ERIC Number: EJ393127
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Adolescent Sexual Behavior.
Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Furstenberg, Frank F., Jr.
American Psychologist, v44 n2 p249-57 Feb 1989
Reviews the state of knowledge on adolescent sexual behavior in the following areas: (1) onset of sexual behavior as a function of cohort, gender, and ethnic differences; (2) biological, social, and cognitive processes underlying such behavior; (3) demographic trends in the use of contraceptives; (4) research problems; and (5) successful programs. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Biological Influences, Child Development, Child Psychology, Cohort Analysis, Contraception, Cultural Differences, Demography, Developmental Psychology, Early Parenthood, Ethnicity, Program Effectiveness, Psychological Studies, Public Policy, Racial Differences, Research Problems, Sex Differences, Sexuality, Social Influences
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title "Children and Their Development: Knowledge Base, Research Agenda, and Social Policy Application."