TITLE

The content and context of sexuality education: An exploratory study in one state

AUTHOR(S)
Firestone, William A.
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
Family Planning Perspectives;May/Jun94, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effects of sexuality education to sexual behavior. The results of various studies show that sexuality education have discouraging effects to sexual behavior. It has been examined that there are no consistent relationship between sexuality education and sexual intercourse. However, sexuality education contributed to the increase of use of contraceptives. The little effects of sexuality education to sexual behavior could be attributed to certain factors such as the lack of effective elements in the courses of sexuality education.
ACCESSION #
9407113417

 

Related Articles

  • Common Sense on Condom Education. Sroka, Stephen R. // Education Week;3/13/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 25, p39 

    The article discusses the topic of common sense on condom education. Common sense and condom sense seldom accompany each other these days. The mere mention of condom education is enough to make otherwise sensible people emotionally charged and vocal about what they think sex education should be...

  • YVONNE'S WORST SEX EVER.  // Ralph;Jun2005, p68 

    The author reveals several mistakes made during sexual intercourse. She identifies several types of men based on their sexual performance. She describes the common mistakes committed by men during the sexual act. She recommends a number tips to remedy sexual mistakes.

  • Breakage and Acceptability of a Polyurethane Condom: A Randomized, Controlled Study. Frezieres, Ron G.; Walsh, Tern L.; Nelson, Anita L.; Clark, Virginia A.; Coulson, Anne H. // Family Planning Perspectives;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p73 

    Context: Although the first commercial polyurethane condom was approved for use several years ago, no U.S. clinical trial has compared its performance to that of the latex condom. Methods: In a masked crossover study 360 couples were randomized to use three polyurethane condoms and three latex...

  • Never Too Old to Learn -- or Keep Learning. CHAVEZ, SHANNON; WICKMAN, DEBRA // USA Today Magazine;Mar2013, Vol. 141 Issue 2814, p50 

    The article offers information on the rising need for proper sex education in the society. Sexual development keeps taking place throughout one's life. Human body keeps growing, and along with it sexual behavior also changes. Therefore, it is must for children to learn about the most important...

  • Now, some resources.  // Santa Fe Reporter;2/11/2015, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p15 

    No abstract available.

  • Factors Associated with Hispanic Teenagers' Attitude Toward the Importance of Birth Control. Gibson, John W.; Lanz, Jean B. // Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal;Oct91, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p399 

    The article discusses the attitude of Hispanic teenagers toward the importance of birth control. The author relates that attitudes, beliefs, and values have been found to be an important components of an adolescent's decision to initiate and to continue sexual activity and to use contraception....

  • Swedish Women Prefer Reversible Methods; Few Choose to Be Sterilized. Althaus, F. // Family Planning Perspectives;Jan/Feb90, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p42 

    The article discusses a study which showed that contraceptive prevalence is extremely high among Swedish women who rely on pill, condoms or the intrauterine device. The pill is the most popular method among 15-34 years of age. Older women are more likely to rely on the intrauterine device or...

  • The ABC(DE)s of Condom Use. Hollander, Dore // Family Planning Perspectives;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p42 

    The article focuses on a study that examined people's awareness regarding how to use a condom. The study was conducted on 360 condom users who were attending a family planning clinic in Michigan. Five steps were suggested for greater degree of protection including the use of condom for each...

  • United Kingdom teens prove to be good sex educators.  // Contemporary Sexuality;Oct2004, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p8 

    This article presents information on sex educators. Peer-based sex education is at least as effective as adult-led instruction, according to a new English study. British girls who received sex education from other teens as part of a public school initiative known as RIPPLE were less likely to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics