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Seductive delusions : how everyday people catch STIs

Grimes, Jill. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library RC 200 .G75 2016 30775305539729 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781421419244
  • ISBN: 1421419246
  • ISBN: 9781421419251
  • ISBN: 1421419254
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 297 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-292) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Herpes Simplex Virus -- Human Papilloma Virus -- Cervical Cancer -- Chlamydia -- Gonorrhea -- Date Rape -- Trichomoniasis -- Pubic Lice -- HIV -- Hepatitis C -- Syphilis -- Grace's Epilogue -- Bibliography.
Summary, etc.: To drive home the risks and realities of unprotected sex, Dr. Jill Grimes shares real-life stories of young people-medical students, college freshmen, teenagers, young parents, talented entrepreneurs-who have gotten an STI. The accounts of these young men and women and their exam-room conversations with their doctors evoke both the physical symptoms and complicated emotional reactions that often go together with infection. Fact sheets throughout the book explain each sexually transmitted infection and answer frequently asked questions about symptoms, treatment, and prevention. This new edition of Seductive Delusions shows how technological advances have speeded doctor-patient communication, including test results and treatment recommendations. It explains simplified STI testing, explores the frighteningly high incidence of date sexual assault, examines dramatic changes in cervical cancer prevention and Pap tests, and clarifies why HPV vaccines are now routinely recommended for all children-boys and girls. Making emotionally and physically safe decisions about sex is easier when you know how STIs are spread, how to avoid getting one, what their symptoms are, and how they are diagnosed and treated.
Subject: Sexually transmitted diseases Popular works
Self-care, Health Popular works
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases prevention & control
Health Behavior
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