High-risk male adolescents were surveyed to collect data to be used to develop strategies to enhance communication with their partners about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Participants were concerned about acquiring an STD from their partner, and reported an increased likelihood of communicating about STD-related issues when confidential health care was available. Copyright (C) 2000 Society for Adolescent Medicine.
- Health service use
- Male adolescents
- Sexually transmitted diseases
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Psychiatry and Mental health