Relationships and Sexual Behavior

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

Abstinence education programs: Definition, funding, and impact on teen sexual behavior  Women's Health Policy, June 1, 2018

ADHD and risky sexual behavior in adolescents: Conduct problems and substance use as mediators of risk  D.E. Sarver et al., Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, December 2014

Adolescent age at time of receipt of one or more sexual risk reduction interventions  V. Dinaj-Koci et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2014

Adolescent boys' experiences of first sex  M.A. Ott et al., Culture, Health & Sexuality, July 2012

Adolescent condom use consistency over time: Global versus partner-specific measures  L.H. Bearinger et al., Nursing Research, May 2011

Adolescent online romantic relationship initiation: Differences by sexual and gender identification  J.D. Korchmaros et al., Journal of Adolescence, April 2015

Adolescent romance and depressive symptoms: The moderating effects of positive coping and perceived friendship competence  D.E. Szwedo et al., Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, April 2015

Adolescent same-sex and both-sex romantic attractions and relationships: Implications for smoking  A. Easton et al., American Journal of Public Health, March 2008

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

Alaska Native and rural youth views of sexual health: A focus group project on sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, and unplanned pregnancy  J.D. Leston et al., American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 2012

All military adolescents are not the same: Sexuality and substance use among adolescents in the U.S. military healthcare system  D.A. Klein et al., PLoS One, October 2015

Applying ecological perspectives to adolescent sexual health in the United States: Rhetoric or reality?  L.F. Salazar et al., Health Education Research, August 2010

Asking only "Did you use a condom?" underestimates the prevalence of unprotected sex among perinatally HIV infected and perinatally exposed but uninfected youth  C. Dolezal et al., Journal of Sex Research, May 2014

Association between sex partner meeting venues and sexual risk taking among urban adolescents  S.A. Staras et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, December 2012

Associations between patterns of emerging sexual behavior and young adult reproductive health  A.A. Haydon et al., Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, December 2012

Associations of body mass index with sexual risk-taking and injection drug use among US high school students  R. Lowry et al., Journal of Obesity, July 2014

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

Being a boy: Age 17   E. McCarthy, Washington Post, December 19, 2018

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

Childhood and adolescent sexual abuse and subsequent sexual risk behavior: Evidence from controlled studies, methodological critique, and suggestions for research  T.E. Senn et al., Clinical Psychology Review, June 2008

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

Condom use and consistency among male adolescents in the United States  J. Manlove et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2008

Condom use with "casual" and "main" partners: What's in a name?  C.M. Lescano et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2006

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

Determinants and correlates of preventive behaviors at first sex with a first partner and second partner: Analysis of the FECOND study  H. Lantos et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2016

Developmental change in the relationship between alcohol and drug use before sex and sexual risk behavior in young men who have sex with men  M.E. Newcomb & B. Mustanski, AIDS and Behavior, October 2014

Developmental relations and patterns of change between alcohol use and number of sexual partners from adolescence through adulthood  S.J. Dogan et al., Developmental Psychology, November 2010

Do parent-adolescent discrepancies in family functioning increase the risk of Hispanic adolescent HIV risk behaviors?  D. Cordova et al., Family Process, June 2014

Drama and danger: The opportunities and challenges of promoting youth sexual health through online social networks  T.C. Veinot et al., AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, October 2011

Early adolescent sexual initiation as a problem behavior: A comparative study of five nations  A.S. Madkour et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2010

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

Estimating the longitudinal association between adolescent sexual behavior and exposure to sexual media content  M. Hennessy et al., Journal of Sex Research, November 2009

Ethnic identity and sexual initiation among East Asian youth in Canada  Y. Homma et al., Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, October 2015

Examining the development and sexual behavior of adolescent males  M.A. Ott, Journal of Adolescent Health, April 2010

Exposure to sexually explicit web sites and adolescent sexual attitudes and behaviors  D.K. Braun-Courville & M. Rojas, Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2009

Facts on American teens' sexual and reproductive health  Information from Guttmacher Institute, May 2014

Family and friend closeness to adolescent sexual partners in relationship to condom use  M.C. Aalsma et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, March 2006

Fate, desire, and the centrality of the relationship to adolescent condom use  J.D. Fortenberry, Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2010

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

Fewer American teens having sex, most using birth control  M.E. Dallas, HealthDay News, September 21, 2018

Fewer teens are having sex as declines in risky behaviors continue  L. Bernstein, Washington Post, January 4, 2018

Frequent residential mobility among American Indians and early indications of sexual risk among young adolescents  N.r. Tuitt et al., PLoS One, June 2019

Gender and casual sexual activity from adolescence to emerging adulthood: Social and life course correlates  H.A. Lyons et al., Journal of Sex Research, June 2015

Growth trajectories of sexual risk behavior in adolescence and young adulthood  S. Fergus et al., American Journal of Public Health, June 2007

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

HIV-related risk behaviors among male high school students who had sexual contact with males -- 17 large urban school districts, United States, 2009-2013  L. Kann et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, February 2016

