Personal Control , Self-Efficacy in Sexual Negotiation , and Contraceptive Risk among Adolescents : The Role of Gender

@inproceedings{Pearson2006PersonalC,
  title={Personal Control , Self-Efficacy in Sexual Negotiation , and Contraceptive Risk among Adolescents : The Role of Gender},
  author={Jennifer Pearson},
  year={2006}
}
Adolescents’ sexual decision making is shaped by normative ideas about Bappropriate^ sexual roles for women and men; consequently, the motivation and ability to engage in safer sex may be different for adolescent girls and boys. The aim of this study was to explore how social–psychological resources influence the behavior of girls and boys within the highly gendered and inequitable domain of sexual relationships. I used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health… CONTINUE READING
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