TITLE

Does abstinence education work?

AUTHOR(S)
Gough, Russell W.
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
World & I;Aug97, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the question concerning the ability of abstinence-only sex education programs in curbing teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Mixed message of comprehensive sex education curricula; Lack of scientific studies which examine which approach is best; Cautionary words on research on this issue; Question of value-laden guiding philosophies.
ACCESSION #
9707290998

 

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