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Master of Arts (MA)
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Gay and bisexual men experience a higher prevalence of negative mental health outcomes than their heterosexual counterparts. This study examines sexual identity milestone achievement—the age of first coming out to friends—for mediation on the association between childhood experiences of peer rejection and levels of emotion dysregulation in adulthood.
Carter, Joseph A., "Peer Rejection and Emotion Development: The Role of Peer Rejection and Coming Out on Emotional Health among Gay and Bisexual Men" (2017). CUNY Academic Works.