Mary A Ott

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Counseling adolescents about abstinence in the office setting
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:39-44. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Approaches to adolescent sexuality education
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, HS1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 18:558-70, viii. 2007
  3. pmc Timing of incident STI relative to sex partner change in young women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:747-9. 2012
  4. pmc Adolescent boys' experiences of first sex
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Cult Health Sex 14:781-93. 2012
  5. pmc Community-level successes and challenges to implementing adolescent sex education programs
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:169-77. 2011
  6. pmc "That's nasty" to curiosity: early adolescent cognitions about sexual abstinence
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 575 North West Drive, Room XE070, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:575-81. 2009
  7. pmc Beyond douching: use of feminine hygiene products and STI risk among young women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine 410 West 10th Street, HS 1001, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Sex Med 6:1335-40. 2009
  8. pmc Characteristics associated with sex after periods of abstinence among sexually experienced young women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 42:43-8. 2010
  9. pmc The influence of hormonal contraception on mood and sexual interest among adolescents
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University, 410 West 10th Street, HS1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:605-13. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Abstinence and abstinence-only education
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:446-52. 2007

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Counseling adolescents about abstinence in the office setting
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:39-44. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Approaches to adolescent sexuality education
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, HS1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 18:558-70, viii. 2007
    ..In this article we review the effectiveness, medical accuracy, and ethical concerns related to different approaches to sexuality education...
  3. pmc Timing of incident STI relative to sex partner change in young women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:747-9. 2012
    ..Results showed infections occurring both before and after partner changes...
  4. pmc Adolescent boys' experiences of first sex
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Cult Health Sex 14:781-93. 2012
    ..These factors should be incorporated in harm-reduction interventions for young men in similar contexts...
  5. pmc Community-level successes and challenges to implementing adolescent sex education programs
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:169-77. 2011
    ..The use of qualitative methods permitted the identification of key challenges and successes in a state-sponsored small grants program. Information can be used to enhance program capacity and quality...
  6. pmc "That's nasty" to curiosity: early adolescent cognitions about sexual abstinence
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 575 North West Drive, Room XE070, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:575-81. 2009
    ..However, little is known about how early adolescents view this topic. We describe developmental differences in cognitions about sexual abstinence among high-risk early adolescents...
  7. pmc Beyond douching: use of feminine hygiene products and STI risk among young women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine 410 West 10th Street, HS 1001, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Sex Med 6:1335-40. 2009
    ..Use of feminine hygiene products (feminine wipes, sprays, douches, and yeast creams) by adolescent women is common, yet understudied...
  8. pmc Characteristics associated with sex after periods of abstinence among sexually experienced young women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 42:43-8. 2010
    ..Adolescent pregnancy prevention is difficult because adolescent sex is intermittent. Understanding why sexually experienced adolescents have sex after a period of abstinence will help clinicians to tailor counseling...
  9. pmc The influence of hormonal contraception on mood and sexual interest among adolescents
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University, 410 West 10th Street, HS1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:605-13. 2008
    ..Changes in mood among adolescent hormonal contraceptive users differed from those anticipated for adult users. Attention to adolescent-specific changes in mood and sexual interest may improve contraceptive adherence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Abstinence and abstinence-only education
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:446-52. 2007
    ..To review recent literature on medical accuracy, program effectiveness, and ethical concerns related to abstinence-only policies for adolescent sexuality education...
  11. pmc Parental permission and perceived research benefits in adolescent STI research
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, HS 1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 5:57-64. 2010
    ..These data can be used to make such research more sensitive to family and community needs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of sexual abstinence among high-risk early and middle adolescents
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:192-8. 2006
    ..However, most abstinence programs are based on adult ideas of abstinence, and little is known about how adolescents themselves conceptualize sexual abstinence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Greater expectations: adolescents' positive motivations for sex
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:84-9. 2006
    ..Effective STD and pregnancy prevention efforts should benefit from knowledge of what motivates adolescents to have sex. Positive motivations, and how they differ by gender and sexual experience, are poorly understood...
