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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Why/Why Not Abstinence Programs: Policies and Empirical Research Evidence
4154.0: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Why/Why Not Abstinence Programs: Policies and Empirical Research Evidence
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):John Santelli, MD, MPH
12:30 PMChanges in sex education in the U.S., 1995 to 2002
Laura Duberstein Lindberg, PhD, Susheela Singh, Lawrence B. Finer, PhD
12:45 PMRelationship between knowledge about puberty and anticipated sexual risk taking behavior in young adolescents
Karen M. Anderson, PhD, Helen P. Koo, DrPH, Renee R. Jenkins, MD
1:00 PMDesigning Comparable Abstinence Education and Comprehensive Sexuality Curricula
Christine M. Markham, PhD, Leah Robin, PhD, Melanie Thiel, BA, Kiara Spooner, DrPh, Nicole McKirahan, MPH, Melissa Fleschler, PhD, Ross Shegog, PhD, S. Liliana Escobar-Chaves, DrPH, Susan Tortolero, PhD
1:15 PMAbstinence and abstinence-only education: Human rights dimensions
John Santelli, MD, MPH
1:30 PMAbstinence-only-until-marriage programs as reproductive health policy?
William Smith
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA