Timing of parent and child communication about sexuality relative to children's sexual behaviors.

  title={Timing of parent and child communication about sexuality relative to children's sexual behaviors.},
  author={Megan K. Beckett and Marc N. Elliott and Steven C. Martino and David E. Kanouse and Rosalie Corona and David J. Klein and Mark A. Schuster},
  volume={125 1},
OBJECTIVE To examine timing of parent-child discussions about sexual topics relative to child-reported sexual behavior. METHODS Longitudinal study of employed parents and their children, with an initial survey followed by subsequent surveys 3, 6, and 12 months later. Participants were 141 parents, along with their children (13-17 years), who were control participants in a randomized, controlled trial to evaluate a worksite-based intervention to improve parent-adolescent communication. Main… CONTINUE READING
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