publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Sexual behaviour, debut and identity among Swedish Schoolchildren

Kastbom, Åsa A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Avdelningen för neuro- och inflammationsvetenskap
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Background: Sexual behaviour among schoolchildren and adolescents is a sparsely researched area and there are delicate methodological obstacles and ethical concerns when conducting such research. Still it is a subject that engages both parents and professionals. A sexualized behaviour or an early sexual debut (younger than 14 years) can be a sign of sexual abuse. It is therefore of importance to describe what is common and what is uncommon sexual behaviour among children and what the consequences of an early or a late sexual debut may be for the individual upon reaching late adolescence. Adolescents who identify themselves as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) are a...
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free text keywords: Psychiatry, Psykiatri, Clinical Medicine, Klinisk medicin, Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Folkhälsovetenskap, global hälsa, socialmedicin och epidemiologi, Neurosciences, Neurovetenskaper
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