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Looking at the rise of sexual risk taking in young people

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Looking at the rise of sexual risk taking in young people

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Sexual ill-health appears to be on the rise in Britain; one of the likely causes is an increase in sexual risk taking. Stephanie Enson looks at the concept of risk taking, current health promotion strategies, and suggests possible ways to help reduce sexual risk taking.

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... Additionally, media bombardment that promotes instant gratification through the acquisition of material possessions increases this so-called 'immediacy mentality'. 5 As if this wasn't enough, healthcare services find themselves burdened with performance targets and payment incentives which, in part, contribute to an over-stretched service, employing over-stressed workers. 6 As the All Party Parliamentary Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health (APPGSRH) 7 warns, this can result in marginalised and fragmented services, particularly affecting some non-traditional services such as clinical outreach and LGBT support projects. ...
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Key learning points: – Sexual health and wellbeing are essential parts of each person’s holistic life – Young people often lack the key knowledge, attitudes, skills and habits to effectively protect themselves and prevent episodes of sexual ill-health – Primary care services are the front line, or first access, for promoting sexual wellbeing to the millions of young clients they attend to
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