Teenage pregnancy and associated risk behaviors among sexually abused adolescents

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Elizabeth M. Saewyc
Laura Leanna Magee
Sandra E. Pettingell
Publisher: 
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Studies the link between adolescent pregnancy and sexual abuse history. Concludes that teenage pregnancy risk is strongly linked to sexual abuse, especially for males and those who have experienced both incest and nonfamilial abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.