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Several such studies, conducted on population samples of high school students, converge in their findings and show that the social environment of sexual minority youth in U. Journal of Nervous Jun 25 Mental Disease.
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For example, even if two studies agree on a common criterion for defining a sexual orientation, one study might regard this as applying to any person who has ever met this criterion, whereas another might only regard that person as being so if they had done so during the year of the survey.
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