  14. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations among relationship factors, partner change, and sexually transmitted infection acquisition in adolescent women
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:153-7. 2011
    ..We prospectively examined associations between relationship characteristics, partner change, and subsequent STI during intervals of "serial monogamy."..
  15. pmc How do adolescents view health? Implications for state health policy
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:398-403. 2011
    ..As part of the development of an Indiana state plan for adolescent health, we used qualitative methods to describe adolescents' "emic" views of health, and discuss implications for a state health policy for youth...
  16. pmc Examining the development and sexual behavior of adolescent males
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:S3-11. 2010
    ..This article concludes by examining the implications of these data for sexual health promotion efforts for adolescent males, including human papillomavirus vaccination...
  17. ncbi request reprint What parents and their adolescent sons suggest for male HPV vaccine messaging
    Andreia B Alexander
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
    Health Psychol 33:448-56. 2014
    ..The purpose of this article was to identify the information parents and their adolescent sons deem important when making the decision to get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV)...
  18. pmc Patterns of oral contraceptive pill-taking and condom use among adolescent contraceptive pill users
    Jennifer L Woods
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:381-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe daily adherence patterns of OCP use, to analyze OCP protection on an event level basis, and to examine pill-taking and condom use during method transitions...
  19. ncbi request reprint The trade-off between hormonal contraceptives and condoms among adolescents
    Mary A Ott
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:6-14. 2002
    ..Adolescents' dual use of condoms and hormonal contraceptives is low, and the motivations underlying their decisions to combine contraceptives are not understood...
  20. doi request reprint Transdermal contraception as a model for adolescent use of new methods
    Gina S Sucato
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:357-62. 2011
    ..To examine the factors related to adolescents' decisions to use the transdermal contraceptive patch (patch) so as to develop a model for understanding how adolescents decide to use new contraceptive methods...
  21. ncbi request reprint Differences in altruistic roles and HIV risk perception among staff, peer educators, and students in an adolescent peer education program
    Mary A Ott
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94503, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:159-71. 2003
    ..Although similar HIV knowledge across groups suggests program efficacy, stronger altruistic roles or contextualization of HIV risk may affect how prevention messages are delivered...
  22. doi request reprint Adolescent and young adult male health: a review
    David L Bell
    Department of Pediatrics, Department of Population and FamilyHealth, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatrics 132:535-46. 2013
    ..We focus, in particular, on gender-specific issues, particularly in reproductive and sexual health. The review provides recommendations for the overall care of adolescent and young adult males. ..
  23. pmc Parent-son decision-making about human papillomavirus vaccination: a qualitative analysis
    Andreia B Alexander
    Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:192. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine the decision-making process of parent-son dyads when deciding whether or not to get vaccinated against HPV...
  24. doi request reprint Premenarchal girls' genital examination experiences
    Cynthia L Robbins
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:179-83. 2012
    ..To explore girls' experiences having an external genital examination during early adolescence...
  25. pmc Perceptions of masculinity and self-image in adolescent and young adult testicular cancer survivors: implications for romantic and sexual relationships
    Melissa Y Carpentier
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Psychooncology 20:738-45. 2011
    ..To examine adolescent and young adult (AYA) testicular cancer survivors' subjective understanding of the impact of cancer in adolescence and young adulthood, with a particular emphasis on romantic and sexual relationships...
  26. pmc Preventive misconception and adolescents' knowledge about HIV vaccine trials
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Med Ethics 39:765-71. 2013
    ..Of particular concern is preventive misconception, or the overestimation of personal protection that is afforded by enrolment in a prevention intervention trial...
  27. ncbi request reprint Abstinence and abstinence-only education: a review of U.S. policies and programs
    John Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:72-81. 2006
    ..Abstinence-only programs threaten fundamental human rights to health, information, and life...
  28. ncbi request reprint Abstinence-only education policies and programs: a position paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
    John Santelli
    J Adolesc Health 38:83-7. 2006
  29. pmc It takes two to tango: ethical issues raised by the study of topical microbicides with adolescent dyads
    Mary A Ott
    J Adolesc Health 42:541-2. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Adolescents, health policy, and the American political process
    Claire D Brindis
    National Adolescent Health Information Center, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 265, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:9-16. 2002

Research Grants2

  1. The Developmental and Relationship Contexts of Sexual Abstinence Among Adolescent
    MARY OTT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Upon completion, the candidate will have the skills and experience to become an independent pediatric scientist poised to advance our understanding of the role of abstinence in pregnancy and STD prevention. ..