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Sexual Health: a Public Health Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0335244815

ISBN-13: 9780335244812

Edition: 2012

Authors: Kaye Wellings, Kirstin Mitchell, Martine Collumbien

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This book originates from a course offered at the LSHTM as part of their health related MSc portfolio. It has been running for over 10 years inhouse and has recently been adapted for the popular Distance Learning courses offered by LSHTM; hence the need to publish the book so it is available to DL students. This book has four main themes and will be developed into four sections: Concepts; Vulnerability & risk; Groups associated with risk; Interventions; Measuring & Assessing Sexual Health status. The chapters will all consider the political and historical contexts of the topic, and include global examples, case studies and all the usual pedagogical features found in these series…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.45" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Kaye Wellings is Professor of Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Head of the Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). She is a founder of and Principal Investigator on the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles and she is internationally recognised as an expert in sexual health.Kirstin Mitchell is Lecturer in Sexual and Reproductive Health at the LSHTM. She has lived and worked for extensive periods in Africa and is currently working on the third UK National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles.Martine Collumbien is Senior Lecturer in Sexual and Reproductive Health at the LSHTM. She is a…    

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Conceptual and theoretical aspects of sexual health
Sexual health: theoretical perspectives
Sexual health outcomes
Sexually transmitted infections
Unplanned pregnancy
Sexual violence
Sexual function, pleasure, and satisfaction
Risk and vulnerability
Young people
Men who have sex with men
Sex workers
Mobile populations
Structural influences on sexual health
Interventions to improve sexual health
Communication and language
Promotion of sexual health
Sex education: theory and practice
Sexual health services
Measuring and assessing sexual health status
Researching sexual behaviour
Evaluating sexual health interventions