Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 25th, 2003
"The transition to parenthood, unlike other types of pregnancy resolution, encourages adolescent females to assume a more responsible adult role that is ultimately incongruent with delinquent activity," says Esther I. Wilder, PhD, of Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and two colleagues writing in the journal The Sociological Quarterly.
Wilder and Trina Hope, PhD, of the University of Oklahoma, and Toni Terling Watt,...
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