TRUTH IN SEX: WHY JOHNNY CAN'T ABSTAIN
- One Man's Burden. O'Donnell, Michael // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/2/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6465, p402
Focuses on the impact of the behavior of teenagers on the work of doctors in England. Abandonment of sex education classes in schools; Rate of teenage pregnancy; Concern for the power of fundamentalists.
- A CRITIQUE OF SECRETARY BENNETT'S ARTICLE "TEENAGE SEX" WHY JOHNNY CAN'T ABSTAIN. Sliwiak, Stanley A. // Education;Winter87, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p148
Originally I have been asked to write a critique of William Bennett's paper: "Truth in Sex Education." Upon reading Bennett's paper, which is an excellent framework for sex education, I decided to write a "support" paper to applaud Bennett and to point on some additional aspects of sex...
- Too soon, too sorry. Gleick, Elizabeth; Reed, Susan // People;10/24/94, Vol. 42 Issue 17, p52
Focuses on results of a poll by `People' magazine which found that sex education prevents ignorance, but does not prevent pregnancy. Statistics on sexual intercourse among teen 18 years old and younger; Attitudes toward teenage pregnancy; Feelings about the right to abortion; Other findings.
- Coming of Age: The Tragedy of TEENAGE PREGNANCY. Wattleton, Faye // USA Today Magazine;Jan89, Vol. 117 Issue 2524, p49
Examines the factors that contribute to the prevalence of teenage pregnancy in the U.S. Repression of teenage sexuality; Risks of encouraging pregnancy; Failure of parents and the society in discouraging pregnancy among teenagers; Statistics on teenage pregnancy; Development of programs for...
- Talk2YourTeen magazine: part of a campaign in response to findings of a sex and relationships survey. Oker, Christine // Education & Health;2009, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p13
The article presents information on Talk2YourTeen, a locally developed magazine as part of implementing Teenage Pregnancy Strategy in Hertfordshire, England. The magazine contains local and national information, findings of research on Sex and Relationship Education and sexual health, advice for...
- Interventions to reduce unintended pregnancies among adolescents: systematic review of randomised controlled trials. DiCenso, Alba; Guyatt, Gordon; Willan, A; Griffith, L // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/15/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7351, p1426
Objective To review the effectiveness of primary prevention strategies aimed at delaying sexual intercourse, improving use of birth control, and reducing incidence of unintended pregnancy in adolescents. Data sources 12 electronic bibliographic databases, 10 key journals, citations of relevant...
- Clear, Consistent Messages Help Deter Teen Pregnancy, Study Finds. Gewertz, Catherine // Education Week;06/06/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 39, p5
Reports on the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy's study that outlines several tactics in deterring adolescent sex and pregnancy in the United States. Sex and HIV education programs that can delay the onset of sexual activity by teenagers; Effectiveness of abstinence programs.
- Evaluating a Comprehensive Abstinence-Based Program for Minority Youth: Comparing Church and Public School Outcomes. Sherr, Michael E.; Dyer, Preston M. // Social Work & Christianity;Spring2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p28
This article compares initial outcomes of a 9-hour federally funded comprehensive abstinence-based program delivered to minority youth at churches and public schools in Miami, Florida. Using a nonequivalent control group design, repeated measures MANOVA compared an unduplicated sample of 620...
- Understanding the Impact of Effective Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Programs. Frost, Jennifer J.; Forrest, Jacqueline Darroch // Family Planning Perspectives;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p188
A review of five rigorously evaluated adolescent pregnancy prevention programs shows that all five incorporate an emphasis on abstinence or delay of sexual initiation, training in decision-making and negotiation skills, and education on sexuality and contraception. Four of the five directly or...