TITLE

Teenage pregnancy: trends, contributing factors and the physician's role

AUTHOR(S)
Langille, Donald B.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/22/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 11, p1601
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of physicians in preventing the massive teenage pregnancy in the U.S. Teenage pregnancy affects the public health of teenage mothers who often been isolated and suffered mental problems. In this connection, physician groups lobby for policy initiatives aiming to change the sexual risk behavior of these teenagers and enlighten the youth concerning sex education. Furthermore, physicians provide sexual health information and services.
ACCESSION #
25358997

 

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