PhD Student Danielle R. Phillips

PhD Student Danielle R. Phillips & Colleagues Published in Culture, Health, & Sexuality

Homeless youth have disproportionately high rates of unintended pregnancy and STIs. Enhancing communication between sexual partners can improve sexual health outcomes, yet little is known about this topic among homeless youth; therefore, this study aimed to examine how homeless youth communicate with their partners about birth control. In-depth semi-structured interviews regarding intimate partner birth control communication were conducted with 10 homeless young women aged 14–22 years following their completion of a comprehensive sexual health program (Wahine Talk).

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