eBook Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Amy L. Sutton
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812824
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812826
  • DDC: 616.95
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Basic consumer health information about sexual health and the screening, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common sexually transmitted diseases (stds), including chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, hepatitis, human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (hiv/aids), human papillomavirus (hpv), syphilis, and trichomoniasis; along with facts about risk factors and complications, trends and disparities in infection rates, tips for discussing stds with sexual partners, a glossary of related terms, and resources for additional help and information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).
2: Overview of Sexual Health and the Reproductive System.
3: What Is an STD?.
4: Trends in STD Infection in the United States.
5: Trends in STD Infection Worldwide.
6: Women and STDs.
7: Men and STDs.
8: STDs in Children.
9: STDs in Adolescents and Young Adults.
10: STDs in Older Adults.
11: Racial Disparities in STD Rates.
12: STDs in People in Correctional Facilities.
13: Recent STD Research Findings.
14: Types of STDs.
15: Common Symptoms of STDs.
16: Chancroid.
17: Chlamydia.
18: Donovanosis (Granuloma Inguinale).
19: Gonorrhea.
20: Herpes.
21: Hepatitis.
23: Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
24: Lymphogranuloma Venereum.
25: Syphilis.
26: Trichomoniasis.
27: Complications That May Accompany STD Infection.
28: Infections and Syndromes That Develop After Sexual Contact.
29: Cervicitis.
30: Epididymitis.
31: Infertility Linked to STD Infection.
32: Neurosyphilis.
33: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.
34: Pregnancy Complications and STDs.
35: Vaginitis.
36: STD Testing and Treatment Concerns.
37: Frequently Asked Questions about STD and HIV Testing.
38: Talking to Your Health Care Professional about STDs.
39: Confidentiality Issues Associated with STD Testing.
40: Testing for STDs.
41: Understanding Antibiotic Resistance and STD Treatment.
42: Unproven STD Treatment Products.
43: STD Risks and Prevention.
44: Sexual Behaviors That Increase the Likelihood of STD Transmission.
45: Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Substance Use.
46: Other Behaviors That Increase STD Risk.
47: Talking to Sexual Partners Can Reduce STD Risk.
48: Talking to Your Child or Teen about STDs.
49: Sex Education and STD Prevention.
50: Preventing STDs with Safer Sex.
51: Preventing STDs After Possible or Certain Exposure.
52: Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission.
53: Needle Exchange Programs: Preventing STDs in Injection Drug Users.
54: STD Vaccines and Microbicides.
55: Additional Help and Information.
56: Glossary of Terms Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
57: Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Sexually Transmitted Diseases.