sex education

Summary

Summary: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The effect of sex education on adolescents' use of condoms: applying the Solomon four-group design
    I L Kvalem
    Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Health Educ Q 23:34-47. 1996
  2. ncbi Peer-led sex education--characteristics of peer educators and their perceptions of the impact on them of participation in a peer education programme
    Vicki Strange
    Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
    Health Educ Res 17:327-37. 2002
  3. pmc How sources of sexual information relate to adolescents' beliefs about sex
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:37-48. 2009
  4. ncbi Assessing acceptability of parents/guardians of adolescents towards introduction of sex and reproductive health education in schools at Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es Salaam city
    Lumuli Mbonile
    School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 5:26-31. 2008
  5. ncbi Outcomes of a systematically designed strategy for the implementation of sex education in Dutch secondary schools
    C H Wiefferink
    TNO Prevention and Health, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 20:323-33. 2005
  6. ncbi China's floating population and the potential for HIV transmission: a social-behavioural perspective
    A F Anderson
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, Indiana 46904 9003, USA
    AIDS Care 15:177-85. 2003
  7. ncbi Implementation of a teacher-delivered sex education programme: obstacles and facilitating factors
    Katie Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, UK
    Health Educ Res 17:59-72. 2002
  8. ncbi The impact of schools and school programs upon adolescent sexual behavior
    Douglas Kirby
    ETR Associates, P O Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
    J Sex Res 39:27-33. 2002
  9. ncbi "Smart boys" and "sweet girls"--sex education needs in Thai teenagers: a mixed-method study
    Uraiwan Vuttanont
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, 417 Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW
    Lancet 368:2068-80. 2006
  10. pmc Abstinence-only education and teen pregnancy rates: why we need comprehensive sex education in the U.S
    Kathrin F Stanger-Hall
    Department of Plant Biology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24658. 2011

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Publications237 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The effect of sex education on adolescents' use of condoms: applying the Solomon four-group design
    I L Kvalem
    Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Health Educ Q 23:34-47. 1996
    A school-based sex education program was developed in order to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies...
  2. ncbi Peer-led sex education--characteristics of peer educators and their perceptions of the impact on them of participation in a peer education programme
    Vicki Strange
    Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
    Health Educ Res 17:327-37. 2002
    The RIPPLE study is a randomized controlled trial of peer-led sex education in English secondary schools. In 1997, 27 schools were recruited and randomly allocated to a programme of peer-led sex education or to act as control schools...
  3. pmc How sources of sexual information relate to adolescents' beliefs about sex
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:37-48. 2009
    ..To examine how sources of sexual information are associated with adolescents' behavioral, normative, and control beliefs about having sexual intercourse using the integrative model of behavior change...
  4. ncbi Assessing acceptability of parents/guardians of adolescents towards introduction of sex and reproductive health education in schools at Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es Salaam city
    Lumuli Mbonile
    School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 5:26-31. 2008
    ..To assess acceptability of parents/guardians of adolescents towards the introduction of sex and reproductive health education in the community and schools...
  5. ncbi Outcomes of a systematically designed strategy for the implementation of sex education in Dutch secondary schools
    C H Wiefferink
    TNO Prevention and Health, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 20:323-33. 2005
    ..study examines the effects of a systematically designed innovation strategy on teachers' implementation of a sex education curriculum and its related determinants...
  6. ncbi China's floating population and the potential for HIV transmission: a social-behavioural perspective
    A F Anderson
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, Indiana 46904 9003, USA
    AIDS Care 15:177-85. 2003
    ..Given the sheer size and broad movement of this population, it is contended that it may well be a 'tipping point' factor in AIDS prevention and control in China...
  7. ncbi Implementation of a teacher-delivered sex education programme: obstacles and facilitating factors
    Katie Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, UK
    Health Educ Res 17:59-72. 2002
    ..This paper focuses on factors that impeded or facilitated the implementation of a specially designed sex education programme, SHARE, which 13 Scottish schools were allocated to deliver in a randomized trial...
  8. ncbi The impact of schools and school programs upon adolescent sexual behavior
    Douglas Kirby
    ETR Associates, P O Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
    J Sex Res 39:27-33. 2002
    ..Other studies reveal that there is very broad support for comprehensive sex- and HIV-education programs, and accordingly, most youth receive some amount of sex or HIV education. However, important topics are not covered in many schools...
  9. ncbi "Smart boys" and "sweet girls"--sex education needs in Thai teenagers: a mixed-method study
    Uraiwan Vuttanont
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, 417 Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW
    Lancet 368:2068-80. 2006
    ..We investigated knowledge, attitudes, norms, and values of teenagers, parents, teachers, and policymakers in relation to sex and sex education in Chiang Mai, Thailand, with a view to informing sex education policy.
  10. pmc Abstinence-only education and teen pregnancy rates: why we need comprehensive sex education in the U.S
    Kathrin F Stanger-Hall
    Department of Plant Biology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24658. 2011
    ..In an effort to reduce these rates, the U.S. government has funded abstinence-only sex education programs for more than a decade...
  11. ncbi Determining the impact of text messaging for sexual health promotion to young people
    Judy Gold
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:247-52. 2011
    ..Text messages offer a novel method of sexual health promotion to young people who are the greatest users of new technology and are also at high risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  12. ncbi What is talked about when parents discuss sex with children: family based sex education in Windhoek, Namibia
    Ndishishi M Nambambi
    Department of Sociology, University of Namibia, Namibia
    Afr J Reprod Health 15:120-9. 2011
    Among limits to school based sex education in Namibia are teachers that sexually harass children, unqualified Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) teachers and lack of teaching materials...
