Coping with Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Young people have the highest rate for contracting a sexually transmitted disease or STD for any age group. According to the Center for Disease Control, roughly half of the 19.7 million cases per year represent patients between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four. A positive diagnosis for an STD can be scary and result in loneliness and uncertainty. However, STDs are common and can be treated or managed with medical help. Readers will learn how to cope with an STD and gain peace of mind by exploring the testing process, helpful treatments, sexual health education, and more.