精神科青少年病人危險性行為之探討

Translated title of the contribution: Risky Sexual Behaviors of Psychiatric Adolescent Patients

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Abstract

Objective: This study sought to characterize the type and extent of risky sexual behaviors among help-seeking adolescents in the psychiatric population, and to assess the relevant psychosocial risk factors for these behaviors. Methods: We enrolled of 89 adolescent psychiatric patients who sought help at two general hospitals and a psychiatric center in Taipei during a one-year period. The age of those patients ranged from 12 to 22 years old. Information of risky sexual behaviors were collected by well-validated questionnaire. Results: Among those 89 adolescent psychiatric patients, 39 (43.7%) had participated in risky sexual behaviors. Smoking (OR=10.01, 95% CI:2.53-39.57) and poor family relationships (OR=5.85, 95% CI: 1.58-21.64) were significantly associated with risky sexual behaviors. Conclusions: Smoking habits and poor family relationships can identifying those at high risk of hazardous sexual behavior among adolescents seeking psychiatric help.
Translated title of the contributionRisky Sexual Behaviors of Psychiatric Adolescent Patients
Original languageTraditional Chinese
Pages (from-to)64-72
Number of pages9
Journal臺灣精神醫學
Volume19
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

  • adolescent
  • risky sexual behaviors
  • psychosocial factors

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