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Attitudes and Beliefs Pertaining to Sexual and Reproductive Health Among Unmarried, Female Bhutanese Refugee Youth in Philadelphia.

Authors
  • Dhar, Cherie Priya1
  • Kaflay, Dilu2
  • Dowshen, Nadia3
  • Miller, Victoria A4
  • Ginsburg, Kenneth R4
  • Barg, Frances K5
  • Yun, Katherine6
  • 1 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Bhutanese American Organization-Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. , (Bhutan)
  • 3 Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; PolicyLab, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 4 Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 5 Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 6 PolicyLab, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Division of General Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
61
Issue
6
Pages
791–794
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.06.011
PMID: 28935387
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Universal, culturally, and linguistically appropriate comprehensive SRH education is recommended for female Bhutanese refugee youth. Terminology used should take into account differences in conceptualization of concepts like dating. Educators and health care providers should clearly describe consent and confidentiality laws regarding adolescent SRH services.

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