Year: 2014 Source: Journal of Adolescent Health.(2013).53(5):671Ð673.DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.07.023 SIEC No: 20140232

To examine depressive symptoms and suicidality in adolescence and adulthood in a sample of depressed adolescents in five sexual identity groups (heterosexual, mostly heterosexual, bisexual, mostly gay, and gay). Within-group differences are important to consider in delivering effective mental health services. Although depressive symptoms diminished in young adulthood in all groups, suicidality did not. Mostly gay and bisexual young adults did not report the same significant declines as their peers.

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