Sexuality and Sexual Health

1 in 8 teen girls has faced 'reproductive coercion'  K. McKiski, HealthDay News, August 23, 2019

Abortion incidence and service availability in the United States, 2014  R.K. Jones & J. Jerman, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, March 2017

Abusive experiences and young women's sexual health outcomes: Is condom negotiation self-efficacy a mediator?  K.A. Jones et al., Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, June 2016

Access to emergency contraception for adolescents  T.A. Wilkinson et al., JAMA, January 2012

Adolescent and young women's experience with the vaginal ring and oral contraceptive pills  F.H. Stewart et al., Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, December 2007

Age of partner at first adolescent intercourse and adult sexual risk behavior among women  T.E. Senn & M.P. Carey, Journal of Women's Health, January 2011

Association of condom use, sexual behaviors, and sexually transmitted infections with the duration of genital human papillomavirus infection among adolescent women  M.L. Shew et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, February 2006

Attitudes and beliefs regarding depression, HIV/AIDS, and HIV risk-related sexual behaviors among clinically depressed African American adolescent females  B.M. Brawner, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, December 2012

BeLieving in Native girls: Characteristics from a baseline assessment  Article about a juvenile delinquency and HIV intervention program by D. Scott & A. Langhorne, American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 2012

'Booksmart' and how Hollywood stopped fearing lesbian teens  E. Stanford, New York Times, May 16, 2019

Burden of recurrent Chlamydia trachomatis infections in young women: Further uncovering the "hidden epidemic"  L.M. Niccolai et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, March 2007

Cash, cars, and condoms: Economic factors in disadvantaged adolescent women's condom use  J. Rosenbaum et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2012

Changes in the use of contraception at first intercourse: A comparison of the National Survey of Family Growth 1995 and 2006-2010 databases  P.R. Patel et al., Journal of Women's Health, August 2016

Coercive sexual experiences and subsequent human papillomavirus infection and squamous intraepithelial lesions in adolescent and young adult women  J.A. Kahn et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, May 2005

Coming of age: How young women in the Northwest Territories understand the barriers and facilitators to positive, empowered, and safer sexual health  C. Lys & C. Reading, International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 2012

Contraceptive use among nonpregnant and postpartum women at risk for unintended pregnancy, and female high school students, in the context of Zika preparedness--United States, 2011-2013 and 2015  S.L. Boulet et al., CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, August 5, 2016

A daily diary analysis of condom breakage and slippage during vaginal sex or anal sex among adolescent women  D.J. Hensel et al., Sexually Transmitted Diseases, September 2016

Dimensions of sexual orientation and HIV-related risk among adolescent females: Evidence from a statewide survey  C. Goodenow et al., American Journal of Public Health, June 2008

Discouraging trends in reproductive health service use among adolescent and young adult women in the USA, 2002-2008  K.S. Hall et al., Human Reproduction, September 2011

Distinct ecological niche of anal, oral, and cervical mucosal microbiomes in adolescent women  B.C. Smith et al., Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, September 2016

Doctors and women's groups urge feds to relax Plan B restrictions  J. Rovner, Shots: Health News from NPR, December 7, 2012

Effect of an iPad-based intervention to improve sexual health knowledge and intentions for contraceptive use among adolescent females at school-based health centers  V.V. Mesheriakova & K.P. Tebb, Clinical Pediatrics, November 2017

Effects of relationship context on contraceptive use among young women  U.D. Upadhyay et al., Contraception, July 2016

Father involvement, dating violence, and sexual risk behaviors among a national sample of adolescent females  B. Alleyne-Green et al., Journal of Interpersonal Violence, March 2016

FDA OKs prescription-free Plan B pill for women 15 and up  J. Rovner, Shots: Health News from NPR, April 30, 2013

Feds cave on emergency contraception age restrictions  J. Rovner, shots: Health News from NPR, June 10, 2013

Heterosexual female adolescents' decision-making about sexual intercourse and pregnancy in rural Ontario, Canada  P. Ezer et al., Rural and Remote Health, March 2016

Impact of an intervention to improve contraceptive use through follow-up phone calls to female adolescent clinic patients  D. Kirby et al., Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, December 2010

In France, free birth control for girls at age 15  E. Beardsley, NPR's All Things Considered, December 18, 2012

Efficacy of sexually transmitted disease/human immunodeficiency virus sexual risk-reduction intervention for African American adolescent females seeking sexual health services: A randomized controlled trial  R.J. DiClemente et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, December 2009

Epidemiological impact of a genital herpes type 2 vaccine for young females  Y. Lou et al., PLoS One, October 2012

Girls vaccinated for HPV not more likely to be sexually active  N. Shute, Shots: Health News from NPR, October 15, 2012

Initiation of oral contraceptives—Start now!  S.M. Edwards et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, November 2008

Interpersonal and personal factors influencing sexual debut among Mexican-American young women in the United States  M.L. Gilliam et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, November 2007

