TITLE

Delaying Sexual Activity in Teens

AUTHOR(S)
Abell, Sue; Ey, John L.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Clinical Pediatrics;Jul2008, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p615
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues related to early sexual involvement of teenagers and suggests parents some measures to preparare their teenaged children against early sexual involvement. As reported, teenagers who had a close relationship with their mothers were more likely to use birth control if they did initiate sexual activity. It is also suggested that teenagers who are involved in sports are less likely to have sex early in their teenage years. It is further suggested that it is important to maintain an open, frank communication with the child which in turn can continue during the teenage years.
ACCESSION #
33871091

 

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