It is often assumed that all children with problematic sexual behaviors have been sexually abused. Research indicates, however, that many of those children have no history of sexual abuse. For example, between one-third and one-half of the children with problematic sexual behaviorswho were seen at an agency who treat these youth have had no history of sexual abuse. Some children…. No single factor causes the development of problematic sexual behavior in children.
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Jump to content. Sexual behaviour factsheet PDF. You can download, but not print, our factsheet PDFs. Order a printed factfile of all UK factsheets. Until the s there was little reliable information on the sexual behaviour of the general population in Great Britain.
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All Rights Reserved. Background : While many factors such as poor negotiating skills, low self esteem, gender norms and peer pressure have been identified to influence the sexual behavior of adolescents in Nigeria, the influencing factors differ according to the context in which adolescents in Nigeria live. Methodology : The study was a qualitative exploratory study using a focus group discussion among adolescents. Eight FGDs were conducted among adolescents between the ages of 18 and 19 years who were purposively selected from schools and communities. They were divided into males and females, those in school and those out of school in two LGAs of Plateau State, Nigeria.