Teenage pregnancy: an overview of the research evidence

DENNISON Catherine
National Health Service. Health Development Agency
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Presents headline findings from key research relating to teenage pregnancy and parenthood which has emerged (mainly) since the launch of the national Teenage Pregnancy Strategy. Covers topics including research on young people’s sexual behaviour; sources of sex and relationships information; what works in preventing teenage pregnancy; who is at risk of becoming a teenage parent; and how to support teenage parents. Draws on a range of sources including systematic reviews of the effectiveness of prevention and support interventions, national surveys and primary research studies.

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sex education, sexuality, social policy, social care provision, teenage pregnancy, young people, contraception, Department of Health, health care;
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research review
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1 84279 260 1

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