First published in 1998.This text reviews current knowledge and research in key areas of adolescent sexuality, focusing on the implications of this for young people's sexual health. The book includes chapters on adolescent sexual knowledge, teenage relationships and sexual behaviour, HIV/AIDS education, sexual identity, peer education and the prevention of teenage pregnancy. The book is aimed at all those who work with young people, including those involved in health education, youth work, sex education and those in youth organisations. The book is written in straightforward language, with the aim of disseminating relevant research to all those who work with young people. The focus of the book is on understanding the implications of research in this area for young people's sexual health, risk reduction and education.
Table of Contents
Chapter One Introduction, Debi Roker, John Coleman; Chapter Two Young People's Sexual Knowledge, Sandra Winn, Debi Roker, John Coleman; Chapter Three Adolescent Sexual Behaviour, Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal; Chapter Four Sexual Relationships, Negotiation and Decision Making, Rachel Thomson, Janet Holland; Chapter Five Risks Associated with Early Sexual Activity and Fertility, Kaye Wellings, Kirsti Mitchell; Chapter Six Accentuating the Positive: HIV/AIDS and STDs Prevention and Education, AnneMitchell; Chapter Seven Strategies for Preventing Unplanned Pregnancies, Isobel Allen; Chapter Eight Peer-Led Sex Education in the Classroom, John Rees, Alex Mellanby, John Tripp; Chapter Nine Developing Lesbian and Gay Identity in Adolescence, Adrian Coyle; Chapter Ten Adolescent Sexuality and Adult Professional Behaviour: Future Directions for Policy and Practice, ColemanJohn, RokerDebi;
John Coleman,has worked as Senior Lecturer in Clincal Psychology at the Royal London Hospital Medical College (Univeristy of London). Debi Roker Trust for the Study of Adolescence, Brighton, UK