Adolescent Sexuality

  • John S. WodarskiEmail author


The chapter summarizes risks associated with sexual activity during adolescence. The authors also review research on best practices for preventing adverse outcomes. This discussion includes information related to the timing and delivery of sex education, along with research-based curriculum components.


Sexual activity Sex education Adolescents Research Intervention Prevention 


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  1. 1.College of Social WorkUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA

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