  13. pmc The World Starts With Me: a multilevel evaluation of a comprehensive sex education programme targeting adolescents in Uganda
    Liesbeth E Rijsdijk
    Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Windesheim Honours College, Koestraat 3, 8011 NB Zwolle, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:334. 2011
    This paper evaluates the effect of the World Starts With Me (WSWM), a comprehensive sex education programme in secondary schools in Uganda...
  14. ncbi [Sex education and HIV prevention: an evaluation in Latin America and the Caribbean]
    Lisa M DeMaria
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 26:485-93. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Assessing young unmarried men's access to reproductive health information and services in rural India
    Arundhati Char
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, 33014 Finland
    BMC Public Health 11:476. 2011
    ..We investigated the accessibility of reproductive health information and contraceptives in a relatively less developed area of rural central India and assessed the risks facing young unmarried men...
  16. ncbi Beyond the "big talk": the roles of breadth and repetition in parent-adolescent communication about sexual topics
    Steven C Martino
    RAND, 4570 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e612-8. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the independent influence of breadth and repetition of sexual discussion on adolescents' perceptions of their relationship and communication with their parents...
  17. ncbi Can peer education make a difference? Evaluation of a South African adolescent peer education program to promote sexual and reproductive health
    Amanda J Mason-Jones
    Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
    AIDS Behav 15:1605-11. 2011
    ..Governments who advocate widespread use of peer education as an approach need to recognise barriers to implementation and ensure ongoing monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness and cost effectiveness...
  18. ncbi Scaling up adolescent sexual and reproductive health interventions through existing government systems? A detailed process evaluation of a school-based intervention in Mwanza region in the northwest of Tanzania
    Jenny R Renju
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 48:79-86. 2011
    ..In this article, we document the effect of scaling up a school-based intervention (MEMA kwa Vijana) from 62 to 649 schools on the coverage and quality of implementation...
  19. ncbi Sex, studies or strife? What to integrate in adolescent health services
    Gracy Andrew
    Sangath Society for Child Development and Family Guidance, Goa, India
    Reprod Health Matters 11:120-9. 2003
    ..Integrating these issues into programmes is likely to be an essential element in developing health services and programmes which can reach out to the majority of adolescents in school settings in India...
  20. ncbi School-based sex education in Western Nepal: uncomfortable for both teachers and students
    Shreejana Pokharel
    MedStar Research Institute, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 14:156-61. 2006
    ..The extent to which sex education is being provided in schools has received little attention, however...
  21. ncbi Interventions to reduce sexual risk for the human immunodeficiency virus in adolescents, 1985-2000: a research synthesis
    Blair T Johnson
    Center for Health HIV Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:381-8. 2003
    ..To summarize studies that have tested the efficacy of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) sexual risk-reduction interventions in adolescents...
  22. ncbi Can the Internet be used effectively to provide sex education to young people in China?
    Chao hua Lou
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Science on Reproductive Health, Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai, China
    J Adolesc Health 39:720-8. 2006
    To assess the feasibility and effectiveness of sex education conducted through the Internet.
  23. ncbi Improving young people's access to reproductive health care in rural Zimbabwe
    L F Langhaug
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 15:147-57. 2003
    ..There is a widely held belief that teaching young people about sex will promote sexual activity. Our findings suggested that staff training should focus on attitudinal rather than medical issues...
  24. pmc The Regai Dzive Shiri project: results of a randomized trial of an HIV prevention intervention for youth
    Frances M Cowan
    Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    AIDS 24:2541-52. 2010
    ..We describe findings of a cluster randomized trial of a community-based, multicomponent HIV, and reproductive health intervention aimed at changing social norms for adolescents in rural Zimbabwe...
  25. ncbi West African Youth Initiative: outcome of a reproductive health education program
    W R Brieger
    African Regional Health Education Centre, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Adolesc Health 29:436-46. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Overall, the project provides evidence that peer education is most effective at improving knowledge and promoting attitudinal and behavior change among young people in school settings...
  26. ncbi Outcomes of three different models for sex education and citizenship programs concerning knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of Brazilian adolescents
    Margarita Diaz
    Reprolatina Soluções Inovadoras em Saúde Reprodutiva, Campinas, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:589-97. 2005
    Three different school-based sex education and citizenship programs in public schools in Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, and Salvador, Brazil, were evaluated in a cross-sectional study comparing knowledge, attitudes, and practices in ..
  27. ncbi Adolescent attitudes and relevance to family life education programs
    Jeeson C Unni
    Dr Kunhalus Nursing Home, T D Road, Cochin, Kerala, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:176-9. 2010
    ..5% boys had consumed alcohol with peers or at family functions, starting between ages of 15 to 17 yrs. Though >70% of adolescents were aware about AIDS, adequate knowledge about its spread and prevention was lacking...
  28. pmc Effect of Sex Education Programme on at-risk sexual behaviour of school-going adolescents in Ilorin, Nigeria
    Mary Ogechi Esere
    Department of Guidance and Counselling, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
    Afr Health Sci 8:120-5. 2008
    ..sexually and because of the consequences of indiscriminate sexual activities on the youth, there is the need to mount sex education programmes that are geared towards enlightenment and appropriate education about sex and sexuality.
  29. ncbi The impact of sex education on HIV knowledge and condom use among adolescent females in the Dominican Republic
    Jasmin Minaya
    Emory School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, United States
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 20:275-82. 2008
    ..Prior research suggested that sex education could be an effective tool in combating risky sexual behaviors in adolescents; yet, most of this research has ..
