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Eugene, Oregon 97403


Purpose:

The Safe, Healthy, Adolescent Relationships and Peers study seeks to understand some of the factors that contribute to the behaviors and health of teen girls, such as girl's friendships, their dating behaviors, their risk-taking behaviors, and their knowledge about how to make healthy choices. This study will inform us on ways to help teen girls engage in safe and healthy relationships and adjustment.


Study summary:

Initiation of drug use and participation in sexual-risk behaviors such as having multiple sexual partners, unprotected sexual intercourse, and intercourse with drug users are all too common among girls with at-risk histories, such as those who have experienced poverty, abuse, neglect, or been in the juvenile justice system. Studies consistently find that these girls have disproportionately high rates of these problems that, in addition to increasing risk for negative outcomes, have other costly sequelae such as drug addiction, early pregnancy, sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV contraction, delinquency, and early mortality (e.g., Santelli et al., 2001; Stueve et al., 2005). In our prior work, the investigators showed that the investigators could prevent early onset sexual intercourse and tobacco and marijuana initiation in pre-teen girls in foster care. Although this intervention, delivered to girls who were 11-years old and had not yet entered middle school, demonstrated efficacy, the investigators know very little about how to prevent the more serious and costly sexual-risk and illicit drug use behaviors in at-risk girls during the high school years, a period of risk for engagement in such behaviors. This study builds from this prior work to develop a new intervention for teenage girls with early adversity.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - reside in Lane County and within 70 miles of the University of Oregon - have a current caregiver - both girl and caregiver are fluent in English Exclusion Criteria: - are medically fragile - have a significant developmental disability - have graduated from high school or have a General Educational Diploma (GED)


NCT ID:

NCT02420548


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Leslie Leve, PhD
University of Oregon


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Eugene, Oregon 97403
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 22, 2017

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