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Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Childbearing
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Adolescent Sexual Behavior and Childbearing



February 1993 | 143 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.

 
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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