Childhood Abuse History and Risk Behaviors Among Teen Parents in a Culturally Rooted, Couple-Focused HIV Prevention Program

Janna Lesser, Deborah Koniak-Griffin, Evelyn Gonzalez-Figueroa, Rong Huang, William G. Cumberland

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-27
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2007
Externally publishedYes

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Risk-Taking
Parents
HIV
Hispanic Americans
Hope
Mothers
Pregnancy in Adolescence
Parenting
Fathers
Sexual Behavior
Emotions
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Randomized Controlled Trials
Wounds and Injuries
Research

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Childhood Abuse History and Risk Behaviors Among Teen Parents in a Culturally Rooted, Couple-Focused HIV Prevention Program. / Lesser, Janna; Koniak-Griffin, Deborah; Gonzalez-Figueroa, Evelyn; Huang, Rong; Cumberland, William G.

In: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Vol. 18, No. 2, 03.2007, p. 18-27.

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Lesser, Janna ; Koniak-Griffin, Deborah ; Gonzalez-Figueroa, Evelyn ; Huang, Rong ; Cumberland, William G. / Childhood Abuse History and Risk Behaviors Among Teen Parents in a Culturally Rooted, Couple-Focused HIV Prevention Program. In: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 2007 ; Vol. 18, No. 2. pp. 18-27.
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