Sexuality: sexual activity and contraception during adolescence

@article{Creatsas1993SexualitySA,
  title={Sexuality: sexual activity and contraception during adolescence},
  author={G. Creatsas},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={1993},
  volume={5},
  pages={774–783}
}
  • G. Creatsas
  • Published 1993
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Adolescent sexual activity is increasing. Premature sexual intercourse results in high figures of adolescent pregnancy and abortion, as well as in increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Lack of information on the prevention of STDs and poor hygiene in both boys and girls are also main reasons for increased morbidity because of STDs during adolescence. Contraceptive behavior during adolescence varies between countries and communities. It seems, however, that the condom and oral… CONTINUE READING
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