Brief report: sexual sensation seeking and its relationship to risky sexual behaviour among African-American adolescent females.

@article{Spitalnick2007BriefRS,
  title={Brief report: sexual sensation seeking and its relationship to risky sexual behaviour among African-American adolescent females.},
  author={Joshua S Spitalnick and Ralph DiClemente and Gina M. Wingood and Richard Crosby and Robin R. Milhausen and Jessica McDermott Sales and Frances A Mccarty and Eve S. Rose and Sinead Younge},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={165-73}
}
The relationship between sexual sensation seeking and sexual risk taking has been investigated among adult populations. There are limited data, however, regarding this relationship for adolescents. Since African-American adolescent females continue to be disproportionately diagnosed with STDs, including HIV, we examined this association among a clinic-based sample of African-American adolescent females (N=715) enrolled in an STD/HIV prevention intervention. Participants (ages 15-21) endorsing… CONTINUE READING

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