The Facts about Teenage Pregnancies

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A&C Black, 1997 - Psychology - 84 pages
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This helpful and practical book addresses the key issues surrounding this complex and emotive subject. Drawing on the latest research evidence, with a minimum of jargon, Bill Gillham examines the causes and consequences of teenage pregnancies and argues for changes to be made - including more realistic education about parenthood and greater accessibility for teenagers to contraceptive services.
The Facts About Teenage Pregnancies is an invaluable book for all professionals who work with teenagers and their families.
  

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Contents

Context and Consequences
10
Teenage Sexual Behaviour
27
Sex Education
38
Contraception and Abortion
49
Policy and Practice
59
References
69
Appendix A
77
Index
83
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About the author (1997)

Bill Gillham is Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Strathclyde, UK, and Visiting Professor at La Salle College of the Arts, Singapore.

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