Knowledge and acceptability of long-acting reversible contraception among adolescent women receiving school-based primary care services  A.J. Hoopes et al., Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, July 2016

Long-term effects of self-control on alcohol use and sexual behavior among urban minority young women  K.W. Griffin et al., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, January 2012

Long-term, reversible contraception gains traction with young women  M. Tomsic, Shots: Health News from NPR, October 6, 2016

Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant  L. Rapaport, Reuters, July 11, 2019

More access to contraceptives in city schools  A. Hartocollis, New York Times, September 23, 2012

Most teens, young women satisfied with IUD insertion  HealthDay, May 18, 2018

A multidimensional model of sexual health and sexual and prevention behavior among adolescent women  D.J. Hensel & J.D. Fortenberry, Journal of Adolescent Health, February 2013

No link between HPV vaccine, autoimmune diseases: Study  HealthDay News, May 29, 2018

Oral contraceptive use and bone density change in adolescent and young adult women: A prospective study of age, hormone dose, and discontinuation  D. Scholes et al., Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, September 2011

Parental notification laws for minors' access to contraception: What do parents say?  M.E. Eisenberg et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, February 2005

Pediatricians: Teen girls should have access to emergency contraception  PRI's Here and Now, hosted by Robin Young, November 28, 2012

Pelvic exam in ER doesn't help predict STI for young females  HealthDay News, July 10, 2018

Population-level sexual behaviours in adolescent girls before and after introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine (2003-2013)  G.S. Ogilvie et al., CAMJ, October 2018

Predicting sexual risk behaviors among adolescent and young women using a prospective diary method  D. Morrison-Beedy et al., Research in Nursing & Health, August 2008

Predictors of inconsistent contraceptive use among adolescent girls: Findings from a prospective study  S.L. Davies et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, July 2006

Predictors of timely initiation of gynecologic care among urban adolescent girls  M.D. McKee et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2006

Pregnancy, contraception and emergency contraception: The language of urban adolescent young women  C.J. Mollen et al., Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, August 2012

Prepregnancy contraceptive use among teens with unintended pregnancies resulting in live births—Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2004-2008  JAMA, March 2012

Prescribe 'morning after' pill for teens before they need it, doctors say  J. Gold, Shots: Health News from NPR, November 26, 2012 Development of a Web-based HIV/STD prevention program for adolescent girls emphasizing sexual communication skills  L. Widman et al., AIDS Education and Prevention, October 2016

Qualitative inquiry into premarital sexual behaviours and contraceptive use among multiethnic young women: Implications for education and future research  W.P. Wong, PLoS One, December 2012

A qualitative study to assess school nurses' views on vaccinating 12- to 13-year-old school girls against human papillomavirus without parental consent  R. Stretch et al., BMC Public Health, July 2009

Racial/ethnic differences in patterns of sexual behavior and STI risk among sexually experienced adolescent girls  B.A. Auslander et al., Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, February 2009

Receipt of pelvic examinations among women aged 15-44 in the United States, 1988-2017  G.M. Martinez et al., NCHS Data Brief, June 2019

Relationships between social-emotional intelligence and sexual risk behaviors in adolescent girls  E. Lando-King et al., Journal of Sex Research, January 2015

Sexually active adolescent women: Assessing family and peer relationships using event history calendars  M.A. Saftner et al., Journal of School Nursing, June 2011 Development and usability testing of an evidence-based HIV prevention website for female African-American adolescents  C.K. Danielson et al., Health Informatics Journal, June 2016

Substance use and the risk for sexual intercourse with and without a history of teenage pregnancy among adolescent females  P.A. Cavazos-Rehg et al., Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, March 2011

Teenage girls will still need a prescription for 'Plan B'  J. Rovner, Shots: Health News from NPR, December 7, 2011

Time from first intercourse to first sexually transmitted infection diagnosis among adolescent women  W. Tu et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, December 2009

Understanding the reasons why mothers do or do not have their adolescent daughters vaccinated against human papillomavirus  A.F. Dempsey et al., Annals of Epidemiology, August 2009

Understanding sexual abstinence in urban adolescent girls  D. Morrison-Beedy et al., Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, March 2008

Urban adolescents' and young adults' decision-making process around selection of intrauterine contraception  S.E. Rubin et al., Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, June 2016

Urban American Indian adolescent girls: Framing sexual risk behavior  M.A. Saftner et al., Journal of Transcultural Nursing, September 2015

Use of long-acting reversible contraceptives to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy  E. Rome, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, November 2015

Vaccine against HPV has cut infections in teenage girls  R. Knox, Shots: Health News from NPR, June 19, 2013

Variation in sexual behaviors in a cohort of adolescent females: The role of personal, perceived peer, and perceived family attitudes  A.Y. Akers et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2011

Weight gain in obese and nonobese adolescent girls initiating depot medroxyprogesterone, oral contraceptive pills, or no hormonal contraceptive method  A.E. Bonny et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, January 2006

Worried parents balk at HPV vaccine for daughters  S. Hensley, Shots: Health News from NPR, March 18, 2013