  30. ncbi Impact of an intervention to improve treatment-seeking behavior and prevent sexually transmitted diseases among Nigerian youths
    Friday E Okonofua
    Women s Health and Action Research Centre, 4 Alofoje Street, Off Uwasota Street, Box 10231, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
    Int J Infect Dis 7:61-73. 2003
    ..Interventions to improve treatment-seeking for STDs may impact on the duration and prevalence of STDs. Nigeria has high rates of STDs and an increasing incidence of HIV...
  31. pmc The long-term effects of a peer-led sex education programme (RIPPLE): a cluster randomised trial in schools in England
    Judith Stephenson
    Department of Infection and Population Health, Division of Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    PLoS Med 5:e224; discussion e224. 2008
    Peer-led sex education is widely believed to be an effective approach to reducing unsafe sex among young people, but reliable evidence from long-term studies is lacking...
  32. ncbi Opportunities and challenges in school-based sex and sexual health education in Nepal
    D R Acharya
    Epidemiology Group, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 7:445-53. 2009
    ..methods, existing policy and practice, parental/community support, and lack of research into and evaluation of sex education. Diverse methodology in teaching, implementation of peer education programme, partnership with parents, ..
  33. ncbi Knowledge, attitude and practices study on reproductive health among secondary school students in Bolgatanga, upper east region, Ghana
    Simona Rondini
    Novartis Vaccines Institute of Global Health, Via Fiorentina 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:51-66. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi Teaching sex education improves medical students' confidence in dealing with sexual health issues
    Georgina S Faulder
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Chancellor s Building, Medical School, Room SU312, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB, UK
    Contraception 70:135-9. 2004
    ..can volunteer to participate in an undergraduate options project that gives them the opportunity to provide sex education for secondary school (high school) pupils...
  35. ncbi Parental support for sexual and reproductive health information and services for unmarried youth in Chengdu, China
    Nian Cui
    Family Planning Research Institute of Sichuan, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:997-1008. 2012
    ..of the unmarried youth in China, to allay fears and misconceptions of parents, and to enhance family-based sex education in terms of increasing parents' SRH knowledge and their capacity and skills of providing such information to ..
  36. ncbi Consequences of sex education on teen and young adult sexual behaviors and outcomes
    Laura Duberstein Lindberg
    The Guttmacher Institute, Research Division, New York, New York, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:332-8. 2012
    This study examined whether formal sex education is associated with sexual health behaviors and outcomes using recent nationally representative survey data.
  37. ncbi Perceptions of sources of sex education and targets of sex communication: sociodemographic and cohort effects
    Susan Sprecher
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790 4660, USA
    J Sex Res 45:17-26. 2008
    ..S. university, more than 6,000 college students completed questions on the sources of their sex education and the degree to which they have communicated about sex with various types of individuals...
  38. pmc Impact of long-term contraceptive promotion on incident pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial among HIV-positive couples in Lusaka, Zambia
    Kristin M Wall
    Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine and Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health and Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:86-95. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of family planning promotion on incident pregnancy in a combined effort to address Prongs 1 and 2 of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV...
  39. ncbi Getting teenagers to say no to sex, drugs, and violence in the new millennium
    V C Strasburger
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, USA
    Med Clin North Am 84:787-810, v. 2000
    ..adolescence, controlling media influences, and giving children and teens appropriate and effective drug and sex education will help in understanding adolescent behavior and potentially helping them to avoid some of their high-risk ..
  40. ncbi Premarital sexual experience and preferred sources of reproductive health information among young men in Kumbotso, northern Nigeria
    Z Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 21:343-9. 2012
    ..We studied the predictors of premarital sex and preferred sources of sexual and reproductive health information among young unmarried men in Kumbotso, northern Nigeria...
  41. ncbi Impact of an adolescent sex education program that was implemented by an academic medical center
    Patricia J Sulak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Scott, Sherwood and Brindley Foundation, Temple, TX 76508, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:78-84. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to assess changes in knowledge and attitudes before and after a large-scale sex education curriculum that was implemented by an academic medical center.
  42. ncbi Effects of the culturally-sensitive comprehensive sex education programme among Thai secondary school students
    R Thato
    Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Adv Nurs 62:457-69. 2008
    This paper reports on a study to evaluate the effectiveness of a culturally-sensitive comprehensive sex education programme among Thai secondary school students.
  43. pmc Youth in India ready for sex education? Emerging evidence from national surveys
    Niharika Tripathi
    International Institute for Population Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e71584. 2013
    b>Sex education/family life education (FLE) has been one of the highly controversial issues in Indian society. Due to increasing incidences of HIV/AIDS, RTIs/STIs and teenage pregnancies, there is a rising need to impart sex education...
  44. ncbi [Beliefs, attitudes and knowledge about sex education]
    L Fernandez
    Departamento de Pediatría y Cirugía Infantil, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 128:574-83. 2000
    ..Previous reports show that Chilean teenagers have an inadequate knowledge about sexuality and reproduction...
  45. pmc Exposure to and opinions towards sex education among adolescent students in Mumbai: a cross-sectional survey
    Tami Benzaken
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:805. 2011
    The aim of this study was to determine students' exposure to sex education and identify students' perceptions of accessibility to sexual health advice and their preferences in implementing sex education.
