The impact of parents and peers on teenage sexual behavior

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1991
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Kennedy, Barbara
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Ronald Simons
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Sociology
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Sociology
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The purpose of this research was to develop a path model to explain adolescent sexual behavior. The findings indicate that peer's sexual behavior has a significant impact on the teen's sexual behavior. The transmission of parental sexual values appears to come from the opposite gender parent. Parenting practices of father appear to impact on the teen's attitudes and behaviors.

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