Marshal2012SubstanceUA, title={Substance use and mental health disparities among sexual minority girls: results from the Pittsburgh girls study.}, author={Michael P. Marshal and Gina S. Sucato and Stephanie D. Stepp and Alison E Hipwell and Helen A Smith and Mark S. Friedman and Tammy Chung and Nina Markovic}, journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology}, year={2012}, volume={25 1}, pages={15-8} }