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Gender and Sexual Health, Part 1: Understanding Gender and Gender Equality
Research Facts and Findings
Lori A. Rolleri
2013

In Part One of the Gender and Sexual Health series, Lori Rolleri discusses the meaning and theories of gender, and defines the components of gender equality.

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adolescent development, sexual health, gender-series

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Gender and Sexual Health, Part 2: Gender Norms and Sexual Health Behaviors
Research Facts and Findings
Lori A. Rolleri
2013

Part Two of the Gender and Sexual Health series focuses on how boys and girls are socialized to adopt gendered attitudes and behaviors, and how rigid norms affect sexual risk-taking behavior.

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adolescent development, sexual health, gender-series

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Gender and Sexual Health, Part 3: Can Gender Norms Change?
Research Facts and Findings
Lori A. Rolleri
2013

In Part Three of the Gender and Sexual Health series, Lori Rolleri discusses curriculum-based interventions that aim to change gender norms.

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program planning, adolescent sexual health, gender-series

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Health Literacy
Research Facts and Findings
Jennifer Manganello and Laura P. Shone
2013

Health literacy skills help youth and adults access and use health information and services. This article offers an overview of recent research, and links to health literacy resources.

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access to health care

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Young Men's Sexuality: What's Typical?
Research Facts and Findings
Andrew Smiler
2013

American culture conceptualizes young men's sexuality as ever-present, indiscriminate, and barely controlled. Yet the research tells us that most guys aren't promiscuous and don't see themselves as players.

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adolescent development, boys, males, relationships

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Youth and Family Planning: Findings from a Focus Group Study
Research Facts and Findings
Mary Maley
2013

In this article, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence shares the results of a focus group study that looked into young people's experiences and beliefs regarding birth control and family planning services.

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New York, ACT for Youth Center of Excellence, adolescent sexual health, research

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An Ecological Approach to Adolescent Obesity
Research Facts and Findings
Mary Maley
2012

How can communities respond to the problem of obesity among adolescents? By shifting the primary focus from individual responsibility to community change, ecological models offer a promising approach.

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adolescent health, overweight, eating, physical activity, nutrition, sports

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Substance Use and Sexual Risk Taking in Adolescence
Research Facts and Findings
Karen Schantz
2012

This article outlines the complex relationship between adolescent substance use and sexual risk taking as it is currently understood.

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multiple risks, risky behaviors, risk factors, protective factors, drug abuse, prevention

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Adolescent STI/HIV Prevention Programs
Research Facts and Findings
Jessica M. Sales and Ralph J. DiClemente
2010

Why are STI rates so high among adolescents? What strategies can program providers use to help adolescents reduce their risk? Sales and DiClemente explore these questions, summarizing results from their systematic review of prevention programs.

Additional Keywords

adolescent sexual health, sexual and reproductive health, SRH, sexually transmitted diseases, sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs, HIV/AIDS, risk behaviors, risky behaviors, program effectiveness, program development, program strategies, evidence-based programs, EBP, science-based programs, research-based programs, practice, best practices, clinical services, sexuality information and education, sex education, sexual health education, sexual health curricula, sexual health curriculum

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The Cutting Edge: Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Adolescence
Research Facts and Findings
Janis Whitlock
2009

This Research Facts and Findings article and narrated presentation offer a brief overview of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), and provide starting points for proactively addressing and responding to NSSI among adolescents.

Additional Keywords

risk behaviors, risky behaviors, mental health, self-injurious behaviors, self injury, non-suicidal self injury, self harm, self-harm

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