  46. ncbi Sex education in Swedish schools as described by young women
    Maria Ekstrand
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Caring Sciences, BMC, Husargatan 3, Box 564, 751 22 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 16:210-24. 2011
    To investigate sex education in Swedish schools regarding content, satisfaction, and suggested improvements, as described by teenagers and young adults.
  47. ncbi Capacity of adults with intellectual disabilities to consent to sexual relationships
    Glynis H Murphy
    Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Psychol Med 34:1347-57. 2004
    ..However, there has been little agreement on how to define such capacity. This study examines the issue of capacity to consent to sexual relationships using a functional approach...
  48. ncbi Adolescent girls' perspectives of family interactions related to menarche and sexual health
    Anne M Teitelman
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Qual Health Res 14:1292-308. 2004
    ..In contrast, when sex and reproduction were referenced, girls were more likely to associate fear, shame, dysfunction, and victimization with their bodies...
  49. ncbi The effectiveness of a sex education program facilitating social skills for people with intellectual disability in Japan
    Mayumi Hayashi
    Aichi Medical University College of Nursing, Japan
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 36:11-9. 2011
    b>Sex education should include social skills, such as those that allow individuals to relate, socialize, and communicate with others, to assist people with intellectual disability (ID) to live life fully in the community.
  50. ncbi Perceptions of sex education for young people in Lesotho
    Akim J Mturi
    School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban 4041, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 7:129-43. 2005
    This study aimed to identify the views of young people, parents and teachers concerning sex education in Lesotho...
  51. ncbi Sex education in the schools: what role does it play?
    Darby H McElderry
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 15:3-9. 2003
    ..This article reviews the medical literature on school sex education programs, adolescents' perception of these programs, and the role played by the media, parents, and health ..
  52. ncbi Adolescents, sex, and the media
    Victor C Strasburger
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine, MSC 10 5590, 1 Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 23:15-33, ix. 2012
    In the absence of effective sex education in the United States, the media have arguably become the leading sex educator for children and teenagers...
  53. ncbi Masculinities and young men's sex education needs in Ireland: problematizing client-centred health promotion approaches
    Abbey Hyde
    Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, Belfield Campus, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Health Promot Int 20:334-41. 2005
    ..In this article, we present an account of the sex education needs of secondary school pupils from their own perspectives, and problematize the concept of self-identified ..
  54. ncbi Program evaluation of a sex education curriculum for women with mental retardation
    S McDermott
    University of South Carolina, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 20:93-106. 1999
    ..The analysis indicates that our program is effective and adds to our understanding of factors contributing to sexual knowledge for adults with mental retardation...
  55. ncbi Youth, sexuality and sex education messages in Indonesia: issues of desire and control
    Brigitte M Holzner
    Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Reprod Health Matters 12:40-9. 2004
    ..Meanwhile, young Indonesians are engaging in different forms of sexual relationships and finding their own sources of information, independent of government, religion and international organisations...
  56. ncbi The experience of puberty in adolescent boys: an Iranian perspective
    F Ahmadi
    Faculty of Medical Sciences College, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Int Nurs Rev 56:257-63. 2009
    ..In spite of physiological similarities of puberty characteristics in different societies, social, cultural and religious factors have an important influence on puberty process...
  57. ncbi Sex and HIV education programs: their impact on sexual behaviors of young people throughout the world
    Douglas B Kirby
    Department of Research, ETR Associates, Scotts Valley, California 95066, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:206-17. 2007
    ..Replications of studies also indicate that programs remain effective when implemented by others in different communities, provided all the activities are implemented as intended in similar settings...
  58. ncbi Cultural and social aspects of HIV/AIDS sex education in secondary schools in Nigeria
    Daniel C Oshi
    Global Network of Reproductive Health and HIV AIDS, Prime and Power Konsult, New Haven, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
    J Biosoc Sci 37:175-83. 2005
    This is an exploratory study to examine the social and cultural determinants of the teaching of HIV/AIDS sex education among secondary school teachers in Eastern Nigeria...
  59. ncbi The potential of comprehensive sex education in China: findings from suburban Shanghai
    Bo Wang
    Department of Sociology and Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:63-72. 2005
    ..More and more Chinese adolescents are engaging in premarital sexual activity. As a result, the numbers of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among Chinese young adults have increased markedly...
  60. ncbi Risk factors for teenage pregnancy among sexually active black adolescents in Cape Town. A case control study
    C Vundule
    Department of Health and Welfare, Mmabatho, North West
    S Afr Med J 91:73-80. 2001
    ....
  61. pmc Patterns and correlates of parental and formal sexual and reproductive health communication for adolescent women in the United States, 2002-2008
    Kelli Stidham-Hall
    Office of Population Research, Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:410-3. 2012
    ..To investigate patterns and correlates of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) communication among adolescent women in the United States between 2002 and 2008...
  62. ncbi Reproductive health knowledge and use of services among young adults in Dakar, Senegal
    Karen Katz
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 34:215-31. 2002
    ..The simulated client study noted many barriers to services. 'Clients' felt uncomfortable in the clinics and felt that providers were reluctant to take care of them. None of the 'clients' who requested contraception received it...
  63. ncbi Factors associated with the content of sex education in U.S. public secondary schools
    David J Landry
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:261-9. 2003
    While sex education is almost universal in U.S. schools, its content varies considerably...
  64. ncbi Development and test-retest reliability of a research instrument designed to evaluate school-based HIV/AIDS interventions in South Africa and Tanzania
    Wanjiru Mukoma
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital, South Africa
    Scand J Public Health 37:7-15. 2009
    ..This article reports on the development and psychometric properties of an instrument to evaluate school-based HIV/ AIDS interventions aimed at adolescents in three African sites...
