The Sex Education of Adolescents
- What do teens want to know about sex? Monroe, Judy // Current Health 2;Nov96 Supplement, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p1
Focuses on the significant information about sex education teenagers must know. Definition of libido; Difference between sex and love; Safe sex; Sexually transmitted diseases; Contraceptives as risk factors for HIV; Condoms.
- Teenagers and Sexuality at Camp. Ponton, Lynn E. // Camping Magazine;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p20
Provides information on understanding teenagers and sexuality at camps in the United States. INSETS: Understanding Sexual Abuse: Guidelines for Adults;Talking with Adolescents about Sex: Ten Tips for Adults.
- Healthy early-adolescent development (11-13 years olds): Implementing a human sexuality... Dycus, Sandra; Costner, Gwyn M. // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling;Oct90, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p46
Discusses the implementation of human sexuality curriculum and a pilot program for seventh grade in Rutherford County School System, Tennessee in 1985. Background on the development the county human sexuality curriculum in 1984; Informed parental choice; Conducting sessions in small and same...
- Sex miseducation. Kirby, Douglas // Mother Jones;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p48
Examines the article of Barbara Dafoe Whitehead on the parents' influence on the sex education of teenagers in United States, published in the 1993 `Atlantic Monthly' periodical. Scientific evidence that government's program on sex education are not effective; Programs based on established...
- Beyond the birds & the bees. Clark, Liana R.; Cohall, Alwyn T. // Patient Care;4/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p102
Part II. Discusses sex education for teenagers in the United States. Prevalence of sex experience among teenagers; Reasons for having sex; Social issues and implications; Includes higher teenage pregnancy rates; Sources of information for a typical American teenager. INSET: Myths and milestones..
- "Well, maybe I'll try the pill for just a few months..." Brief Motivational and Narrative-based Interventions to Encourage Contraceptive Use Among Adolescents at High Risk for Early Childbearing. Cowley, Carol Bandura; Farley, Tillman; Beamis, Kathlynn // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ;Summer2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p183
Discusses interventions to encourage contraceptive use among adolescents at high risk for early childbearing in the United States. Ambivalence about contracepting; Counseling interventions that include practices from Motivational Interviewing and Narrative Therapy; Desire to become better...
- I blew it with my teenager. What should I do? Curran, Dolores // Marriage Partnership;Fall94, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p76
Discusses how parents should deal with their teenage son's curiosity for pornography. Positive consequence of having a mother who overreacts on the discovery of pornography in her son's room; Need to explain why she freaked out; Sex instruction.
- Talking to kids about sex. Rosemond, John // Better Homes & Gardens;Sep93, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p166
Offers suggestions on how to discuss sex with children. Effectivity of regular, low-chats; Opening of lines of communications about sexual exploration; Talks about sex based on teenagers' angle; Dealing with attitudes and value rather than technique and biology.
- CDC analysis finds comprehensive sex ed is more effective than ab-only. // Contemporary Sexuality;Jan2010, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p8
The article reports that an independent panel commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has discovered that comprehensive sex instruction programs are more effective at helping teenagers prevent unwanted pregnancy and disease than abstinence-only programs.