Adolescent sexual behavior and childbearing, Volume 26

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Sage Publications, 1993 - Health & Fitness - 133 pages
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The topic of adolescent pregnancy and childbearing encompasses issues related to sexual activity, development and parenting, each with its own consequences. This volume integrates these issues by examining research from diverse perspectives: the authors discuss the biological, sociocultural and interpersonal forces that impinge on adolescents.The volume focuses on patterns of sexual activity, contraceptive use, abortion, single-parenthood, adolescent relationships, prenatal care and interventions to prevent unwanted adolescent pregnancies.

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Contents

Adolescent Pregnancy in the United States
8
Age of Sexual Onset
27
Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Contraceptive Use
54
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About the author (1993)

Zabin is Associate Professor in the Department of Population Dynamics at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.