  65. ncbi Public opinion on sex education in US schools
    Amy Bleakley
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1151-6. 2006
    To examine US public opinion on sex education in schools to determine how the public's preferences align with those of policymakers and research scientists.
  66. pmc Limits of teacher delivered sex education: interim behavioural outcomes from randomised trial
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 324:1430. 2002
    To determine whether a theoretically based sex education programme for adolescents (SHARE) delivered by teachers reduced unsafe sexual intercourse compared with current practice.
  67. ncbi Impact of a school-based peer sexual health intervention on normative beliefs, risk perceptions, and sexual behavior of Zambian adolescents
    Sohail Agha
    Department of International Health and Development, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:441-52. 2004
    ....
  68. pmc Does the UK government's teenage pregnancy strategy deal with the correct risk factors? Findings from a secondary analysis of data from a randomised trial of sex education and their implications for policy
    E Allen
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London, Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:20-7. 2007
    ..Much of the UK government's 1999 report on teenage pregnancy was by necessity based on rather old or non-longitudinal research...
  69. ncbi The association between sex education and youth's engagement in sexual intercourse, age at first intercourse, and birth control use at first sex
    Trisha E Mueller
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:89-96. 2008
    b>Sex education is intended to provide youth with the information and skills needed to make healthy and informed decisions about sex...
  70. ncbi Pleasure and prevention: when good sex is safer sex
    Anne Philpott
    The Pleasure Project, London, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 14:23-31. 2006
    ..This paper focuses on ways of eroticising female and male condoms as examples of effective ways of using pleasure in HIV prevention and sexual health promotion...
  71. ncbi The MEMA kwa Vijana project: design of a community randomised trial of an innovative adolescent sexual health intervention in rural Tanzania
    Richard J Hayes
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:430-42. 2005
    ..This paper describes the rationale and design of a randomised trial of the impact of an innovative sexual health intervention among adolescents in rural Mwanza Region, Tanzania...
  72. ncbi Sex education as health promotion: what does it take?
    Herman P Schaalma
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 33:259-69. 2004
    ..How can this be achieved in the context of school-based sex education? Adopting new behaviors and giving up old habits involves common decision-making, planning, motivational ..
  73. ncbi An evaluation of the "Entre Nous Jeunes" peer-educator program for adolescents in Cameroon
    I S Speizer
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of International Health and Development, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 32:339-51. 2001
    ..In the absence of a peer-education program, current contraceptive use in the intervention community would have been significantly lower...
  74. ncbi Heterosexism and homophobia in Scottish school sex education: exploring the nature of the problem
    K Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, UK
    J Adolesc 24:95-109. 2001
    This paper focuses on instances of heterosexism and homophobia, as well as examples of good practice in sex education, observed in 25 Scottish schools. Possible reasons for why good practice is not more widespread are explored...
  75. ncbi Preventing adolescent pregnancy: a review of programs and practices
    C Franklin
    School of Social Work, University of Austin, San Jacinto, TX 78712 1203, USA
    Soc Work 45:40-52. 2000
    ..community-based and school-based clinics, programs offering contraceptive knowledge-building along with comprehensive sex education and skills training, and sex education curricula based on social learning theory and skills training.
  76. ncbi Reasons for and challenges of recent increases in teen birth rates: a study of family planning service policies and demographic changes at the state level
    Zhou Yang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:517-24. 2010
    ..After declining for over a decade, the birth rate in the United States for adolescents aged 15-19 years increased by 3% in 2006 and 1% again in 2007. We examined demographic and policy reasons for this trend at state level...
  77. ncbi A cluster randomized trial of a sex education programme in Belize, Central America
    Alexandra Lynda Conboy Martiniuk
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University
    Int J Epidemiol 32:131-6. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi A comparative study of peer-led and adult-led school sex education
    A R Mellanby
    Department of Child Health, University of Exeter, UK
    Health Educ Res 16:481-92. 2001
    There are, and have been, many school-based sex education projects in this country which have used peer leaders (students delivering an educational programme who are of similar, or slightly older, age than the students receiving the ..
  79. ncbi Online access by adolescents in Accra: Ghanaian teens' use of the internet for health information
    Dina L G Borzekowski
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:450-8. 2006
    ..Although more research should be conducted, this study offers exciting data on the potential to deliver, via the Internet, health information to youth in developing countries...
  80. ncbi Sexual health care in persons with intellectual disabilities
    Laurent Servais
    Department of Child Neurology, Queen Fabiola University Children Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 12:48-56. 2006
    ..Different approaches that have been evaluated to address these issues will also be discussed...
  81. ncbi An exploration of social cognitive theory mediators of father-son communication about sex
    Colleen DiLorio
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Room 262, 1520 Clifton Road, N E, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:917-27. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi Harnessing the senga institution of adolescent sex education for the control of HIV and STDs in rural Uganda
    H Muyinda
    Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Care 15:159-67. 2003
    ..Adolescent girls in the intervention group showed improved knowledge, attitudes and practices related to HIV and STDs. This promising intervention warrants further testing in larger studies and other settings...
  83. pmc A systematic review of school-based sexual health interventions to prevent STI/HIV in sub-Saharan Africa
    Virginia A Paul-Ebhohimhen
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:4. 2008
    ..A focused systematic review of school-based sexual health interventions in sub-Saharan Africa to prevent HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) in this age group was therefore conducted...
