Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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