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Psychosocial Effects of Teenage Pregnancy: Systematic Analysis
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2019, Pages: 115-118
Received: May 7, 2019; Accepted: Jun. 25, 2019; Published: Oct. 11, 2019
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Liranso Gselamu, Department of Research and Publication, Yoseph Consultancy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Yoseph Dagne, Department of Leadership and Management, Yoseph Consultancy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Martha Gebreyohannes, Department of Public Health, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
Andualem Kelebe, Department of Public Health, Debre Markos University, Markos, Ethiopia
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Globally, teenage pregnancy remains a major problem; but, the available literature does not address this issue properly. The objective of the review was to find out the psychosocial effects of teenage pregnancy. The articles reviewed in this journal were collected from reputable and reliable databases, e-journals and reputed books. The systematic analysis is a form of research that able to address wider issues than single empirical studies ever can [2]. By keeping this in mind, Google Scholar, Databases Scopus, Global Health, Web of Science PubMed, Summon, WHO, PsychInfo, and NIH data sources were used to collect data. English journals/articles, published from 2000 to present were included. To sum up, teenage pregnancy is one psychosocial and economic problems across the globe found in both developed and developing societies. Thus, the effects of teenage pregnancy need further empirical studies since it affects the social-psychological well-being of teenagers and disruption of academic process, school drop-outs, and poor public image.
Psychosocial, Effects, Teenage, Pregnancy, Teenage Mother
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Liranso Gselamu, Yoseph Dagne, Martha Gebreyohannes, Andualem Kelebe, Psychosocial Effects of Teenage Pregnancy: Systematic Analysis, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 5, 2019, pp. 115-118. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20190805.12
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