Truth About Sexual Behavior And Unplanned Pregnancy by Mark J., Ph.D. Kittleson

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The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy found that 34 percent of young women become pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20. The Truth About Sexual Behavior and Unplanned Pregnancy is a trusted source teens can turn to for straightforward information about everything from contraception to the media's portrayal of sex. Providing a clear picture of teenage sexual behavior and its consequences, this book offers sound advice to teenagers and encourages discussion with parents and peers. Teens' accounts and question-and-answer segments provide a real-life perspective, and charts and graphs add a visually stimulating element to this important reference. Topics include conception, pregnancy, and childbirth; dating; sex and the media; prevention of pregnancy; and sexual orientation.

About Mark J., Ph.D. Kittleson

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Mark J. Kittleson is an associate professor of health education at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Published April 1, 2005 by Facts on File (J). 182 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Young Adult, Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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