Influence of Attitudes, Significant Others, and Aspirations on How Adolescents Intend to Resolve a Premarital Pregnancy.

@inproceedings{Brazzell1988InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of Attitudes, Significant Others, and Aspirations on How Adolescents Intend to Resolve a Premarital Pregnancy.},
  author={Jan F. Brazzell and Alan C. Acock},
  year={1988}
}
This study examines how sexually active adolescent women intend to deal with a premarital pregnancy and what factors affect those behavioral intentions during the interval between the initiation of sexual activity and prior to any known pregnancy. We find that young women who hold more positive general attitudes toward abortion show stronger intentions toward terminating an unwanted pregnancy. Perceptions of the general abortion attitudes of significant others (mother and best friends) also… CONTINUE READING

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