Chapter 13 - John Bieler Professor Love Psychology of Human...

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John Bieler Professor Love Psychology of Human Sexuality 9/26/07 Chapter 13 Contraception and Abortion In deciding which contraceptive method to use, couples need to consider a variety of issues, including their sexual behavior, reproductive goals, and each partner’s health and safety. Contraception use dates back to ancient times. College kids are most known for taking risks with contraceptive devices. In 1873, congress passed a law that prohibited providing contraceptive information or devices. Birth control is another term for contraception. Prior to the availability of any contraceptive method it has to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Penile coverings have been used as a method of contraception since the beginning of recorded history. By 1850 rubber or latex condoms were available for men in the United States. Female condoms became available in 1994. Condom use in the United States has increased tremendously during the past decade. With the advent of AIDS in the
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