Citations with the tag: SEX education for teenagers
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- The Sex Education of Adolescents.
Zaitsev, G.K.; Zaitsev, A.G.; Khaptanova, T.G. // Russian Education & Society; Mar2003, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p30
Analyzes a study conducted to find out the need for sex education among teenagers in Russia. Factors responsible for the need of sex education among teenagers; Psychological reasons for the rise of negative tendencies in children.
- 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.
Rosemond, John // 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.
- Sexuality, sexual health.
Headley, Sue // Youth Studies Australia; Sep2000, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p61
Presents an abstract of the study `STAND: A peer educator training curriculum for sexual risk reduction in the rural south,' by M.U. Smith and R.J. DiClemente, from the 2000 issue of `Preventative Medicine.'
Levin, Dr. // Scholastic Choices; Sep95, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p36
Answers questions from teenagers about love and sex. Sex with boyfriend; Fear of rejection from friend; Confusion about love.
- NYC makes sex education for students mandatory.
JOHNSON, STEPHON // New York Amsterdam News; 8/18/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 33, p3
The article reports on the move of New York City in requiring sex education for public middle and high school students, mentioning that the city conceives that lessons about sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and condoms are essential in improving the lives of young Black and Latino teenagers.
- Lickona promotes false claims about sex education.
Bennetta, William J. // Educational Leadership; Oct94, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p74
Comments on Thomas Lickona's claims about sex education for teenagers in the United States. Lickona's views based on the Religious Right; Teen-aid as a political outfit selling various ideological publications; Use of fictitious claims about endorsements; Lickona's endorsement of Teen-Aid's...
- Directive sex education is our best hope.
Lickona, Thomas // Educational Leadership; Oct94, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p76
Focuses on the need for teaching directive sex education for teenagers in the United States. Variability of morality; Sexual abstinence as the only medically safe and morally responsible choice for an unmarried teenager; Address of social issues; Citing of contraceptive failure rates based on...
- Editor's Introduction.
Rowland, David L. // Annual Review of Sex Research; 2007, Vol. 18, preceding p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Aaron T. Goetz and colleagues on sperm competition in humans and another by Douglas Kirby on sex education for teenagers.
- Catholics warn of God's wrath.
Rowland, David L. // Filipino Post; 8/16/2012, p9
The article discusses the opposition of Catholics in Philippines to a proposed law that will fund free contraceptives and open school classes on reproductive health and sexuality for pre-teenagers, because they think that this law will promote both promiscuity among youth and abortion.
- Fewer pregnancies, more virginity among teens.
Rowland, David L. // Off Our Backs; May2001, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p4
Reports the reduction of teenaged pregnancies due to comprehensive sex education in the Netherlands.
- Study: Teens don't trust online sexuality education.
Rowland, David L. // Contemporary Sexuality; Feb2011, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p7
This article reports on the use of the internet in sex education for American teenagers, describing the results of the study "Is the Internet Filling the Sexual Health Information Gap for Teens? An Exploratory Study" from researchers Rachel Jones and Anne Biddlecom.
- The truth is out there.
Cattrell, Jim // Advocate; 9/13/2005, Issue 946, p10
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Sex, Lies, and Teenagers," published in the August 16, 2005 issue of "The Advocate" journal, which centered on the Internet's role in providing sex education to teenagers.
- Let's talk about sex.
Jeschelnig, Virginia // School Library Journal; Mar95, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p141
Reviews several books on teenage sexuality that were chosen for their accuracy, frankness, and readability. `Your Body, Yourself,' by Alison Bell and Lisa Rooney; `Changes in You and Me: A Book About Puberty Mostly for Boys' and `Changes in You and Me: A Book about Puberty Mostly for Girls,' by...
- The birds and the bees: An analysis of advice given to parents through the popular press.
Simanski, Julia Weeks // Adolescence; Spring98, Vol. 33 Issue 129, p33
Focuses on a study which examines the necessity for sex education among adolescents in the United States, since there is an increase of teenage pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, while looking at the role of the popular press. Reference to studies conducted by Koblinsky and Atchinson...
- Sex ed as sex ideology.
Simanski, Julia Weeks // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 11/7/94, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p21
Reports that the cover story of the October 1994 issue of `The Atlantic Monthly' states that there is little evidence to show that comprehensive sex education has had a significant impact on teenage sexual behavior. Statistics of unwed teenage childbearing; How comprehensive sex education is...
- Birth control update.
