TITLE

Adolescent Attitudes and Beliefs About Sexual Behavior

AUTHOR(S)
Juhasz, Anne McCreary; Kaufman, Barry; Meyer, Harris
PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal;Fall86, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p177
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Four hundred and fifty-one teenagers responded to a sexual attitude survey. Results focus on attitudes and values related to sexual activity arid to parental and school involvement and responsibility for sex education. Findings are reported as they relate to six important sexual decisions: to have intercourse or not? to have children or not? to use contraceptives or not? to have an abortion or not? to give the baby up for adoption or not? and to marry or not? Lack of communication, feelings that parents were unaware of their teenagers' sexual behavior, and uncertainty and confusion about their sexual feelings also surfaced.
ACCESSION #
24845894

 

Related Articles

  • U.S. teenagers' sexual behaviours became more cautious between 1991 and 2005. McKay, Alexander // Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality;2006, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p115 

    The article discusses the sexual behaviors of teenagers in the United States as indicated in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's biannual Youth Risk Behavior Surveys (YRBS). The survey focused on high-school students in grades 9-12 in all 50 states who were asked specific questions...

  • PARENTAL SUPPORT AND SEX.  // International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 2, preceding p62 

    The article reports on the study that focuses on the association of parental social support and the sexual behavior of adolescent females in El Salvador. It surveyed 930 secondary school students and proved that teenage girls with low parental support have more sexual experience compared to...

  • Partnership Dynamics and Sexual Health Risks Among Male Adolescents in the Favelas of Recife, Brazil. Juarez, Fatima; Martín, Teresa Castro // International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p62 

    CONTEXT: Adolescents' past and current partnerships influence their sexual health risks. Males' responsibilities and needs in terms of sexual health have long received less attention than females'. It is important to examine male adolescent sexual and contraceptive patterns within the broader...

  • Sex and Mother's Knee. Masland Jr., Robert P. // American Journal of Public Health;Nov78, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p1073 

    The article discusses adolescent sexual knowledge. Adolescent sexual behavior presents potential problems which could be prevented through adequate education, counseling and the institution of specific birth control measures. In surveys of adolescent sexual knowledge, there is the finding that...

  • COLLEGE STUDENTS SEXUALITY EDUCATION, SEXUAL BEHAVIORS AND SEXUAL BEHAVIORAL INTENT. Synovitz, Linda; Hebert, Edward; Carlson, Gerald; Kelley, R. Mark // American Journal of Health Studies;2005, Vol. 20 Issue 1/2, p47 

    Louisiana has higher than the national pregnancy and STD rates among unmarried individuals aged 15 to 24 years. The purpose of this study was to assess the sexual behaviors and protective sexual behavior intentions of college students attending four state universities and to assess differences...

  • Hilarious Tales of Sex Gone Wrong. Lowe, Victoria P. // Cosmopolitan;Aug2008, Vol. 245 Issue 2, p130 

    The article provides humorous sexual anecdotes. A man lost his chewing gum while performing oral sex on a woman. Several incidents involve physical injury while attempting unorthodox sex positions. A woman got her knee stuck against a car horn while she and her partner were naked in a car that...

  • Contraceptive Availability to Adolescents: Do American Values Violate Our Most Vulnerable? Elders, M. J. // Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Dec2008, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p741 

    The article focuses on the alarming sexual activity of the adolescents in the U.S. It provides an overview of the survey and study related to adolescents sexual activity and the increasing risk of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infection (STI). It highlights the importance of...

  • Forced Sex and Teenage Fatherhood. Hollander, Dore // Family Planning Perspectives;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p54 

    This article reports that male high school students who have ever been forced to have sexual contact have elevated odds of being involved in a teenage pregnancy, according to findings from the 1995 Massachusetts Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Among 824 sexually active young men in the sample, 12...

  • From the Editor-in-Chief.  // India Today;1/19/2015, p1 

    The article reflects on annual sex survey conducted by the periodical "India Today." It mentions that the society publicly disapprove sex discussion but read about it in private, citing that the issue which published the findings of sex survey was best-selling issue of the year. Topics discussed...

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