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Developmental and gender differences in anonymous support-seeking: Analysis of data from a community help line for children

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Correspondence to Wendy Kliewer.

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We thank David Dooley and three anonymous reviewers for their comments on an earlier version of this manuscript.

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Kliewer, W., Lepore, S.J., Broquet, A. et al. Developmental and gender differences in anonymous support-seeking: Analysis of data from a community help line for children. Am J Commun Psychol 18, 333–339 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00931308

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Keywords

  • Gender Difference
  • Social Psychology
  • Health Psychology