Risky Sexual Behavior In Adolescents With Mental Health Disorders

Medscape (10/26, Lowry) reports, “A study that examined sexual health in persons aged 15 to 24 years who were attending a mental health clinic for a variety of mental disorders found low rates of contraception and high rates of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs),” researchers found. The findings of the 103-participant study were presented at the IEPA 10th International Conference on Early Intervention in Mental Health.

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