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Sexually Transmitted Infections among Gay and Bisexual Men

Ronald O. Valdiserri

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a overview of prevalent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among gay and bisexual men. Descriptive epidemiology is presented for bacterial (gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia), ... More


Controlling major communicable diseases

John Walley, Roger Webber, and Andrew Collins

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that water, sanitation, and hygiene as well as TB, HIV, malaria, and other major communicable diseases can be controlled with cost-effective interventions. Effective control ... More


Immunization and the Hpv Vaccine

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine has the potential to significantly reduce the incidence of cervical cancer in women who receive the vaccine before they are sexually active and thus become at ... More


Sexually transmitted infections and health through the life course

Ronald H. Gray, Maria J. Wawer, and David Serwadda

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the effects of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV at different life stages. It draws examples from an ongoing population-based cohort studies in rural Rakai ... More


. Bodily Fluids and Citizenship

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the epidemiology and public health aspects of infectious diseases, focusing on sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS. It describes how public health programs of disease ... More


Victory Girls: Sex, Mobility, and Adventure on the Home Front

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the lives of the “victory girls” of World War II—young women who exhibited patriotism by offering sex to servicemen. This relationship defied not only social norms but also the ... More


Detecting Covert Infection ahead of the Final Diagnosis

Iruka N. Okeke

in Divining without Seeds: The Case for Strengthening Laboratory Medicine in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449413
eISBN:
9780801460906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449413.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This discusses how slow and inadequate diagnoses amplify epidemics of sexually transmitted diseases and incurable infections caused by viruses, including HIV. Across Africa, hepatitis B is among the ... More


Social determinants, sexual behaviour, and sexual health

Michael Marmot and Richard G. Wilkinson

in Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198565895
eISBN:
9780191723988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565895.003.15
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the complex relationship between social determinants, sexual behaviour, and sexual health. It focuses on patterns of sexual health and behaviour in Britain in the context of ... More


Bloodborne and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Edward P. Richards III and Guthrie S. Birkhead

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on legal tools for controlling sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and certain related bloodborne infections for which sexual transmission is important. It focuses on the ... More


Sex

Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin

in Adolescence: Growing Up in America Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179613
eISBN:
9780199847358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179613.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Despite all efforts to stop the trend, American teenagers have initiated sex at earlier ages over the last few years, and for many years the consequences have been very high rates of teenage ... More


Love and Sex

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on dating and sexual issues faced by emerging adults. The discussion starts with a look at the ways that emerging adults meet potential love partners, including the role that ... More


Costs of Monogamism

Eric Anderson

in The Monogamy Gap: Men, Love, and the Reality of Cheating

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199777921
eISBN:
9780199919062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777921.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines what emotional cost occurs for the restriction of men’s sexual activity with others after the sex in one’s own relationship grows boring. It explores the feelings of sexual ... More


Social Networks and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Yoosik Youm and Edward O. Laumann

in The Sexual Organization of the City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a serious social problem in the United States, and primary prevention is crucial for curbing them. However, reaching a population targeted for primary ... More


. What Came First

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins by providing a historical account of how developed countries have dealt with the control and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases through the enactment of quarantine laws. ... More


Effective STD Prevention

Laura Hopson

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention programs for schools. One challenge to evidence-based STD prevention is opposition to curricula that discuss safer sex practices, ... More


Shopono/Babalú Ayé: God of Diseases and Plagues

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

in Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the God of Diseases and Plagues. Shopono, or Babalú Ayé as he is known in Cuba, is the most dreaded manifestation of the wrath of Olodumare. It is believed that smallpox, ... More


Sexual Mores, Social Lives: The Impact of Venereal Disease

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

in Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195308860
eISBN:
9780190254292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195308860.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the spread of venereal disease in Iran, its link to prostitution, and how it raised concerns over the morality of Iranian society and the honor of the nation's men as defenders ... More


Modern Law’s Sharp Divide Between Deception Within and Outside Intimacy

Jill Elaine Hasday

in Intimate Lies and the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190905941
eISBN:
9780190930233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905941.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the judiciary’s routine refusal to allow deceived intimates to access the remedies that are available for deception in other contexts. The persistently differentiated treatment ... More


The Sins of the Innocent: Breaking the Barriers of Role Conflict

Anne A. Tanski

in A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853235910
eISBN:
9781781380420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235910.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the interrelationships among the themes of role conflict, female isolation, and biological sin in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short stories ‘Making a Change’ (1911) and ‘The ... More


What Injuries Can Intimate Deceivers Inflict?

Jill Elaine Hasday

in Intimate Lies and the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190905941
eISBN:
9780190930233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905941.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter draws on lawsuits, first-person accounts, and social science research in exploring the damage that intimate deceivers can inflict on the intimates they target as well as on third parties ... More


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