Family dynamics throughout teen years linked to sexual risk behaviors

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A new publication¬†from the Flint Adolescent Study explores how family functioning throughout the adolescent years relates to sexual risk behaviors among teens. HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remain a major public health concern in the US. Adolescents are at increased risk for HIV/STI and Black adolescents are disproportionately affected. ¬†Previous studies have linked decreased family conflict and increased …