Sexual health education in the schools: Questions & answers (3rd edition)
- Sex Education. Stock, Wendy // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History;1998, p528
The article focuses on sexual education practice in the U.S. Sexuality education ideally would encompass sexual knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, values and behaviors. Most U.S. sexuality education classes promote abstinence from sexual behaviors without offering equal attention to a presentation...
- Sexual health in adolescents. Stammers, Trevor // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/20/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7585, p103
The author suggests that Great Britain consider abstinence or saved sex programs in view of the fact that, in spite of school sex education, adolescent sexual health is in decline. He cites the article, "Impact of a theoretically based sex education programme (SHARE) delivered by teachers on NHS...
- Safe sex or no sex? Wittmeier, Carmen // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;09/27/99, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p38
Focuses on teen sexuality and abstinence. Data from Statistics Canada and the Washington, D.C. Consortium of States Physicians Resource Councils; Factors contributing to Alberta teens decision to forestall sex.
- Where Youth Are Today: What You Need To Know About the Teen Sex Crisis/Why Do You Listen To? Choosing Sexual Abstinence (Film). Pendergrast, Mark // Library Journal;2/1/1990, Vol. 115 Issue 2, p121
Reviews the films "Where Youth Are Today: What You Need To Know About the Teen Sex Crisis" and "Why Do You Listen To? Choosing Sexual Abstinence," which both deal with teenagers and sexuality.
- EFFECT OF PARENTAL MONITORING ON THE SEXUAL BEHAVIOURS OF ADOLESCENTS IN JAMAICA. Bhardwaj, Sanjana A.; Ramsay, Hope; Bain, Brendan; Prakasam, C. P. // Journal of Family Welfare;Jun2007, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p21
The article focuses on the influence of parental monitoring on the sexual behavior of adolescents in Jamaica. It seeks to determine the impact of perceived parental monitoring on sexual behavior through an assessment of peer group influence, self-efficiency, self-confidence toward abstinence,...
- firstword. Powell, Vicky // Gay Times (09506101);May2004, Issue 308, p7
Focuses on teenage boys who are refusing to admit they could be infected with sexually transmitted diseases in England. Rate of boys who visited clinics for a check-up in 2003 according to the Department of Health in England; Aim of the Big Conversation events hosted by the British government...
- Abstinence program success. // American School Board Journal;Apr2010, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p69
The article reports on the success of an abstinence program among youth in Virginia based on a new research published in the "Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine" which reveals the effectiveness of an abstinence-only program in grade six and seven students.
- Kirby: Abstinence-only programs don't work. // Contemporary Sexuality;Dec2007, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p11
The article focuses on a study written by Doug Kirby, PhD, that abstinence-only sex education programs do not work in the U.S. According to Kirby, there is no any strong evidence that any abstinence program delays the initiation of sex, hastens the return to abstinence or reduces the number of...
- Quick Hits: Sex in the News. // Contemporary Sexuality;Jun2007, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p12
The article investigates whether sex abstinence programs effectively prevent teenagers from engaging in premarital sex in the U.S. The results of a congressional mandated study showed that these abstinence until marriage sex education classes, which were funded by the government, are not...