Health Reference Series: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook

Editor: Sutton, Amy L.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1518-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, testing, and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and related complications, along with facts about prevention strategies.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Chapter 1—Overview of Sexual Health and the Reproductive System
  • Chapter 2—Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Chapter 3—The Global HIV/AIDs Epidemic
  • Chapter 4—Trends in STD Infection in the United States
  • Chapter 5—Women and STDs
  • Chapter 6—Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Men
  • Chapter 7—Child Sexual Abuse and STDs
  • Chapter 8—STDs in Adolescents and Young Adults
  • Chapter 9—STDs in Older Adults
  • Chapter 10—STDs in Racial and Ethnic Minorities
  • Chapter 11—STDs in People in Correctional Facilities
  • Chapter 12—Why STD Prevention Is Important
  • Part II: Types of STDs
  • Chapter 13—Common Symptoms of STDs
  • Chapter 14—Chancroid
  • Chapter 15—Chlamydia
  • Chapter 16—Granuloma Inguinale (Donovanosis)
  • Chapter 17—Gonorrhea
  • Chapter 18—Herpes
  • Chapter 19—Hepatitis
  • Chapter 20—HIV/AIDS
  • Chapter 21—Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Chapter 22—Lymphogranuloma Venereum
  • Chapter 23—Syphilis
  • Chapter 24—Trichomoniasis
  • Part III: Complications That May Accompany STD Infection
  • Chapter 25—Infections and Syndromes That Develop after Sexual Contact
  • Chapter 26—Cervicitis
  • Chapter 27—Congenital Syphilis
  • Chapter 28—Epididymitis
  • Chapter 29—Infertility Linked to STD Infection
  • Chapter 30—Neurosyphilis
  • Chapter 31—Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Chapter 32—Pregnancy Complications and STDs
  • Chapter 33—Vaginitis
  • Part IV: STD Testing and Treatment Concerns
  • Chapter 34—Frequently Asked Questions about STD and HIV Testing
  • Chapter 35—Newly Diagnosed: What You Need to Know
  • Chapter 36—STD and HIV Screening Recommendations
  • Chapter 37—Talking to Your Health Care Professional about STDs
  • Chapter 38—Confidentiality Issues Associated with STD Testing
  • Chapter 39—Understanding Antibiotic Resistance and STD Treatment
  • Chapter 40—Beware of Fake STD Treatment Products
  • Part V: STD Risks and Prevention
  • Chapter 41—Sexual Behaviors That Increase the Likelihood of STD Transmission
  • Chapter 42—STDs and Substance Use
  • Chapter 43—Other Behaviors That Increase STD Risk
  • Chapter 44—Talking to Sexual Partners Can Reduce STD Risk
  • Chapter 45—Talking to Your Child or Teen about STD Prevention
  • Chapter 46—Overview of Sex Education
  • Chapter 47—Sex Education and STD Prevention
  • Chapter 48—Preventing STDs with Safer Sex
  • Chapter 49—Preventing STDs after Possible or Certain Exposure
  • Chapter 50—Preventing Mother—to—Child HIV Transmission
  • Chapter 51—Needle Exchange Programs
  • Chapter 52—STD Vaccines and Microbicides
  • Part VI: Healthy Living with HIV
  • Chapter 53—HIV: Life after Diagnosis
  • Chapter 54—Opportunistic Infections
  • Chapter 55—Partnering with Your Health Care Provider
  • Chapter 56—Meeting the Cost for Medical Care
  • Chapter 57—The Importance of a Healthy Diet
  • Chapter 58—Family Planning and HIV
  • Chapter 59—Smoking, Substance Abuse, and HIV
  • Chapter 60—Things to Be Aware of While Traveling Abroad
  • Part VII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 61—Glossary of Terms Related to Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Chapter 62—Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Sexually Transmitted Diseases