SEX RESEARCH UPDATE
- Debate: Is 'abstinence-only' the best sex education policy for schools to implement? Bradley, Elizabeth; Toledo, Eileen // NEA Today;Feb2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p23
Presents opposing views on abstinence-only as the best sex education policy for schools in the U.S. Information on teen promiscuity; Pros and cons of promoting safe sex; Details on the efforts of schools to educate students on disease transmission and contraceptive use.
- Accountability Issues in Adolescent Sexuality. Baker Jr., John Lee // Sexual Science;Summer2005, Vol. 46 Issue 1, pN.PAG
This article explores accountability issues in adolescent sexuality. One of the most salient commitments a country can make for future economic, social and political progress and stability is to tackle the health and development needs of its youth. Rhetoric must be dismissed and replaced with...
- Evidence-Based Review of Contraception for Adolescents. Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;9/1/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p1157
Presents a study by C. Davtyan that reviews contraception issues in adolescents and discusses some of the misconceptions adolescents may have about contraception. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that adolescents need to be educated about sexually transmitted diseases,...
- Sexual Activity and the Sexual Health of Adolescents in the United States. Hellerstedt, Wendy L.; Radel, Elizabeth E. // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Jun2005, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p29
Analyzes the sexual activity and sexual health of adolescents in the United States. Studies of sexual experiences of youth; Positive and negative contributions of romantic relationships to healthy youth development; Contraceptive use of adolescents; Health consequences of sexual activity among...
- Understanding the Impact of Effective Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Programs. Frost, Jennifer J.; Forrest, Jacqueline Darroch // Family Planning Perspectives;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p188
A review of five rigorously evaluated adolescent pregnancy prevention programs shows that all five incorporate an emphasis on abstinence or delay of sexual initiation, training in decision-making and negotiation skills, and education on sexuality and contraception. Four of the five directly or...
- Virus del papiloma humano y adolescencia. Sam Soto, Selene; Ortiz de la Peña y Carranza, Alejandro; Lira Plascencia, Josefina // Ginecologia y Obstetricia de Mexico;abr2011, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p214
Infection with human papillomavirus has increased dramatically in recent years. The highest prevalence rates are among adolescents and young women, reflecting changes in sexual behavior associated with biological factors in adolescent development. Adolescents who begin sexual activity early are...
- A World View of Teen's Sexual Attitudes. Mudore, Constance Faye // Current Health 2;Dec2001 Human Sexuality, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on the sexual behavior of teenagers from different parts of the world. Percentage of women getting married at the age of 18; Use of contraception; Impact of culture.
- Promoting teenage friendly contraception. Dillner, Luisa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/30/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6814, p1355
Focuses on promoting teenage friendly contraception in Great Britain. Emphasis on the family planning program funded by the Department of Health; Training in sex education for occupational health workers; Information on the use of contraceptives for teenagers.
- Adolescent contraceptive use and communication: Changes over a decade. Poppen, Paul J. // Adolescence;Fall94, Vol. 29 Issue 115, p503
Compares the sexual experiences of 186 adolescents in 1979 to those of 215 adolescents in 1989 who were recruited from the same university to determine if there was an increase over the decade in safe sex practices. Self-reported condom use; Sexual career changes; Percentage of respondents...