Adolescent Romantic Relations and Sexual Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practical Implications

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Subject Index

A
Abuse, see child maltreatment, victimization
Academic achievement, 7, 13
Adolescent romance
as developmental process, 5, 110, 116–131, 138, 171–172, 190–205, 213, 218–222, 337–338, 341, 345, 363, 373, 376–378
Adolescent romantic relationships, see Romantic relationships in adolescence
Add Health Study, see National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
Adolescent fathers, see Adolescent parenthood
Adolescent mothers, see Adolescent parenthood
Adolescent parenthood, xi, 13, 28, 71, 297318
adjustment to, 298, 316
clinical implications, 317–318
cohabitation, 299, 309, 314
coparenting, 297–301, 304–305, 309–311, 314–316
father participation, 300, 316–317
interpersonal behavior, 298–299, 310–315
gender differences in, 310–312, 316
research methodology issues, 301
romantic relationships, 298–301, 309–312
social support, 298–299, 314
stress, 308–309, 313–314
Adolescent pregnancy, xi, 12, 279, 297–299
Adolescent marriage, 14
AYliation, 9, 110–112
African-Americans, 25–26, 36–48, 285, 310
cohabitation, 25, 26, 285
marriage, 25–26
Age differences, see Age effects
Age effects (and romantic relations), 24–25, 28, 32–38, 45–47, 148, 213–215, 219221
Aggression, see Violence in adolescent romance
Alcohol use, see Substance use
Ambivalence
and adolescent romance, 7
Androgens, 59–60
Antisocial behavior, 170, 248, 254–258
Anxiety, 141–142
Asian-Americans, 33, 35, 39, 48, 50
Assortive mating, 23, 26, 40, 129, 258–259, 265, 361
Attachment, x, 8, 23, 125–126, 137–156, 163, 187–190, 214–218, 376
Autonomy, see Individuation

B
Behavioral genetics, 27
Biological models, 57
Biological processes, ix, 57–78
cortisol, 70
myelination, 60, 61
physiological reaction to novelty, 70
prenatal androgen exposure, 60
related to sexual development, 60
Biosocial models, 61, 362, 378
Bisexuality, 88, 98, see Sexual minority youth
Brain structures related to sexual behavior, 60
Breakups, 14, 200–204

C
Case examples, 121–125, 164, 176–178, 214, 371

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