Achieving a decision-making triad in adolescent sexual health care.

@article{Padon2011AchievingAD,
  title={Achieving a decision-making triad in adolescent sexual health care.},
  author={Alisa A Padon and Jill M. Baren},
  journal={Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={183-94, vii}
}
It is well known that adolescents delay and avoid sexual health care and fail to disclose necessary information to providers when their confidentiality is not ensured. However, it is not always clear if adolescents are psychosocially, affectively, or cognitively ready for independent decision-making. Whether confidentiality can and should be maintained… CONTINUE READING