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Adolescent sex education: a preventive mental health measure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6563314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper addresses the issue of adolescent sex education as a means of preventing sexuality-related disorders. Past efforts in adolescent sex education have generally failed to empirically determine appropriate subject matter or the most effective delivery agent for these programs. Sex education programs are examined in terms of delivery agents, cognitive, attitudinal and behavorial goals and research methodology. Suggestions to empirically determine appropriate goals and delivery agents and to consider individual differences among adolescents are offered. Recommendations are made for improving experimental design in sex education research.
L S Obstfeld; A W Meyers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of school health     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0022-4391     ISO Abbreviation:  J Sch Health     Publication Date:  1984 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-07-18     Completed Date:  1984-07-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376370     Medline TA:  J Sch Health     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  68-70     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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MeSH Terms
Adolescent Psychology*
Mental Health
Sex Education*
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological / prevention & control*
Teaching / methods

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