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Sexual health : a public health perspective

Author: Kaye Wellings; Kirstin Mitchell; Martine Collumbien; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Publisher: Maidenhead : McGraw Hill/Open University Press, 2012.
Series: Understanding public health.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This timely book introduces social aspects of the study of sexual health and their application to public health practice. The book addresses five key themes: Conceptual and theoretical aspects of sexual health, Sexual health outcomes of risk and vulnerability, Improving sexual health status and Measuring and assessing sexual health status. The authors consider each of these themes within their cultural and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kaye Wellings; Kirstin Mitchell; Martine Collumbien; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
ISBN: 9780335244812 0335244815 0335244823 9780335244829
OCLC Number: 820141943
Notes: Published in association with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Description: xiii, 203 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Conceptual and theoretical aspects of sexual health --
1. Sexual health: theoretical perspectives / Kaye Wellings --
pt. 2. Sexual health outcomes --
2. Sexually transmitted infections / Kaye Wellings [and others] --
3. Unplanned pregnancy / Anna Glasier and Kaye Wellings --
4. Sexual violence / Claudia Garcia-Moreno, Kirstin Mitchell, and Kaye Wellings --
5. Sexual function, pleasure, and satisfaction / Kirstin Mitchell --
pt. 3. Risk and vulnerability --
6. Young people / Kirstin Mitchell, Kaye Wellings, and Maria Zuurmond --
7. Men who have sex with men / Will Nutland and Martine Collumbien --
8. Sex workers / Elisabeth Pisani --
9. Mobile populations / Joanna Busza --
10. Structural influences on sexual health / Martine Collumbien [and others]. --
pt. 4. Interventions to improve sexual health --
11. Communication and language / Kaye Wellings --
12. Promotion of sexual health / Martine Collumbien and Wendy MacDowall --
13. Sex education: theory and practice / Simon Forrest and Kaye Wellings --
14. Sexual health services / Rebecca French and Kirstin Mitchell --
pt. 5. Measuring and assessing sexual health status --
15. Researching sexual behaviour / Kaye Wellings and Martine Collumbien --
16. Evaluating sexual health Interventions / Chris Bonell [and others].
Series Title: Understanding public health.
Responsibility: edited by Kaye Wellings, Kirstin Mitchell and Martine Collumbien.

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Introduces social aspects of the study of sexual health and their application to public health practice. This book addresses five key themes: Conceptual and theoretical aspects of sexual health,  Read more...

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