Title

Sex education in the schools: what role does it play?

Publication/Presentation Date

1-1-2003

Abstract

Information regarding pubertal development, sex, pregnancy, and contraception should be provided to children and adolescents in an age-appropriate manner from parents, health care providers, and schools. This article reviews the medical literature on school sex education programs, adolescents' perception of these programs, and the role played by the media, parents, and health care professionals in sexual education of teens.

Volume

15

Issue

1

First Page

3

Last Page

9

ISSN

0334-0139

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | Pediatrics

PubMedID

12723443

Department(s)

Department of Pediatrics

Document Type

Article

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