ADOLESCENT SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION DOES IT WORK? CAN IT WORK BETTER? AN ANALYSIS OF RECENT RESEARCH AND MEDIA REPORTS
- CHANGES OVER TIME IN TEENAGE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS: COMPARING THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1950, 1975, AND 2000. Caron, Sandra L.; Moskey, Eilean G. // Adolescence;Fall2002, Vol. 37 Issue 147, p515
Presents a study that investigated the sexual attitudes and experiences in adolescence of individuals who graduated from the same high school in the U.S. Background on the sexual revolution from the 1960s to the 1970s; Analysis of sexual attitudes and beliefs; Implications of the results.
- why we don't have sex. // Dolly;Jan2003, Issue 387, p58
Focuses on a teenage couple who both decided not to have sex until they are married. Reason behind the decision; Influence of religion on the couple's belief towards premarital sex.
- Sexual Initiation Among Adolescent Girls and Boys: Trends and Differentials in Sub-Saharan Africa. Gupta, Neeru; Mahy, Mary // Archives of Sexual Behavior;Feb2003, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p41
This paper examined trends in adolescent sexual initiation in sub-Saharan Africa, with emphasis on differentials in social determinants across gender and contexts. Data were drawn from Demographic and Health Surveys in 8 countries that had at least 2 surveys conducted approximately 5 years...
- New programs improve outcomes for teens. Gold, Melanie; Duffy, Kaiyti; Brakman, Anita // Contraceptive Technology Update;Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p70
The author discusses positive youth development (PYD) programs as a way for adolescent health providers to screen for risk while promoting positive sexual development.
- Familia, amigos y otras fuentes de informaciï¿½n asociadas al inicio de las relaciones sexuales en adolescentes de El Salvador. Ruiz-Canela, Miguel; L�pez-del Burgo, Cristina; Carlos, Silvia; Calatrava, Mar�a; Osorio, Alfonso; de Irala, Jokin // Pan American Journal of Public Health;Jan2012, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p54
Objective. The objective of this study is to verify the influence of messages Salva- dorian youth receive about sexuality, affection, and leisure from family, friends, and the media on the initiation of sexual activity. Methods. Cross-sectional study based on a representative sample of 2 615...
- Understanding What Works and What Doesn't In Reducing Adolescent Sexual Risk-Taking. Kirby, Douglas // Family Planning Perspectives;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p276
This article aims at understanding what works and what doesn't in reducing adolescent sexual risk-taking. People concerned about youth have developed a wide variety of programs to reduce adolescent sexual risk-taking. Sometimes these programs reduced sexual risk-taking; other times, they did...
- A Teen Health Gap. Kantrowitz, Barbara; Springen, Karen // Newsweek;12/12/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 24, p62
The article looks at the medical needs of adolescents. It is suggested that teenagers are unlikely to talk to their pediatricians about their sexual activity or drug use. There is a growing recognition in the medical community that teenagers have health care needs that are different from...
- Parental smoking plays role in teen sex. // Contemporary Sexuality;Oct2002, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p8
This article focuses on the role of parental smoking in teenage sexual activity. Of all risky parental behavior smoking is most closely associated with teenage sexual activity, according to a study published in "The Milbank Quarterly," a health care policy journal. The survey of 19,000 youths in...
- Kids, Sex and Doctors. // Time;11/25/1974, Vol. 104 Issue 22, p103
The article focuses on the issues of teenagers on sex education, contraceptives and abortions without the permission of parents in the U.S. It mentions that civil liberties groups are leaning toward the concept that teenagers should be able to get medical services where sex is concerned without...