Adolescents, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Education Using Social Media: A Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Dunne2014AdolescentsST,
  title={Adolescents, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Education Using Social Media: A Review of the Literature},
  author={Anne P Dunne and Jennifer McIntosh and Debra Mallory},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract In the United States, sexually transmitted infections are a significant health challenge, especially in adolescents, with half of the approximately 19 million cases each year occurring in youths 15-24 years old. The purpose of the literature review was to explore social media options for their viability as tools to use for educating adolescents to make more informed sexual decisions and, therefore, reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections. The implementation of interventions… CONTINUE READING

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