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Prevention & Interventions, General

HIV, Other STD, and Pregnancy Prevention Education in Public Secondary Schools—45 States, 2008–2010
MMWR 2012;61:222-228

A Conceptual Framework for the Analysis of Risk and Problem Behaviors: The Case of Adolescent Sexual Behavior Abstract 
Guilamo-Ramos V, Dittus P, Jaccard J, Gonzalez B, Bouris AM
Social Work Research 2008;32(1):29–45

HIV Prevention Education and HIV-Related Policies in Secondary Schools—Selected Sites, United States, 2006
MMWR 2008;57:822–825

Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Incidence of HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Among Adolescents: A Decade in Review Abstract
Robin L, Dittus P, Whitaker D, Crosby R, Ethier K, Mezoff J, et al.
Journal of Adolescent Health 2004;34(1):3–26

The "Safer Choices" Intervention: Its Impact on the Sexual Behaviors of Different Subgroups of High School Students Abstract
Kirby DB, Baumler E, Coyle KK, Basen-Engquist K, Parcel GS, Harrist R, et al.
Journal of Adolescent Health 2004;35(6):442–452

Missed Opportunities for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and Pregnancy Prevention Services During Adolescent Health Supervision Visits Abstract
Burstein GR, Lowry R, Klein JD, Santelli JS
Pediatrics 2003;111(5 Pt 1):996–1001

An Economic Evaluation of a School-Based Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening Program Abstract
Wang LY, Burstein GR, Cohen DA
Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2002;29(12):737–745

Safer Choices: Reducing Teen Pregnancy, HIV, and STDs Abstract
Coyle K, Basen-Engquist K, Kirby D, Parcel G, Banspach S, Collins J, et al.
Public Health Reports 2001;116 Suppl 1:82–93

School-Wide Effects of a Multicomponent HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Prevention Program for High School Students Abstract
Basen-Engquist K, Coyle K, Parcel G, Kirby D, Banspach S, Carvajal S, Baumler E
Health Education and Behavior 2001;28(2):166–185

Economic Evaluation of Safer Choices: A School-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Pregnancy Prevention Program Abstract
Wang LY, Davis M, Robin L, Collins J, Coyle K, Baumler E.
Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2000;154(10):1017–1024


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Prevention & Interventions, Minority Youth

HIV Prevention Among African American Youth: How Well Have Evidence-Based Interventions Addressed Key Theoretical Constructs? Abstract
Romero LM, Galbraith JS, Wilson-Williams L, Gloppen KM
AIDS and Behavior 2010 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Sexual Health Disparities Among African American Youth and the Need for Early Prevention Approaches: Parenting and Youth Development Program Strategies for Pre-Risk Prevention [pdf 150K]
Miller KS, Fasula AM, Poulsen MN, Parker JT, Zackery S, Wyckoff SC, Clark LF
Journal of Equity in Health 2009;2(1):18–27

Two Pre-Risk Prevention Programs to Address Sexual Health Disparities Among African American Youth [pdf 121K]
Miller KS, Clark LF, Fasula AM, Parker JT, Zackery S, Wyckoff SC, Poulsen MN
Journal of Equity in Health 2009;2(1):41–48

All4You! A Randomized Trial of an HIV, Other STDs, and Pregnancy Prevention Intervention for Alternative School Students Abstract
Coyle KK, Kirby DB, Robin LE, Banspach SW, Baumler E, Glassman JR
AIDS Education and Prevention 2006;18(3):187–203

Integrating Service Learning into a Curriculum to Reduce Health Risks at Alternative High Schools Abstract
Denner J, Coyle KK, Robin LE, Banspach S
Journal of School Health 2005;75(5):151–156


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Prevalence, Trends, & Associations

Trends in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- and Sexually Transmitted Disease-Related Risk Behaviors Among U.S. High School Students, 1991–2009 Abstract
Eaton DK, Lowry R, Brener ND, Kann L, Romero L, Wechsler H
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2011;40(4):427–433

