Sexuality Education

Sara S. Marques, Norman A. Constantine, Eva Goldfarb, Jane Mauldon

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of the different forms of formal sexuality education. It includes definitions of key terminologies used in this field, a review of the standards and frameworks developed to guide sexuality education programs, and a brief critical review of the evidence of effectiveness for different approaches to sexuality education. It also discusses the current public policy landscape for sexuality education.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages825-832
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9780080970875
ISBN (Print)9780080970868
DOIs
StatePublished - 26 Mar 2015

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Keywords

  • Adolescence
  • Family planning education
  • HIV/AIDS prevention
  • Health education
  • Health promotion
  • Psychosexual development
  • Psychosocial development
  • Reproductive health
  • Sex behavior
  • Sex education
  • Sexual development
  • Sexual health
  • Sexuality
  • Sexually transmitted disease prevention

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Marques, S. S., Constantine, N. A., Goldfarb, E., & Mauldon, J. (2015). Sexuality Education. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition (pp. 825-832). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.35018-8
Marques, Sara S. ; Constantine, Norman A. ; Goldfarb, Eva ; Mauldon, Jane. / Sexuality Education. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., 2015. pp. 825-832
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