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Research on Childhood and Adolescent Sexuality

Choose one topic related to childhood/adolescent sexuality through a relevant empirical research article.

A brief description of the article
Possible implications of the findings for the practice of sexuality counseling
Possible implications of the findings for parents and caregivers

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Article Review - Adolescent Sexuality

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• Oswalt, A. (author) & Zupanick, C. (editor).(2014). The Development of Adolescent Sexuality. Seven Counties. URL:

This article by Oswalt explains in accessible language how sexuality develops in adolescence as part of a series of articles tackling child development theory. It explains the theory behind child development and looks into the varied factors that contribute towards the development of sexuality at the period of adolescence in the following developmental areas: physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and moral development. Oswalt's article discusses how, without proper guidance, poor decision making at this stage can lead to dire, long-term consequences (i.e. teen pregnancy). She urges caregivers to learn the varied ways to assist teens through discussions of all aspects of sexuality to ...

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