HIV Testing Among High School Students—United States, 2007
MMWR 2009;58(24):665-668

Sexual and Reproductive Health of Persons Aged 10-24 Years—United States, 2002-2007
MMWR 2009;58(SS-6):1-58

Methamphetamine Use Is Independently Associated with Recent Risky Sexual Behaviors and Adolescent Pregnancy Abstract
Zapata LB, Hillis SD, Marchbanks PA, Curtis KM, Lowry R
Journal of School Health 2008;78:641-648

Sexual Activity and Substance Use Among Adolescents by Category of Physical Activity Plus Team Sports Participation Abstract
Kulig K, Brener ND, McManus T
Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2003;157:905–912

Timing of Alcohol and Other Drug Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Unmarried Adolescents and Young Adults Abstract
Santelli JS, Robin L, Brener ND, Lowry R
Family Planning Perspectives 2001;33:200–205

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Youth

Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contact, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 912 — Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Selected Sites, United States, 2001–2009
MMWR 2011;60(SS7):1–133

Dimensions of Sexual Orientation and HIV-Related Risk Among Adolescent Females: Evidence From a Statewide Survey Abstract
Goodenow C, Szalacha LA, Robin LE, Westheimer K
American Journal of Public Health 2008;98(6):1051–1058

Associations Between Health Risk Behaviors and Opposite-, Same-, and Both-Sex Sexual Partners in Representative Samples of Vermont and Massachusetts High School Students Abstract
Robin L, Brener ND, Donahue SF, Hack T, Hale K, Goodenow C
Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2002;156:349–355

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Parent Communication & Involvement

Parent-Adolescent Communication About Sexual Intercourse: An Analysis of Maternal Reluctance to Communicate Abstract
Guilamo-Ramos V, Jaccard J, Dittus P, Collins S
Health Psychology 2008;27(6):760–769

Adolescent Expectancies, Parent-Adolescent Communication and Intentions to Have Sexual Intercourse Among Inner-city, Middle School Youth Abstract
Guilamo-Ramos V, Jaccard J, Dittus P, Bouris A, Holloway I, Casillas, E
Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2007;34(1):56–66

Parental Expertise, Trustworthiness, and Accessibility: Parent-Adolescent Communication and Adolescent Risk Behavior Abstract
Guilamo-Ramos V, Jaccard J, Dittus P, Bouris A
Journal of Marriage and the Family 2006;68(5):1229–1246

The Content and Process of Mother-Adolescent Communication About Sex in Latino Families Abstract
Guilamo-Ramos V, Dittus P, Jaccard J, Goldberg V, Casillas E
Social Work Research 2006;30(3):169–181

Why Parents Matter!: The Conceptual Basis for a Community-Based HIV Prevention Program for the Parents of African American Youth Abstract
Dittus P, Miller KS, Kotchick BA, Forehand R
Journal of Child and Family Studies 2004;13(1):5–20


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Youth Development & Sexual Health

Positive Youth Development Promoting Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Review of Observational and Intervention Research  [Order]
Gavin LG, Catalano RF, Markham CM
Journal of Adolescent Health 2010;46(3 Suppl):S1–S96

Confidence as a Predictor of Sexual and Reproductive Health Outcomes for Youth Abstract
Gloppen KM, David-Ferdon C, Bates J
Journal of Adolescent Health 2010;46(3 Suppl):S42-S58

Connectedness as a Predictor of Sexual and Reproductive Health Outcomes for Youth Abstract
Markham CM, Lormand D, Gloppen KM, Peskin MF, Flores B, Low B, House LD
Journal of Adolescent Health 2010;46(3 Suppl):S23-S41

A Review of Positive Youth Development Programs That Promote Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Abstract
Gavin LE, Catalano RF, David-Ferdon C, Gloppen KM, Markham CM
Journal of Adolescent Health 2010;46(3 Suppl):S75-S91

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