Young Adults’ Emotional Reactions After Hooking Up Encounters

@article{Owen2011YoungAE,
  title={Young Adults’ Emotional Reactions After Hooking Up Encounters},
  author={Jesse J. Owen and Frank D. Fincham},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={40},
  pages={321-330}
}
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