Contraceptives: Role of Cultural Attitudes and Practices, Predictors of Use and Levels of Effectiveness

Louis Bourgois (Editor)
Samuel Cauchois (Editor)

Series: Obstetrics and Gynecology Advances
BISAC: MED033000

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In this book, the authors present current research in the study of contraceptives and their predictors of use, role of cultural attitudes and practices and levels of effectiveness. Topics discussed in this compilation include the history of contraception from the ancient Egyptians to the “morning after” pill; the implicit social cognition of attitudes toward contraceptives and the implications for sexual behavior; improving contraceptive choices and use; qualities of romantic relationships and consistent condom use among dating young adults; and contraceptive use and non-use among the Black and Latina populations. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Preface

The History of Contraception: From Ancient Egyptians to the “Morning After”
(Ciro Comparetto, Franco Borruto, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, City Hospital, Prato, Italy, and others)

The Implicit Social Cognition of Attitudes toward Contraceptives and the Implications for Sexual Behavior
(Valerie L. Laws & Luis M. Rivera, Department of Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA)

The Contraceptive Cycle: Improving Contraceptive Choices and Use
(Charles Picavet, John de Wit, Liesbeth Woertman, Rutgers WPF, Utrecht, the Netherlands, and others)

Qualities of Romantic Relationships and Consistent Condom Use among Dating Young Adults
(Larry Gibbs, Wendy D. Manning, Monica A. Longmore, Peggy C. Giordano, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA)

Contraceptive Use and Non-Use zmong Young Black and Hispanic Women: An Integrative Review
(Mary T. Hickey, College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY, USA)

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