Symptom checklists cannot establish that someone was sexually
abused," says Lucy Berliner, a social worker at Harborview Sexual Assault Center in Seattle.
PRO 2000 is a topical vaginal microbicide under development by Indevus to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV and certain other sexually
transmitted disease-causing viruses and bacteria.
In their examination of Wave 3 data (page 258), Carol Ford and colleagues assess another set of perceptions-the extent to which sexually
experienced young adults (aged 18-26) perceive themselves to be at risk for Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
And in January, a 27-year-old woman reported she was sexually
assaulted in her home in the 2000 block of Cochran Street by a man posing as a door-to-door salesman.
General STD information and referrals: CDC National Sexually
Transmitted Disease Hotline, (800) 227-8922, 8 a.
Single, of Rock Park, Rock Ferry, Wirral, denies four charges of sexually
assaulting a child and one of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity
Consistent condom use protects sexually
active individuals against HSV-2 infection, the researchers contend, although protection is not perfect.
One-third of sexually
active 15- to 24-year-olds reported that they had had more than one sexual partner in the previous year.
One of the men sexually
assaulted her, then they poured gasoline on her and forced her into their sedan, then drove her about 1 1/2 miles to the end of Avenue R-8 and pushed her out.
The Institute of Medicine emphasized that data on sexually
transmitted infections, Pap smear screening, and cervical dysplasia among lesbians were needed to guide clinical practice, policy development, and patient education.
It is imperative that the Pennsylvania State Police and other responsible agencies ensure that Pennsylvania's registry of sex offenders and sexually
violent predators is maintained; that these criminals are tracked and monitored; and that law enforcement, communities and victims are notified when child molesters and other sex offenders move into their neighborhoods.
According to Jeff Parsons, an associate professor of psychology at Manhattan's Hunter College and one of the lead researchers on the project, upward of 20% of gay men exhibit some sexually
addictive or compulsive symptoms, and 5% acknowledge having enough symptoms that the behavior becomes a problem in their lives.