September 2016 issue of Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health now available

IN THIS ISSUE (a summary of articles and digests in this issue of Perspectives)


Referrals for Services Prohibited In Catholic Health Care Facilities by Debra B. Stulberg, Rebecca A. Jackson and Lori R. Freedman

Young Women’s Contraceptive Decision Making: Do Preferences for Contraceptive Attributes Align with Method Choice? by Cassondra Marshall, Sylvia Guendelman, Jane Mauldon and Amani Nuru-Jeter

Objective and Perceived Weight: Associations with Risky Adolescent Sexual Behavior by Aletha Y. Akers, Elan D. Cohen, Michael P. Marshal, Geoff Roebuck, Lan Yu and Alison E. Hipwell

Comparison of a Timing-Based Measure of Unintended Pregnancy and the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy by Abigail R.A. Aiken, Carolyn L. Westhoff , James Trussell and Paula M. Castaño


Rethinking the Pregnancy Planning Paradigm: Unintended Conceptions or Unrepresentative Concepts? by Abigail R.A. Aiken, Sonya Borrero, Lisa S. Callegari and Christine Dehlendorf


Formal Sex Education Increasingly Omits Topics
Important to Adolescents’ Reproductive Health

Presence of School-Based Health Services Linked to Teenage Birth Outcomes

Local Access to a Planned Parenthood Clinic Linked to Reduced Dropout Rates

Having Friends Who Were Teenage Mothers Appears
To Influence Women’s Fertility, Educational Outcomes

Motivation to Have Sex Positively Associated
With the Risk of Becoming a Teenage Father

Prevalence of STD Testing Is Low Among U.S. Adolescents, Young Adults

Concordance of Couples’ Pregnancy Desires Linked to Rapid Repeat Pregnancy

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