Mudore, Constance Faye // Current Health 2; Dec99, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p1
Presents updates on birth control in the United States. Prevalence of misconceptions about birth control and sexually transmitted infection (STI) among the youth; Decrease in the number of teenage pregnancies and STI; Impact of teenage pregnancy on education, health and quality of life; Need...
Bozell III, L. Brent // Indianapolis Business Journal; 10/25/93, Vol. 14 Issue 30, Forefront p4C
Opinion. Discusses the effects of programs supporting the use of condoms against contracting Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Sexual agenda of American Broadcasting Co.'s `In a New Light, '93'; Entertainers' advocacy of condom use; Showcasing eighth-graders' activities; Increase in...
- Adolescent sexuality: A fact of life.
Gourlay, Peter // Youth Studies Australia; Winter1994, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p56
Opinion. Comments on sexuality education programs for adolescents in Australia. Goals of sexuality education teachers; Need to acknowledge that young people are sexual beings; Issues about the advocacy of abstinence; Factors to consider in promoting condoms.
- Sex and HIV/AIDS education in schools.
Kirby, Douglas // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 8/12/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7002, p403
Focuses on the impact of sex and HIV/AIDS education in schools on sexual behavior among adolescent. Growing concern about sexual risk-taking behavior among adolescent; Studies that suggest education programs did not hasten the onset of intercourse; Characteristics of effective educational program.
- School sex education: An experimental programme with educational and medical benefit.
Mellanby, Alex R.; Phelps, Fran A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 8/12/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7002, p414
Evaluates a controlled experimental implementation of a sex education program in a British secondary school in terms of attitude, knowledge gain and behavior change and acceptability. Main outcome measures; Conclusion that school sex education with specific targeted methods using medical staff...
- The Growing Years: TALKING ABOUT TEENS.
Donaghy, Bronwyn // Australia's Parents; Apr/May99, Issue 110, p64
Discusses sex education for teenagers. Advantages of sex education for teenagers; Information on puberty; Main challenges of parents when children ask about sex.
- Abstinence, anyone?
Donaghy, Bronwyn // Commonweal; 01/26/2001, Vol. 128 Issue 2, p5
Focuses on the virtue and effectiveness of stressing abstinence in public-school sex education. Controversies associated with the implementation of abstinence-only programs in the United States; Debates over the place of moral norms in sex education; Decline in the rate of teenage pregnancy.
- Why schools should make condoms available to teenagers.
Singer, Alan // Educational Leadership; Oct94, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p78
Presents reasons why schools should make condoms available to teenagers. Controversy about sex education and condom availability programs for teenagers; Role of schools in sex education; Dealing with complex political and moral issues by the students; Dual responsibility of parents in educating...
- When is it too soon to talk to kids about sex?
Lewis; Rosenbeck, Sharmaine // New York Amsterdam News; 09/16/99, Vol. 90 Issue 38, p20
Focuses on the need for parents in the United States to educate their adolescent children on responsible sexual behavior. Sexually oriented advertisement's effect on young people; 13.9 as the average age at which teens first engage in sex; Need for parents to talk to children about the use of...
- TEACH YOUR CHILDREN WELL.
Lewis; Rosenbeck, Sharmaine // Advocate; 1/28/92, Issue 595, p10
Reports that the Washington, D.C. chapter of the ACT UP group distributed condoms at the Gonzaga College High School where the 16-year-old son of U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle studies. Aim of protesting Quayle's comments on condom distribution in schools.
- Ask Radhika.
Chandiramani, Radhika // Prevention India; Mar2011, p1
The article provides an answer to a question of parents' concern over discussing sex with the teenage daughter.
- Sex ed varies among classrooms, kids say.
Chandiramani, Radhika // New York Amsterdam News; 12/13/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 51, p18
The article narrates the experiences of some teenage school students about sex education.
- Schools skimping on sex education.
Chandiramani, Radhika // USA Today Magazine; Aug98, Vol. 127 Issue 2639, p13
Reports on the status of sex education programs of public schools in the United States. Role of parents in combating teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; Survey commissioned by Durex Consumer Products, a company that manufacturers condoms, to determine the level of knowledge of...
- Sexual Insanity.
Chandiramani, Radhika // Guide; Aug2005, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p6
Comments on the punishment imposed to high school students involved in sexual crimes in the U.S. Lifetime probation imposed to the students; Assessment on the capacity of the law to reduce pregnancy and disease risk; Sensibility of the punishment.
- Is Teaching Abstinence The Best Form Of Sex Education?
