Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/21169
Title: Young people and sexual health adversity
Contributor(s): East, Leah  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2010
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/21169
Abstract: Sexual health is multifaceted and is influenced by biological, psychological, social, cultural and environmental factors (Rosenthal & Browning, 2005). Although all individuals can be at risk of detrimental sexual health outcomes, young people are particularly at risk of sexual health adversity. Young people can be generally defined as those aged between 10 and 24 years of age (World Health Organization [WHO], 2006). During this stage of development in the life span, individuals undergo various physical, cognitive, psychological and social changes that influence their lives and prepare them for adulthood (Rew, 2005). Throughout this time, puberty is also experienced, sexual identity develops and new relationships are formed (Rosenthal & Browning, 2005).
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Connections, 13(2), p. 20-21
Publisher: Royal College of Nursing Australia
Place of Publication: Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: C3 Non-Refereed Article in a Professional Journal
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