TITLE

'There is no shame in it any more': how providers of sexual health advice view young people's sexuality

AUTHOR(S)
Pitts, Marian; Burtney, Elizabeth; Dobraszczyc, Ursula
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Health Education Research;Mar1996, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the changing facet of young people's sexuality in Great Britain. A study was conducted in which providers of sexual health care to young people were interviewed. The study suggests that the age of first intercourse is dropping with each generation. In particular, the report has identified the sexual health of young people as a growing concern, and the subject of targets to reduce gonorrhoea and unwanted teenage pregnancies. The study also provided information that sexual intercourse between young people is often unprotected.
ACCESSION #
19667632

 

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