Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-95).
Executive summary -- Preface -- Introduction -- A new generation of problems -- The real issue: unmarried teens who become parents -- teens: a costly combination -- Condom confusion -- Condoms and STIs spread by body fluids -- Condoms and STIs spread by skin to skin contact -- Non-coital sexual activity -- Abstinence -- What is sexual abstinence? -- A message that matters: abstinence -- Marriage: is it really an unmentionable? -- Predictors of sexual activity -- Parental relationship/connectedness -- Parental.
Values/beliefs about sex in adolescents -- Parents values/beliefs about contraceptives in adolescents -- Parent-child communication about sexuality -- Peer factors -- Drug/alcohol abuse -- Sexual abuse -- Intention/motivation -- Older partners -- Other factors -- Summary of predictors -- Funding for Abstinence education programs -- Sexuality education in the 20th Century -- Theoretical foundations of preventive programs addressing sexuality -- Characteristics of successful sexuality education interventions -- Redefining the language -- A common question: what about the.
Sexually active adolescent? -- Programs show that adolescents respond to well-designed abstinence education -- The solution-abstinence -- The challenge for sexuality educators -- The world of the adolescent -- Who can make a difference? -- What should be done? -- Appendix: programs designed to reduce adolescent sexual risk taking -- Bibliography.