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For and against; should doctors advise young people to abstain from sex?

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Against a background of high rates of teenage pregnancy and an increasing prevalence of sexually transmitted infections, the sexual conduct of young people is vigorously debated. Many teenagers later say that they had sexual intercourse "too early"but should doctors be advising young people to abstain from sex? Trevor Stammers, who is a tutor in general practice and an author and broadcaster on sexual health, and Roger Ingham, who has done research on sexual conduct and sex education in Britain and other countries, consider whether advising abstinence is an effective response to declining teenage sexual health.

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Ingham, Roger and Stammers, Trevor (2000) For and against; should doctors advise young people to abstain from sex? BMJ, 321, (7275), pp. 1520-1522. (doi:10.1136/bmj.321.7275.1520).

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Published date: 2000

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Local EPrints ID: 18538
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/18538
ISSN: 0959-8138
PURE UUID: 6e9e12b4-96d1-4735-a4f8-c1aafd488300

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Date deposited: 08 Dec 2005
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:35

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Author: Roger Ingham
Author: Trevor Stammers

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