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The SexEducator 14 - Helping young people make informed choices with regard to screening tests for sexually transmitted and blood-born infections


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No. 14 - Winter 2010

The issue covers the following topics, among others:

  • Upsurge of STBBI among youth…
  • …despite rather stable sexual behaviors
  • Young people and STBBI screening
  • An assortment of concerns and questions
  • Modes of STBBI transmission
  • Risky behaviours
  • Medical examination ≠ STBBI screening test
  • Factors associated with STBBI
  • Screening or detection?
  • Window period and incubation period
  • Other good reasons for getting tested
  • Conditions to be met before stopping condom use
  • The main STBBI and their detection methods
  • Confidentiality and consent related to the consultation
  • Questions and answers about STBBI screening tests
  • What to do if an STBBI screening test result is negative?

The articles are followed by learning activities.

This issue of The SexEducator is produced by the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, the Université du Québec à Montréal and Tel-Jeunes. It is only available in electronic format.

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Online since: January 14, 2010
Last modification: January 14, 2010

Author: MSSS, Tel-Jeunes, UQUÀM

Publication no : 09-314-03A

No. ISSN : 1913-1534

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