October 23, 2011
Annotated Bibliography on Teen Pregnancy
Clinical Digest. (2009). Aggression is a predictor of rapid repeat teen pregnancy: pubertal onset
age and conflict management key considerations in prevention strategies. Nursing
Standard, 23(24), . Retrieved from http://www.cinahl.com/cgi-bin/refsvc?jid=
This article provides data from actual interviews with teens that have has rapid
repeat pregnancies within 24 months of the last pregnancy experienced and those
individuals who did not. The study shows significant differences in aggression
behaviors and how recognizing these behaviors early on could help prevent teen
rapid repeat pregnancies in the future. This is a peer-reviewed article and was
researched by clicking the peer-review box during the search process. Kelly, L., Sheeder, J., & Stevens-Simon, C. (2004). Teen Home Pregnancy Test Takers: more
Worried or more wishful? Pediatrics, 113(3 Part 1), 581-584. Retrieved from http://
This article provides insight from a study of teens that used home pregnancy
Tests. Were these individuals more concerned with contraception mishaps?
or the affects that child rearing would have on their futures? The study
included 340 individuals who were racially and ethnically diverse who were
sought out because of visiting three different teen clinics for various reasons.
The reasons included pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted disease testing,
obtaining contraceptives and general health visits. This is a peer-reviewed
article and was researched by clicking the peer-review box during the search
McKay, A., & Barrett, M. (2010). Trends in teen pregnancy rates from 1996-2006: a comparison
of Canada, Sweden, U.S.A., and England/Wales. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality,
19(1-2), 43-52. Retrieved from...