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How is sexual risk constructed? A comparative study of young mothers, their teachers and sexual health nurses in the UK.

How is sexual risk constructed? A comparative study of young mothers, their teachers and sexual health nurses in the UK.

Care professionals frequently relied on legal criterion to assess risk. Some expressed a conflict between what they felt was normal behaviour for their students/clients and the criteria that would apply to their own children. These results offer rich insights into key stakeholder’s perceptions of sexual risk and will be of interest to professionals involved in sexuality education and sexual health counselling.

References: Yamamoto Beverley Anne and Kitano Naomi 2013 Proposing a Japanese Tool to Diagnose and Assess Adolescent Sexual Behaviours: Applying the British Traffic Light Tool (in Japanese), 32nd Annual Meeting of the Adolescentology Society of Japan.

Areas of Interest / Categories: AOFS 2014

AOFS 2014

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