166. Relationship Quality and Minority Stressors Predicts Health Symptoms Among Partnered Adolescent Sexual Minority Males

Sexual minority adolescents are three to four times more likely to experience depression or anxiety than their heterosexual peers. Sexual minority adolescents in romantic relationships may be at higher risk of developing anxiety and depression symptoms, yet studies examining relationship quality as a predictor of mental health among sexual minority adolescents is limited.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Source Type: research