Adolescents and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Oxford University Press
Infectious Diseases, Clinical Adolescent Psychology, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Medical, Medical / Nu
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Open LibraryOL10133169M
ISBN 100195120671
ISBN 139780195120677
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The book describes the world-wide incidence and prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents and examines how their sexual behaviour has changed as a result of the threat of AIDS. It also looks at young people's knowledge and attitudes about their own sexual health, as well as the usefulness of models in predicting those at : $ Explore our list of Sexually transmitted diseases (STD)->Teen nonfiction Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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The book covers such topics Adolescents and Sexually Transmitted Diseases book puberty, reproductive health, sexuality and social issues, pregnancy prevention, and sexually transmitted diseases.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases present a major public health challenge. Over 25 diseases can be transmitted through sexual activity, and effective treatment, especially where long term infection can lead to further health problems, and in women infertility, requires good diagnostic skills and understanding of the Adolescents and Sexually Transmitted Diseases book treatment methods.

STDs are diseases that are passed from one person to another through sexual contact. These include chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), syphilis, and HIV. Many of these STDs do not show symptoms for a long time. Even without symptoms, they can still be harmful and passed on during sex.

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is among the most prevalent of sexually transmitted infections. 1,17 Most genital HSV infections in the United States are caused by HSV type 2 (HSV-2), while HSV type 1 (HSV-1) infections are typically orolabial and acquired during childhood.

18,19 NHANES data have shown that among adolescents aged 14–19 years, HSV-1 seroprevalence has. Each year an estimated million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections (STI) occur worldwide with the highest rates among year olds, followed by year olds.

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One in 20 young people is believed to contract a STI each year, excluding HIV and other viral infections. Confidentiality Issues and Use of Sexually Transmitted Disease Services Among Sexually Experienced Persons Aged 15–25 Years — United States, – – MMWR Ma STD Treatment Guidelines – Adolescents – STD screening and treatment information for youth and young adults.

(June 4, ). What other people said about this book: “As a Public Health professional, I have read many books about sexually transmitted diseases over the years. I recommend this one (the second edition)for professionals and interested laypersons. I believe it has the most complete and up to date information.” The Fear of Knowing [about HIV] – by.

The most respected, all-in-one global STD reference -- now in full-color A Doody's Core Title. 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW. "With a level of detail that is unmatched by any other textbook in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), this book is the ultimate reference in this area No question about it -- this book is the ultimate resource for information about sexually transmitted.

VOCABULARY sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) sexually transmitted infections (STIs) epidemics abstinence The Risks of STIs YOU’LL LEARN TO • Explain the relationship between alcohol and other drugs used by adolescents and the role these substances play in STDs.

Adolescents ages account for nearly half of the 20 million new cases of STDs each year. 1 Today, two in five sexually active teen girls have had an STD that can cause infertility and even death.

2 Also, though rates of HIV are very low among adolescents, males make up more than 80 percent of HIV diagnoses among to year-olds. 3 STDs often have no obvious sign or physical symptom, so Author: Office of Adolescent Health. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are the two most frequently reported notifiable infectious diseases in the United States.

20 Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the United States, with an estimated 4 million cases reported annually.

22 CDC surveillance data show that among to year-old female adolescents inthe rate of gonorrhea is perand Cited by: Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a serious health problem for adolescents, occurring in an estimated one-quarter of sexually active teen-agers.

Many of the health problems--including STDs--result from specific risk-taking behaviors. ABSTRACT: Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a serious health problem for adolescents, occurring in an estimated one‐quarter of sexually active teen‐agers.

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Many of the health problems – including STDs – result from specific risk‐taking behaviors. Determinants of STD risks among adolescents include behaviorial, psychological, social, biological, institutional by:   Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is among the most prevalent of sexually transmitted infections.

1,14 Most genital HSV infections in the United States are caused by HSV type 2 (HSV-2), while HSV type 1 (HSV-1) infections are typically orolabial and acquired during childhood.

15,16 NHANES data show that among adolescents aged 14–19 years, HSV-1 seroprevalence has. A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is caused by bacteria or a virus.

When symptoms appear, a sexually transmitted infection (STI) becomes an STD. An STI can lead to cancer or infertility. STIs and STDs are spread by oral, genital, or anal sex. Some examples of STDs include HIV, chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, and gonorrhea.

What increases my child's risk for an STD. Unprotected sex. Adolescents learn about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) from many sources, yet little is known about how well these educational sources are teaching them about STDs.

Goal The goal was to assess basic knowledge about STDs and their prevalence, to determine the correlates of high STD knowledge levels, and to explore whether self-perceptions.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescents Sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted through unprotected sexual intercourse and are highly infectious diseases. Unprotected sexual contact risks the lives of the young by afflicting with sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV infection and even unwanted pregnancy.

Adolescents and Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Diagnosis, Developmental Issues, and Prevention Frank M. Biro, MD, and Susan L. Rosenthal, PhD Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) continue to be a public health priority; adolescents are the highest risk group for nearly all by:   Sexually Transmitted Diseases present a major public health challenge.

Over 25 diseases can be transmitted through sexual activity, and effective treatment, especially where long term infection can lead to further health problems, and in women infertility, requires good diagnostic skills and understanding of the best treatment methods. This book aims to give a practical guide to diagnosis.

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Price New from Used from Kindle Author: Dr. Waln Brown. interest in them. Talking with teens about sex-related topics, including healthy relationships and the prevention of HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and pregnancy, is a positive parenting practice that has been widely researched.1 A number of programs in a variety of settings (e.g., schools, parents’ worksites) have beenFile Size: 1MB.

CDC How You Can Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases Teen Pregnancy CDC-INFO Contact Center CDC-INFO () [email protected] Straight talk about sexually transmitted infections. STD Testing: Conversation Starters. Although Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) affect individuals of all ages, STIs are particularly prevalent among young people.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that youth ages make up just over one quarter of the sexually active population, but account for half of the 20 million new sexually transmitted infections that occur in the United States each year. sexually transmitted disease (STD) or venereal disease, term for infections acquired mainly through sexual contact.

Five diseases were traditionally known as venereal diseases: gonorrhea, syphilis, and the less common granuloma inguinale, lymphogranuloma venereum, and the s up to 20 other diseases were recognized as being transmitted by sexual contact, and the term.

The last decade has seen a huge amount of change in the area of sexually transmitted infection control and prevention, including the development of high-profile vaccines for preventing the spread of cervical cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), novel control methods for HIV and AIDS, and even the discussion of more widespread use of controversial abstinence-only sex education programs.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among US Adolescents and Young Adults: Patterns, Clinical Considerations, and Prevention. Sieving RE(1), Gewirtz O'Brien JR(2), Saftner MA(3), Argo TA(4). Author information: (1)School of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, University of MN School of Nursing, Weaver Densford Hall Cited by: 2.

The United States has the dubious distinction of leading the industrialized world in overall rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), with 12 million new cases annually. About 3 million teenagers contract an STD each year, and many will have long-term health problems as a result.

Women and adolescents are particularly vulnerable to these diseases and their health by: Sexually Transmitted Infections in Teens What are sexually transmitted infections (STIs)?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infectious diseases spread through sexual contact. About 50 out of new STIs happen in people ages 15 to Protecting your teen from STIs.Sexually transmitted infections are a growing public health concern in Canada, with rates of Chlamydia trachomatis infection, gonorrhea and syphilis increasing among adolescents and young adults.

The present practice point outlines epidemiology, risk factors, laboratory testing and management for C trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Treponema pallidum, with a lesser focus on by: 3.