Adolescents with psychiatric disorders and the risk of HIV. But because this is my brother, he's never going to do anything to hurt me. Adolescent sexual behavior in two ethnic minority samples: While individual and group interventions for low-income youth have been shown to be effective in promoting consistent contraceptive use for at-risk youth Boekeloo et al. In a study testing the principles of SLT with regard to sexual risk, McHale and colleagues 20 observed associations between teens and their older siblings on three criteria: Indeed, a more general limitation of this research approach is that the data are by nature correlational and nested.
Female teens who reported having a sibling who was a teen parent were more likely to indicate that sexual relations are normal for teens in their age group.
Perceptions of siblings’ sexual activity predict sexual attitudes among at-risk adolescents
Additionally, self-reported sexual behavior by older siblings is associated with earlier onset of sex among their younger siblings. Child Dev. The friend immediately inundated her with articles on GSA. Clin Psychol Rev. University of Vermont; Burlington: