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<i>Adolescents and HIV and AIDS: Population Demographics and Prevention Strategies</i>

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS

Published in print May 1998 | ISBN: 9780195109429
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865772 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0006

Series: Child Welfare: A Series in Child Welfare Practice, Policy, and Research

Adolescents and HIV and AIDS: Population Demographics and Prevention Strategies

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This chapter focuses on HIV and AIDS in adolescents and programs aimed at educating young people about HIV and AIDS. The chapter is divided into three parts. Part I discusses the incidence and prevalence of HIV and AIDS among adolescents, and then reviews research on adolescent risk-taking behaviors. Part II describes federal law on AIDS-related education, educational campaigns, and data on program evaluation. A summary of the chapter is presented in Part III.

Keywords: teenagers; HIV infection; AIDS; education program

Chapter.  11410 words. 

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