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Unformatted text preview: 14-21 are significantly more likely to report depression and anxiety than heterosexual peers. GLBT youth are also the most likely to attempt suicide. A recent review suggested that rates of suicide attempt among GLBT youth was 20-40% higher than heterosexual youth. Socioeconomic Status A familys socioeconomic status is based on family income, parental education level, parental occupation and status in the community. Families with low SES often lack financial, social and educational support. Parents may have inadequate skills to prepare children for school. As a result, children from families with low SES are at greater risk of entering school underprepared. They are also at higher risk to be involved in crime, drug use and early sex resulting in higher rates of teen pregnancy....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course HDF 411 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Central Mich..
- Spring '10