  84. ncbi Rationale and design of the MEMA kwa Vijana adolescent sexual and reproductive health intervention in Mwanza Region, Tanzania
    A I Obasi
    The Liverpool School Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA
    AIDS Care 18:311-22. 2006
    ..However, the use of these structures involves compromise on some key aspects of intervention design and requires the development of complementary strategies to access out-of-school youth and the wider community...
  85. pmc Young women under 16 years with experience of sexual intercourse: who becomes pregnant?
    Katie Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:221-5. 2007
    ....
  86. ncbi Sex education and sexual socialization: roles for educators and parents
    Ronny A Shtarkshall
    Social Science and Health Behavior Program, Braun School of Public Health, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:116-9. 2007
  87. ncbi Evaluation of the North Carolina "Baby Think It Over" project
    Lynne R Tingle
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Dept of Educational Research Methodology, 1000 Spring Garden St, PO Box 26171, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    J Sch Health 72:178-83. 2002
    ..However, results from student surveys did not reveal the same support. Student changes in attitudes and beliefs about parenting after the intervention were minimal...
  88. ncbi California parents' preferences and beliefs regarding school-based sex education policy
    Norman A Constantine
    Center for Research on Adolescent Health and Development, Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA, and University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:167-75. 2007
    Policy debates over the merits of abstinence-only versus comprehensive approaches to sex education are ongoing, despite well-documented public support for comprehensive sex education...
  89. ncbi Adolescent abstinence and condom use: are we sure we are really teaching what is safe?
    C S Haignere
    Department of Health Studies at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Health Educ Behav 26:43-54. 1999
    ....
  90. ncbi Knowledge, attitude, and behavior of secondary (high) school students concerning HIV/AIDS in Enugu, Nigeria, in the year 2000
    Ada R C Nwokocha
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:93-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the knowledge, attitude, and behavior of secondary (high) school students concerning HIV/AIDS as a way of assessing the need for inclusion of reproductive health education in the school curriculum...
  91. ncbi The effectiveness of sex education and HIV education interventions in schools in developing countries
    Douglas Kirby
    ETR Associates, 4 Carbonero Way, Scotts Valley, CA 95061, USA
    World Health Organ Tech Rep Ser 938:103-50; discussion 317-41. 2006
    To review the impact of sex education and HIV education interventions in schools in developing countries on both risk behaviours for HIV and the psychosocial factors that affect them.
  92. ncbi AIDS and sex education for young people in China
    Y Gao
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 13:729-37. 2001
    ..Evaluation results show that the programme is effective in both significantly increasing students' knowledge about AIDS/STDs and changing their attitude towards AIDS patients. In addition, the programme is highly praised by the students...
  93. ncbi Changes in formal sex education: 1995-2002
    Laura Duberstein Lindberg
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:182-9. 2006
    Although comprehensive sex education is broadly supported by health professionals, funding for abstinence-only education has increased.
  94. ncbi Long-term effects of a community-based program on contraceptive use among sexually active unmarried youth in Shanghai, China
    Xiaowen Tu
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Science on Reproductive Health, Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai, China
    J Adolesc Health 42:249-58. 2008
    ..To evaluate the long-term (48-month) sustainable effect of a set of community-based interventions to promote contraceptive use among sexually active unmarried youth in suburban Shanghai, China...
  95. ncbi A process evaluation of a school-based adolescent sexual health intervention in rural Tanzania: the MEMA kwa Vijana programme
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Educ Res 22:500-12. 2007
    ..Improvements in self-reported survey data alone may provide only a very limited-and perhaps invalid-indication of adolescent sexual health programme success...
  96. ncbi Baby Think It Over: using role-play to prevent teen pregnancy
    J W Out
    Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Adolescence 36:571-82. 2001
    ..Findings of this study are discussed from the perspective of the health belief model (Rosenstock, 1974), and suggestions for further research with BTIO are made...
  97. ncbi Sexual-risk behaviour, self-perceived risk and knowledge of sexually transmissible infections among young Australians attending a music festival
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, 85 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Sex Health 4:51-6. 2007
    ..We conducted a survey of behaviour, knowledge and perceptions of STI risk among young people attending a longstanding annual music festival called the Big Day Out...
  98. pmc Impact of a theoretically based sex education programme (SHARE) delivered by teachers on NHS registered conceptions and terminations: final results of cluster randomised trial
    M Henderson
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 334:133. 2007
    To assess the impact of a theoretically based sex education programme (SHARE) delivered by teachers compared with conventional education in terms of conceptions and terminations registered by the NHS.
  99. ncbi Adolescent sexual risk behavior: a multi-system perspective
    B A Kotchick
    Institute for Behavioral Research, University of Georgia, Room 111, Barrow Hall, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 21:493-519. 2001
    ..We conclude with a discussion of the implications of the available research for practitioners working to reduce sexual risk behavior among adolescents...
  100. ncbi An evaluation of the effectiveness of a peer sexual health intervention among secondary-school students in Zambia
    Sohail Agha
    Commercial Market Strategies project
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:269-81. 2002
    ..These findings show that a school-based peer sexual health intervention implemented in Zambia was effective in increasing knowledge, positive normative beliefs about abstinence and condoms, and personal risk perception...
  101. ncbi Abstinence-only and comprehensive sex education and the initiation of sexual activity and teen pregnancy
    Pamela K Kohler
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7660, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:344-51. 2008
    The role that sex education plays in the initiation of sexual activity and risk of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease (STD) is controversial in the United States...

