Factors influencing teenagers to engage in sexuality

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NCBI Bookshelf. The initiation of sexual intercourse is an important topic in the study and prediction of fertility. In their theoretical analysis of fertility and its determinants, Davis and Blake argued that socioeconomic and other factors affect fertility only through its proximate determinants, that is, through exposure to sexual intercourse, exposure to conception, given intercourse, and gestation and successful parturition, given conception. Since under all but exceptional circumstances, conception does not occur without it, sexual intercourse is the first of these proximate factors to be examined. In the past, fertility was studied primarily within marriage. This was not only due to the difficulty of obtaining information on sexual behavior, but also to the assumption that intercourse takes place primarily within marriage.

National Center on the Sexual Behavior of Youth


It is often assumed that all children with problematic sexual behaviors have been sexually abused. Research indicates, however, that many of those children have no history of sexual abuse. For example, between one-third and one-half of the children with problematic sexual behaviorswho were seen at an agency who treat these youth have had no history of sexual abuse. Some children…. No single factor causes the development of problematic sexual behavior in children. The graphic shows many of the factors that can influence the problematic sexual behavior and how they can interact with each other. If your child tells someone that another person has touched his or her private parts, or if you suspect a child has been sexual abused, you need to make a referral to Child Protection Services.

Risk Behaviors

Metrics details. Most university students belong to this age group but little is known about their sexual behaviours. All students at a university in a northern city of England were invited via email to participate in qualitative telephone interviews. Interviews were audio recorded and transcribed verbatim.
Adolescent sexuality is often viewed from a negative perspective that focuses primarily on sexual behavior and its association with other high-risk behaviors. Youth are sometimes negatively viewed as sex-crazed, hormone-driven individuals who want the perceived independence of adulthood without the responsibility of adulthood. On the other hand, psychosexual development is a critical developmental process during adolescence. Koch has identified the need for research identifying healthy psychosexual development in adolescents.