Adolescent sexuality: Part 4. The practitioner's role

Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1994 Feb;33(2):100-9. doi: 10.1177/000992289403300207.


Practitioners who provide care for adolescents have a unique opportunity to address issues of adolescent sexuality. This article discusses shortcomings in residency training and possible solutions. The role of the practitioner in the office setting, issues of confidentiality and consent, and school-based sexuality education are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adolescent Behavior*
  • Confidentiality
  • Humans
  • Informed Consent
  • Internship and Residency*
  • Physician's Role*
  • Physicians' Offices
  • School Health Services / organization & administration*
  • Sex Education*
  • Sexual Behavior*