Main Article Content
Sexuality education plays an important role in reducing sexual risk behaviors among adolescents. The sex education was driven by the teachers. They plays an important role in sexuality education. Recent social changes, teacher had different attitudes towards sexuality education. The most of them continue remain on greater acceptance of sexual double standard. It emphases on abstinence until marriage for female adolescents and free sex for male adolescents. Teachers’ attitudes toward sexual double standard effect to negative outcomes of sex education program in school. Teachers changed the topics or contents of sex education based on their attitudes and discussed about sexual issues with male and female adolescents differently and less concern about safe sex and contraceptive method for female adolescents. It led to increasing prevalence of pregnancy among adolescents. The objectives of this study about sexual risk behaviors among adolescent in the recent. So, the sex education teacher preparing should concern improving positive attitudes toward sexual issues that correspond to the change of adolescent sexual behaviors in contemporary society, for ufo leading
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Uttaradit Journal attribution-non-commercial 4.0 international (CC BY-NC 4.0). For more detail please visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ . The ideas and opinions expressed in the Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Uttaradit are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the editor .
2) Bureau of Epidemiology. (2015). Surveillance reports of behaviors related to HIV infection among Thai student. Nonthaburi: Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok. (in Thai)
3) Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). Sexual risk behavior guidelines & resources. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/sexualbehaviors/strategies.htm
4) Future of Sex Education Initiative (FoSE). (2015). National sexuality education standards: Core content and skills, K-12. Retrieved from https://www.futureofsexeducation. org/documents/josh-fose-standards-web.pdf
5) Haberland, N., & Rogow, D. (2015). Sexuality education: emerging trends in evidence and practice. Journal of Adolescent Health, 56, S15-S21.
6) Information and Communication Technology Center. (2014). Education statistics 2014. Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Bangkok. (in Thai)
7) Khadijeh, D., Khadijah, N., Zahra, P.M., & Hamideh, D. (2015). Teachers’ attitudes regarding sex education to adolescent. International Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Research, 4 (1), 73-8.
8) McNeely, C., & Blanchard, J. (2012). The teen years explained: A guide to healthy adolescent development. Center for Adolescent Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States of America.
9) Ministry of Education, Thailand. (2016). Research for sexuality education report. Bangkok. (in Thai)
10) Muangpin, S., Tiansawad, S., Kantaruksa, K., Yimyam, S., & Vonderheid, S. (2010). Northeastern Thai adolescents perceptions of being unmarried and pregnant. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 14(2), 149-61. (in Thai)
11) Pusuwun, S., Wongyai, K., & Leekuan, P. (2013). Behavior on perceived self-efficacy and sexual risk behavior among female adolescent. Nursing Journal, 40(4), 68-79. (in Thai)
12) Reiss, I.L. (1960). Premarital sexual standards in America. The Free Press, New York.
13) Srijaiwong S. (2016). Sexual risk behaviors among teenage having sexual experience: A multilevel study. [dissertation] (PhD’s thesis). Mahidol University, Bangkok. (in Thai)
14) Tangmunkongvorakul, A., Kane, R., & Wellings, K. (2005). Gender double standards in young people attending sexual health services in Northern Thailand. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 7(3): 361-73. (in Thai)
15) Thaweesit, S., & Boonmongkon, P. (2012). Pushing the boundaries: The challenge of sexuality education in Thailand. In Thanenthiran S, editor. Reclaiming & redefining rights. Thematic studies series1: Sexuality & Rights Asia. Malaysia: Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Center for Women (ARROW), 44-53. (in Thai)
16) The United Nations Population Fund Thailand (UNFPA). (2013). Minutes of the selected stakeholder consultation on the issue of adolescent pregnancy in Thailand. Paper presented at the Adolescent pregnancy Conference, Bangkok, Thailand. (in Thai)
17) Therawiwat, M., Imamee, N., & Worraka, A. (2016). Factors affecting sexual risk behaviors among female adolescents: a case study of female junior high school students, Kanchanaburi province. Journal of Public Health, 46(3), 284-98. (in Thai)
18) UNESCO. (2016). Comprehensive sexuality education: The challenges and opportunities of scaling-up. Retrieved from https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ images/0022/ 002277/227781E.pdf
19) VanLandingham, M., & Trujillo, L. (2012). Recent changes in heterosexual attitudes, norms and behaviors among unmarried Thai men: A qualitative analysis. International Family Planning Perspectives, 28, 6-15.
20) Zurbriggen, E.L., Collins, R.L., Lamb, S., Roberts, T.A., Tolman, D.L., Ward, L.M., et al. (2007). Report of the APA task force on the sexualization of girls. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Retrieved from https://www.apa.org/pi/wpo/sexualization.html