Research Grants69

  1. AN ADHERENCE INTERVENTION FOR ANTIRETROVIRAL REGIMENS
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Each participant will be followed for 12 months. With the effects of attrition incorporated into the sample size calculations, a total of 240 participants or 120 per condition will be required to test the primary hypotheses. ..
  2. REDUCING HIV RISK IN FEMALE TEENS: A TAILORED APPROACH
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Maternal Influences & Adolescent Sexual Behaviors: AAPI & Caucasian
    TSUI SUI KAO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF A WORKSITE PARENTING PROGRAM
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. FAMILY INTERVENTION TO PROMOTE HEALTH IN CHILDREN
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  7. AN HIV INTERVENTION FOR FATHERS AND THEIR SONS
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Statistical tests will also be conducted to assess proposed mediators of the intervention. ..
  8. Prime Time: Health Promotion for Multiple Risk Behaviors
    Renee E Sieving; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If the intervention demonstrates success in preventing risk behaviors, we will actively engage in dissemination efforts to affect best practices in primary care clinics serving adolescent girls. ..
  9. Does Girl Talk-2 Work in the Juvenile Justice System?
    Patricia Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The collaboration between a school of nursing and a local juvenile probation department provides a unique opportunity to implement and evaluate a community-centered STD/HIV prevention intervention. ..
  10. Familias En Accion: Educating & Changing Communities
    Patricia Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This collaboration between the nurse-researcher, the multidisciplinary research team, and the targeted community provides an important venue for the dissemination of nursing knowledge and praxis in a Mexican-American community. ..
  11. HIV Treatment Adherence/Risk Reduction Integrated
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If shown effective, the intervention model will have implications for community and clinical services for people living with HIV-AIDS. ..
  12. Adolescent Smoking Cessation in Pediatric Primary Care
    Jonathan Klein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. REACH FOR HEALTH--MIDDLE CHILDHOOD RISK PREVENTION STUDY
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..6. Collect data on the costs and process of implementation to inform subsequent dissemination. ..
  14. Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about the role of alcohol in HIV transmission risks and will offer urgently needed strategies for improving HIV prevention interventions in South Africa. ..
  15. A Structural Intervention to Enhance Female Condom Use
    Theresa Exner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If effective, the intervention program, integrated into an existing statewide public health infrastructure, could serve as a model for the promotion of the FC as well as for emerging prevention. ..
  16. Life Skills Curriculum as an HIV/STD Prevention Strategy
    Susan Pick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Qualitative measures will also be used to assess perceived impact and impressions of curriculum among both teachers and students, providing the basis for widespread dissemination among government officials in Mexico. ..
  17. Teens and Exposure to HIV Risk on the Web
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..monitoring, parental communication about sex, sociodemographics, other media exposures and exposure to sex education programs on the association between exposure to sexual content on the Web and hypothesized mediators and ..
  18. HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACY
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
  19. Intervention to Close Digital Divide in AIDS Care
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, the experimental intervention could be readily implemented as a community-based program by AIDS Service Organizations, health centers, and community-based Internet access providers. ..
  20. Keep It Up: Peak Performance for Life HIV Intervention for African American Males
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. BRIEF HIV RISK REDUCTION COUNSELING
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed study will guide the allocation of HIV prevention resources in establishing brief and effective HIV risk reduction counseling services for populations vulnerable to HIV infection. ..
  22. Family Cognitive-Behavioral Prevention of Depression
    Rex Forehand; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Reducing Alcohol & Risks Among Young Females
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal is to set young women on a course that protects their health and reduces the burden that problem drinking and HIV disease is taking on African American and Latino communities. ..
  24. Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
  25. INCREASING DUAL PROTECTION IN LOW INCOME MINORITY WOMEN
    Theresa Exner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Interview data also will be used to evaluate the determinants of DP and mediators of intervention efficacy; analyses will examine the role of confounding and mediating variables using generalized estimating equations. ..
  26. REACH FOR HEALTH HIGH SCHOOL RISK PREVENTION FOLLOW-UP
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They aim to: 1. Assess the longitudinal impact of RFH interventions for young adolescents on the multiple-risk behaviors of cigarette, alcohol, and ..
  27. Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Violence Over Time: Growing Up & Parenting in Poverty
    LYDIA O DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. ADOLESCENTS USE OF COMPLEMENTARY ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
    Jonathan Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Additionally, since alternative therapies can have potentially serious side-effects or drug interactions, insight into how and when alternative medicine use is disclosed may help clinicians provide better care to adolescents. ..
  30. A RAMDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF THE NIA INTERVENTION
    Willa Doswell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The repeated measures ANOVA will be conducted on each of the dependent variables separately. In level two of the analysis, path analysis will explore the theoretical relationships in the TRA. ..
  31. SEXUAL HEALTH PRACTICES OF HOMELESS ADOLESCENTS
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
  32. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  33. MOTHER /DAUGHTER HIV RISK REDUCTION INTERVENTION
    Barbara Dancy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Multiple logistic regression, multiple linear regression, and proportional hazard models will be used to analyze the data. ..
  34. Teen Males Reproductive Health Needs & Barriers to Care
    ARIK MARCELL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Networking and Mentoring Meeting: HIV Prevention in Minority Communities Program
    Olga Grinstead; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This historic conference will produce a list of recommendations for future research and funding that will be widely distributed to academics, community practitioners, funders and policy makers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Live Smart Live Safe: Emergency Prep. for People with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..People with ID, many of whom are independent and live on their own do not have access to this potentially life-saving information. ..
