Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Childbearing / Edition 1

Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Childbearing / Edition 1

by Laurie Schwab Zabin, Sarah C. Hayward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803942591

ISBN-13: 9780803942592

Pub. Date: 12/15/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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.

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803942592
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/15/1992
Series:
Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series, #26
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
143
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Adolescent Pregnancy in the United States
Age of Sexual Onset
Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Contraceptive Use
Childbearing
Its Consequences and Management
Interventions
Conclusion

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