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Sex and pregnancy in adolescence

by Melvin Zelnik

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Premarital sex -- United States,
    • Pregnant schoolgirls -- United States,
    • Young women -- United States -- Attitudes,
    • Youth -- United States -- Sexual behavior

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 265-269.

      StatementMelvin Zelnik, John F. Kantner, Kathleen Ford.
      SeriesSage library of social research ;, v. 133
      ContributionsKantner, John Frederick, 1920-, Ford, Kathleen, 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ27.5 .Z44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4267533M
      ISBN 100803917333, 0803917341
      LC Control Number81013541

      4 By it is estimated that about 25% of all adolescents have taken part in activities that can be considered to be harmful either to themselves or others (e.g., getting preg-nant, taking drugs, failing school; Hamburg, ).File Size: KB. Today, teenage pregnancy prevention programs in schools have become one of our most requested topics. According to recent research published on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services website, the national teen pregnancy rate (number of pregnancies per 1, females ages ) has declined almost continuously over the last quarter century.


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This section examines trends in teenage sex and pregnancy, the reasons for these trends, and possible measures for reducing teenage pregnancy. As part of this examination, it also discusses sexually transmitted disease, which affects sexually active teens but also sexually active people beyond their teen.

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Teenage pregnancy is defined as an unintended pregnancy during adolescence and teenage years. "The book is a timely contribution to debates around the ‘problems’ of adolescents in our society and teenage pregnancy in particular, and adds to a small but growing set of voices from other areas of concern about youth which question the category of adolescence itself.

This book deals with the issues of teen sex. Teen pregnancy and disease should not be an issue in our society. It remains relevant due to carelessness and lack of education on the subject.

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However, pregnancy in adolescence (i.e. in a girl File Size: KB.Adolescent or teen is defined as women when aged years by WHO definition which called as adolescents aged years and younger adolescent when aged years(2,3).