  37. Maintaining HIV Prevention Gains in Female Adolescents
    Dianne Morrison Beedy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The long-term intent of the proposed research is to develop a risk reduction program that can be used by community-based health organizations to reduce the risk of HIV infection among adolescent females. ..
  38. Risk Reduction Intervention for Highly Vulnerable Emerging Adults Males
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, the intervention will help minimize the negative physical and psychological effects associated with club drug use, and reduce HIV infections among emerging adult males. ..
  39. A Computer-Based Parent/Adolescent HIV Communication Intervention for Latinos
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is an important effort in reducing HIV sexual risk for Latino adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. HIV/AIDS Training, Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Centers (HATTIE)
    JOSEFINA CARD; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..teach employees to use the Internet and other electronic information systems to apply data and information to public health practice." [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Brief Motivational Intervention for Alcohol Use and Sexual Behavior
    MEGAN PATRICK; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..g., injury, alcohol poisoning) and sexual behavior (e.g., STDs, unwanted pregnancy) among college students. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Therapeutic Schools: Affect Management & HIV Prevention
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results are capable of impacting the large number of teens in therapeutic settings treatment as well as informing other interventions with high-risk youth. ..
  43. High-Risk Heterosexual Partnering in the Age of AIDS: A Multilevel Analysis
    Adaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The study constitutes an important first step in development of future intervention studies and policies to effectively decrease the racial disparity in HIV infection rates. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Developing a Network Intervention to Promote Women's Health
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Social Messages and Teen Sexual Health: Voices of Urban African American Youth
    Molly Secor Turner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, field notes will be recorded. The proposed study will be conducted with the guidance of established community consultants. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. A Motivational Perspective on Alcohol Use and Sexual Behavior
    MEGAN PATRICK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., injury, alcohol poisoning) and sexual behavior (e.g., STDs, unwanted pregnancy) on college campuses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTH
    Jane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The longitudinal and comprehensive design of this study will provide the most current understanding of how the mass media affect the sexual beliefs and behaviors of adolescents. ..
  48. HIV/AIDS Prevention Practitioner Institute
    JOSEFINA CARD; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Overall, the Institute will foster the implementation of culturally competent HIV/AIDS prevention programs as well as the on-going scientific evaluation of such programs. ..
  49. INDEPENDENT SCIENTIST AWARD
    Adaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Her training and experience have equipped her with uncommon insight into this problem. The K02 award will facilitate her accomplishing this career goal. ..
  50. Female Condom Intervention Trial
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This intervention consists of four sessions: (1) individual safer sex education and condom use skills training; (2) group discussion of barriers to female condom use; (3) group condom ..
  51. Vaginal Microbicide Acceptability STD/HIV Prevention
    J Fortenberry; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This team is substantially experienced in conducting clinical and marketing research with adolescents addressing topics of sexual behavior, sexually transmitted diseases and acceptance of STD-related vaccines. ..
  52. Prophylactic Ibuprofen: Effect on IUD Continuation Rates
    David Hubacher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In the US, ibuprofen may help spur renewed interest in the most cost effective and efficacious reversible contraceptive method available. ..
  53. GENDER ROLE DEVELOPMENT & HIV RISK IN EMERGING ADULTHOOD
    EVA LEFKOWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  54. Development and Evaluation of a Group HIV Intervention for Gender Stigmatized Per
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. TAILORED COMMUNICATIONS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING
    CHARLES BASCH; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This proposal addresses the need for research assessing tailored communications to increase CRC screening in minority groups. ..
  56. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In an era of continued reforms to welfare legislation, research and policy communities will benefit from our policy-relevant empirical research, which is based on theory and is grounded in the research literature. ..
  57. Maintaining Abstinence and Reducing HIV Risk in Adolescent Girls
    Dianne Morrison Beedy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The long-term goal of this study is to develop an effective intervention to prolong abstinence and decrease future HIV risk in girls ages 14-19. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. SECONDARY PREVENTION AMONG HIV POSITIVE ALCOHOL ABUSERS
    Jeffrey Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Participants will complete assessment batteries at intake, and at 1-week, 3, 6, 9, and 12 month follow-ups in order to assess short-term and long-term effects. ..
  59. Social/Sexual Networks & HIV Risk: Men of Color
    Kyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Ginkgo Biloba: Antidepressant-Induced Sexual Dysfunction
    Cindy Meston; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If effective, GBE could play a significant adjunctive role in the treatment of clinical depression and other psychological disorders commonly treated with antidepressant medications. ..
  61. Contraceptive Use Patterns Among Teens and Young Adults
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also examine the influence of school, community, and policy variables, such as sex education programs and the presence of economic opportunities...
  62. HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive for Developing Countries (HAPPA-DEV)
    JOSEFINA CARD; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By promoting the use of effective programs, HAPPA-DEV should help reduce sexual and drug-related behaviors that put individuals at risk of acquiring HIV, thus promoting global public health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. RCT OF STEPPING STONES BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTION FOR HIV
    Rachel Jewkes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also seek to understand what are the barriers to behavior change and what strategies are used by which people to circumnavigate these. ..
  64. Couples-Based HIV Prevention in South Africa
    Lynae Darbes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..3. Examine quantitatively how couple-level factors such as communication about sex, relationship factors (e.g., trust), and perception of risk predict couples' sexual risk and participating in couples-based VCT. ..
  65. HIV /STD Prevention Program for Middle School Students
    Susan Tortolero; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  66. CCBAR Workshop 2006-2007
    STACY LINDAU; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry K Brown; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  68. ACES: Abstinence and Contraception Education Storehouse
    JOSEFINA CARD; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..