HIV/sexually transmitted infection prevention messaging: Targeting root causes of sexual risk behavior  L.E. Manhart et al., Sexually Transmitted Diseases, February 2016

Human papillomavirus vaccine-related risk perceptions and subsequent sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted infections among vaccinated adolescent women  T.L. Mullins et al., Vaccine, July 2016

"If you don't have honesty in a relationship, then there is no relationship": African American girls' characterization of healthy dating relationships, a qualitative study  K.J. Debnam et al., Journal of Primary Prevention, December 2014

The impact of future expectations on adolescent sexual risk behavior  H.L. Sipsma et al., Journal of Youth and Adolescence, January 2015

Impact of religiosity on the sexual risk behaviors of young men who have sex with men  R. Garofalo et al., Journal of Sex Research, June 2015

In the dark: Young men's stories of sexual initiation in the absence of relevant sexual health information  K. Kubicek et al., Health Education & Behavior, April 2010

Increased partner risk characteristic among adolescents using alcohol in the moment  S.A. Staras et al, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Septembber 2016

Individual and contextual factors of sexual risk behavior in youth perinatally infected with HIV  K.S. Elkington et al., AIDS Patient Care and STDs, July 2012

The influence of parental monitoring on adolescent sexual initiation  J.A. Sieverding et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, August 2005

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

Long-term effects of drug prevention on risky sexual behavior among young adults  P.L. Ellickson et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2009

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 health correlates of timing of sexual debut: Results from a national US study  T.G. Sandfort et al., American Journal of Public Health, January 2008

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

Many teens admit to coercing others into sex  N. Shute, Shots: Health News from NPR, October 8, 2013

Maternal drinking and risky sexual behavior in offspring  N.M. De Genna & M.D. Cornelius, Health Education & Behavior, April 2015

A mixed-methods study of condom use and decision making among adolescent gay and bisexual males  B. Mustanski et al., AIDS and Behavior, October 2014

More young people scorning sex, study finds  N. Shute, Shots: Health News from NPR, March 3, 2011

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

Moving and union formation in the transition to adulthood in the United States  B.J. Jang & A.R. Snyder, Advances in Life Course Research, March 2015

A multiprocess latent class analysis of the co-occurrence of substance use and sexual risk behavior among adolescents  C.M. Connell et al., Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, November 2009

A national study of lesbian, gay, bisexual (LGB), and non-LGB youth sexual behavior online and in-person  M.L. Ybarra & K.J. Mitchell, Archives of Sexual Behavior, August 2016

Neighborhoods and racial/ethnic disparities in adolescent sexual risk behavior  D.L. Carlson et al., Journal of Youth and Adolescence, September 2014

Neural activation during response inhibition is associated with adolescents' frequency of risky sex and substance use  S.W. Feldstein Ewing et al., Addictive Behaviors, May 2015

No evidence that HPV vaccination leads to sexual risk compensation  B.T. Hansen, Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, June 2016

Parental monitoring, parent-adolescent communication about sex, and sexual risk among young men who have sex with men  B.C. Thoma & D.M. Huebner, AIDS Behavior, August 2014

Paternal influences on adolescent sexual risk behaviors: A structured literature review  V. Guilamo-Ramos et al., Pediatrics, November 2012

Perceptions of siblings' sexual activity predict sexual attitudes among at-risk adolescents  B. Almy et al., Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, May 2015

Physical and neurobehavioral determinants of reproductive onset and success  F.R. Day et al., Nature Genetics, June 2016

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 condom use attitudes, norms, and control beliefs in Hispanic problem behavior youth: The effects of family functioning and parent-adolescent communication about sex on condom use  S. Malcolm et al., Health Education & Behavior, August 2013

Predicting sexual initiation in a prospective cohort study of adolescents  S.H. Gray et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, January 2008

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

Predictive relationship between adolescent oral and vaginal sex: Results from a prospective, longitudinal study  A.V. Song & B.L. Halpern-Felsher, Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, March 2011

Predictors of sexual activity in Haitian-American adolescents  J.G. Dévieux et al., Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, February 2016

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

Premarital first births: The influence of the timing of sexual onset versus post-onset risks in the United States  L.L. Wu & S.P. Martin, Population Studies, November 2015

Profiles of risk among HIV-infected youth in clinic settings  M.I. Fernández et al., AIDS and Behavior, May 2015

A prospective study of the onset of sexual behavior and sexual risk in youth perinatally infected with HIV  J.A. Bauermeister et al., Journal of Sex Research, September 2012

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 question of love and trust? The role of relationship factors in adolescent sexual decision making  S.W. Ewing & A.D. Bryan, Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, October 2015

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

Relationships of parental monitoring and emotion regulation with early adolescents' sexual behaviors  W. Hadley et al., Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, June 2015

Residential racial segregation and racial differences in sexual behaviours: An 11-year longitudinal study of sexual risk of adolescents transitioning to adulthood  K.B. Biello et al., Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, January 2013

