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Selected indicators of adolescent sexual behavior

Victoria A. Mikow-Porto

Selected indicators of adolescent sexual behavior

results from the 1993 North Carolina youth risk behavior survey

by Victoria A. Mikow-Porto

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Published by Division of Innovation and Development Services, Accountability Services Area, N.C. Dept. of Public Instruction in [Raleigh, N.C.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina,
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Teenagers -- North Carolina -- Sexual behavior.,
    • High school students -- North Carolina -- Sexual behavior.,
    • Sexual behavior surveys -- North Carolina.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-28).

      Statementreport prepared by Victoria A. Mikow.
      ContributionsNorth Carolina. Dept. of Public Instruction. Division of Innovation and Development Services.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ27 .M52 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL937218M
      LC Control Number95620984
      OCLC/WorldCa31749735

      Sexual violence is forcing or attempting to force a partner to take part in a sex act, sexual touching, or a non-physical sexual event (e.g., sexting) when the partner does not or cannot consent. Psychological aggression is the use of verbal and non-verbal communication with the intent to harm another person mentally or emotionally and/or exert.


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[Victoria A Mikow; North Carolina. Department of Public Instruction. Division of Innovation and Development Services.] -- One major challenge facing adolescents concerns choices about sex. The results of this survey indicate that the majority of North.

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Sexual Behavior and Children: When Is It a Problem and What To Do About It The Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress has services to help families of children with sexual behavior problems.

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