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Antykoncepcja w poglądach i doświadczeniach współczesnej młodzieży
Contraception in opinions and experiences of the modern youth

Author(s): Magdalena Giłka
Subject(s): Education
Published by: Fundacja Pro Scientia Publica
Keywords: Contraception; sexual activity; the youth

Summary/Abstract: The author of this article presents the results of her research, which are a part of a wider investigation on, among others, sexual activity of the modern youth. The subject of this work are opinions and experiences of young people connected to contraception. Based on adolescents’ answers the author describes among others sources of information about contraceptive methods used by teenagers, their understanding of the notion “contraceptive methods”, methods they are familiar with and advantages and drawbacks of contraception enumerated by the teenagers. The article contains also conclusions linked to the use of contraception by the modern youth. The analysis of the conducted research proves that young people do not have reliable knowledge about contraception what undoubtedly affects their experiences in their sexual lives. Consequently, the author formulates conclusions for the sake of pedagogic work concerning sexual education of the modern youth.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 183-188
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Polish