Risk evaluations and condom use decisions of homeless youth: A multi-level qualitative investigation  D.P. Kennedy et al., BMC Public Health, January 2015

The risks and rewards of sexual debut  R.L. Golden et al., Developmental Psychology, November 2016

School-related assets and youth risk behaviors: Alcohol consumption and sexual activity  C.B. Aspy et al., Journal of School Health, January 2012

"Sexting" and its relation to sexual activity and sexual risk behavior in a national survey of adolescents  M.L. Ybarra & K.J. Mitchell, Journal of Adolescent Health, December 2014

Sexual activity among adolescents in romantic relationships with friends, acquaintances, or strangers  C.E. Kaestle & C.T. Halpern, Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, September 2005

Sexual activity, contraceptive use, and childbearing of teenagers aged 15-19 in the United States  G.M. Martinez & J.C. Abma, NCHS Data Brief, July 2015

Sexual and reproductive health of persons aged 10-24 years – United States, 2002-2007  CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 2009

Sexual and romantic experiences of transgender youth before gender-affirmative treatment  S.L. Bungener et al., Pediatrics, March 2017

Sexual communication between early adolescents and their dating partners, parents, and best friends  L. Widman et al., Journal of Sex Research, July 2014

Sexual health behavior interventions for U.S. Latino adolescents: A systematic review of the literature  V.J. Cardoza et al., Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, April 2012

Sexual identity, sex of sexual contacts, and health-risk behaviors among students in grades 9-12—Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, selected sites, United States, 2001-2009  CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 10, 2011

Sexual initiation, contraceptive use, and pregnancy among young adolescents  L.B. Finer & J.M. Philbin, Pediatrics, May 2013

Sexual risk behavior in young adulthood: Broadening the scope beyond early sexual initiation  M. Epstein et al., Journal of Sex Research, October 2014

Sexual timetables for oral-genital, vaginal, and anal intercourse: Sociodemographic comparisons in a nationally representative sample of adolescents  C.T. Halpern & A.A. Haydon, American Journal of Public Health, June 2012

Sexually active adolescent women: Assessing family and peer relationships using event history calendars  M.A. Saftner et al., Journal of School Nursing, June 2011

Sexually explicit cell phone messaging associated with sexual risk among adolescents  E. Rice et al., Pediatrics, October 2012

Spread of health behaviors in young couples: How relationship power shapes relational influence  T. Cornelius et al., Social Science & Medicine, September 2016

Substance use and the development of sexual risk behaviors in youth perinatally exposed to HIV  K.S. Elkington et al., Journal of Pediatric Psychology, May 2015

Substance use and other risk factors for unprotected sex: Results from an event-based study of homeless youth  J.S. Tucker et al., AIDS and Behavior, August 2012

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

Substance use patterns and unprotected sex among street-involved youth in a Canadian setting: A prospective cohort study  T. Cheng et al., BMC Public Health, January 2016

Teen sexting and its association with sexual behaviors  J.R. Temple et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, September 2012

Teens are having sex and being assaulted. So why aren't schools teaching about consent?  L. Bavis, Side Effects, October 23, 2018

Teens' sexual attitudes affected by TV and mom  K. Husted, Shots: Health News from NPR, October 19, 2011

Teens use condoms more often during first sex  J. Calmes, Shots: Health News from NPR, October 13, 2011

Television viewing and risk of sexual initiation by young adolescents  S.L. Ashby et al., Archives of Pediatics & Adolescent Medicine, April 2006

Testing pathways linking exposure to community violence and sexual behaviors among African American youth  D.R. Voisin et al., Journal of Youth and Adolescence, September 2014

To use or not to use: A stage-based approach to understanding condom use among homeless youth  J.S. Tucker et al., AIDS Care, May 2014

Trends in teen sexual behaviour and condom use  M. Rotermann, Health Reports/Statistics Canada, September 2008

Types of social support and parental acceptance among transfemale youth and their impact on mental health, sexual debut, history of sex work and condomless anal intercourse  V. Le et al., Journal of the International AIDS Society, July 2016

Understanding condom use decision making among homeless youth using event-level data  Y. Rana et al., Journal of Sex Research, December 2015

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

Unprotected sex of homeless youth: Results from a multilevel dyadic analysis of individual, social network, and relationship factors  D.P. Kennedy et al., AIDS and Behavior, October 2012

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

Using sibling differences to estimate effects of parenting on adolescent sexual risk behaviors  R.L. Coley et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2008

Using syndemics theory to investigate risk and protective factors associated with condomless sex among youth living with HIV in 17 U.S. cities  J.J. van den Berg et al., AIDS and Behavior, March 2017

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

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave: Rising up to meet the reproductive health needs of American Indian/Alaska Native youth  L. de Ravello et al., American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 2012

What you don't know can hurt you: Perceptions of sex-partner concurrency and partner-reported behavior  C.D. Lenoir et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, March 2006

"When you got nothing to do, you do somebody": A community's perceptions of neighborhood effects on adolescent sexual behaviors  A.Y. Akers, Social Science & Medicine, January 2011