ERIC Number: EJ302846
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Issues in Fertility Control for Mentally Retarded Female Adolescents: I. Sexual Activity, Sexual Abuse, and Contraception.
Chamberlain, Allan; And Others
Pediatrics, v73 n4 p445-50 Apr 1984
Sexual activity, sexual assault, and contraceptive use among 87 mentally retarded adolescents females were investigated. Half of the mildly retarded Ss had had sexual intercourse, and one-third of the mildly retarded and one-fourth of the moderately retarded Ss had been victims of rape or incest. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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