TITLE

SEX RESEARCH UPDATE

AUTHOR(S)
Mckay, Alexander
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality;Summer98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p160
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes recent research on abstinence and safer sex based HIV-risk reduction interventions for adolescents; sex offender recidivism; oral medication for erectile dysfunction; the sexual health knowledge of Nova Scotia adolescents; an HIV-risk reduction intervention for homeless men with mental illness; the content of popular magazine articles on parent-child communication about sexuality; and the effects of making emergency contraception available without a prescription. In the article "Abstinence and safer-sex HIV risk-reduction interventions for African American adolescents: A randomized controlled trial," by J.B. Jemmott, L.S. Jemmott and G.T. Fong have noted that, with respect to sexual risk reduction programs for adolescents, the issue of whether abstinence or safer-sex should be the primary focus of such interventions. The article "A Meta-Analysis of Sexual Offender Recidivism Studies," by R.K. Hanson and M.T. Bussiere shows that the development of accurate risk assessment procedures is an important component of the goal to reduce recidivism among sex offenders.
ACCESSION #
1098838

 

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