You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
describe the life style disease or behaviour of practice of high risk sexual behaviour amongst adolescents
Adolescents, like adults, may be prone to engaging in risky sexual behavior due to perceptions of personal invulnerability and their tendency to focus on the immediate, rather than long-term, consequences of their behavior. [ Mentally ill adolescents may be particularly at risk and warrant special consideration. Specific clinical recommendations for assessing and managing risky sexual behavior
are discussed. These include maintaining an empathic stance toward the adolescent, supporting the autonomy of the adolescent, identifying and owning one's own values, familiarizing oneself with available resources, and referring to mental health practitioners when appropriate. Adolescents routinely engage in behaviors that put their health at risk. Risky sexual behaviors are of particular concern to advanced practice nurses (APNs) and other primary care clinicians in that they can lead to serious consequences both for the adolescent involved and for any number of unseen partners. Clinicians are faced with 3 challenges: (1) how to understand this behavior, (2) how to identify risky sexual behavior in the adolescent patient, and (3) what to do about it. This article will review some ways of conceptualizing adolescent risk behavior and some tips for assessment and change. ]
Expert answered|aisonyu|Points 61|
Question
Asked 3/28/2013 8:40:47 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
25,808,201 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Weegy Stuff
S
P
L
Points 622 [Total 1372] Ratings 3 Comments 592 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 432 [Total 3180] Ratings 0 Comments 432 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
Points 379 [Total 638] Ratings 1 Comments 369 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 317 [Total 738] Ratings 2 Comments 297 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 112 [Total 3816] Ratings 0 Comments 112 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 88 [Total 227] Ratings 0 Comments 88 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 21 [Total 71] Ratings 2 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
Points 8 [Total 12606] Ratings 0 Comments 8 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 5 [Total 5] Ratings 0 Comments 5 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 3 [Total 1766] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.