Chandiramani, Radhika // Jet; 8/6/2001, Vol. 100 Issue 8, p34
Focuses on sex education for teenagers in the United States, including views of United States Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher on the teaching of abstinence and safe sex.
- Teen pregnancy rate declining in county.
Baraba, Sarah // St. Charles Journal; 2/20/2013, Vol. 48 Issue 8, pA4
The article discusses the downward trend of pregnancy in teens of Missouri due to use of contraceptives and it urges the need of proper sex education to keep the trend from reversing.
- Sexuality education and developmental disabilities.
Baraba, Sarah // American Family Physician; 05/01/96, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p2202
Focuses on the publication of a document by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which focused on the sexuality education of children and adolescents with developmental disabilities. Description of the goals and attitudes of sexuality education; Recommendations for parents and physicians;...
- Concern for teenage confidentiality.
Baraba, Sarah // Practice Nurse; 11/11/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p8
This article addresses concerns of practice nurses over a potential British government regulation to take away a teenager's right to confidential sexual health advice. The fears center on a British Department for Education & Skills consultation on whether the government should require health...
- Explaining Demographic Trends in Teenage Fertility, 1980-1995.
Manlove, Jennifer; Terry, Elizabeth; Gitelson, Laura; Papillo, Angela Romano; Russell, Stephen // Family Planning Perspectives; Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p166
Context: The teenage birthrate rose sharply in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and then declined in the 1990s. Attempts to explain these changes have failed to account for the changing environment in which adolescents live. Methods: Data from the 1995 cycle of the National Survey of Family...
- Has There Been a Talk About Sex? Teenagers and Their Mothers Often Disagree.
Hollander, D. // Family Planning Perspectives; Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p199
Nine in 10 women surveyed in Philadelphia said that they had talked to their teenage son or daughter about sex, but only two-thirds of the young people agreed. The likelihood that a teenager would report having had such a discussion was reduced if the mother had reservations about talking to her...
- The Long-Term Effects of a Peer-Led Sex Education Programme (RIPPLE): A Cluster Randomised Trial in Schools in England.
Stephenson, Judith; Strange, Vicki; Allen, Elizabeth; Copas, Andrew; Johnson, Anne; Bonell, Chris; Babiker, Abdel; Oakley, Ann // PLoS Medicine; Nov2008, Vol. 5 Issue 11, pe224
Judith Stephenson and colleagues report on a cluster randomized trial in London of school-based peer-led sex education and whether it reduced unintended teenage pregnancy.
- Am I Normal?
Daly, Melissa // Human Sexuality Newsletter; Oct2008, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p1
The article provides explanations to 20 common sexual health worries by teenagers. These include such questions as whether it is normal to masturbate a lot, for the lips around the vagina to be so big, to get an erection for no reason, to have vaginal discharge every day, and to have tiny white...
- Sex & Your Teen: What Parents & Health Care Professionals Should Know.
Peeke, Pamela // National Women's Health Report; Jun2002, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p8
Advises parents on how to prevent their teenage kids from contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Importance of communication with one's children; Tips offered by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation for talking to one's kids about tough issues; Encouragement of kids to turn on to the...
Peeke, Pamela // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 11/5/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 43, p1415
Several charts are presented that offer information on the formal sex education of teenagers, number of diseases that require notification and causes of deaths in the U.S. from 2005 to 2010.
- Survey Finds Most Teens Have Had Sex Education.
Peeke, Pamela // Education Week; 9/22/2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p4
The article discusses results of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey of teenagers dealing with the issue of sex education.
- Characteristics of Abortion Care Seekers in Southwestern Nigeria.
Oye-Adeniran, Boniface A.; Adewole, Isaac F.; Umoh, Augustine V.; Fapohunda, Oluwafunmilayo R.; Iwere, Ngozi // African Journal of Reproductive Health; Dec2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p81
This prospective hospital-based study was carried out to understand the characteristics of abortion care seekers in south-western Nigeria. Information was obtained from a total of 1876 women seeking abortion at hospitals using a questionnaire. The results show that majority (60%) were between...
- Grassroots warriors waging battle over sex-ed. curriculum.
Portner, Jessica // Education Week; 10/12/94, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p5
Reports on the protest of parents in Hemet, California against the decision of their school board to adopt the sex-education curriculum `Sex Respect.' Defense of `Sex Respect' publisher Respect Inc.; Contents of the educational material; Arguments of various parents and educators; Situations of...