Health Reference Series: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sourcebook

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

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1518-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Pending
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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