ERIC Number: ED233252
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr-19
Reference Count: N/A
Health Aspects of Adolescent Sex, 1982. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging, Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session on Examination of the Alarming Increase in the Rate of Sexual Relations among Adolescents.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
These hearings begin with an opening statement by Senator Jeremiah Denton, which highlights the concerns of this hearing and introduces discussion panel participants: the Honorable Gordon J. Humphrey, U.S. Senator from New Hampshire; Herbert Ratner, former public health officer and editor of Child and Family Quarterly; Adele Hofmann, director, adolescent medical unit, New York University Medical Center; Dr. John Hillabrand, obstetrician and gynecologist; Dr. Prabodh Gupta, department of pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital; Naomi Chamberlain, president, Chamberlain and Associates; and Dr. Ray Short, professor of sociology, University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The opening statements and discussion of the panel members include the following topics: physical side effects and problems of birth control pills; other forms of contraception, especially intrauterine devices (IUD's); confidentiality in health care services; adolescent pregnancy prevention programs; and adolescent and societal attitudes toward premarital sex. The document also contains additional articles by some of the panel members, which include a checklist of arguments for and against premarital sex, and a further discussion of IUD's. (WAS)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.