The health perspectives of Australian adolescents from same-sex parent families: a mixed methods study
SR Crouch, E Waters, R McNair, J Power
CHILD CARE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2015
BACKGROUND: Research involving adolescents from same-sex parent families provides an important contribution to the evidence base on their health, well-being and the impact of stigma. To date reports on the perspectives of adolescents with same-sex attracted parents have been limited. This study aimed to describe the multidimensional experiences of physical, mental and social well-being of adolescents living in this context. METHODS: A mixed methods study of adolescents with same-sex attracted parents comprising of an adolescent-report survey of 10- to 17-year-olds and family interviews with adolescents and their parents. Data were collected in 2012 and 2013 as part of the Australian Study of..View full abstract
This work was funded by an Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship.