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
Views 139 Downloads 53
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
Follow on us
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 . 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
To cite this article
Psychosocial Effects of Teenage Pregnancy: Systematic Analysis, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences.
Vol. 8, No. 5,
2019, pp. 115-118.
Copyright © 2019 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Alice, S. (2012). Teen pregnancy, International journal of adolescence and youth. Early child development and care, NY, USA.
Baumeister, R. F. (2013). Writing a literature review. In M. J. Prinstein & M. D. Patterson (Eds.), the portable mentor: Expert guide to a successful career in psychology (pp. 119-132; 2nd ed.). New York: Springer Science+ Business Media.
Bissell, M. (2000). Socio-economic outcomes of teen pregnancy and parenthood: A review of the literature. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 9 (3), 191-105.
Centers for Disease Control (2019). Reproductive Health: Teen Pregnancy. Atlanta, Georgia.
CSA (2016). Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Culp, R. (2012). Teen Pregnancy Negatively Impacts the National Economy. Think Progress RSS.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (NCPTP). (2002). Not just another single issue: Teen pregnancy prevention’s link to other critical issues.
National Council of Welfare. (2004). The cost of poverty (Winter 2001-02). National Council of Welfare, Ottawa.
Sprague, C. (2009). Teen Pregnancy. Research Starters Sociology (Online Edition) Research Starters.
Sawhill, I. (2001). What can be done to reduce teen pregnancy and out-of-wedlock births? Brookings Policy
Thikra, N., Khawla, I., Ulfat, M., Yousif, A. (2015). The Impact of Teenage Pregnancy on Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Outcomes. International Journal of Scientific Research in Knowledge, 3 (4), pp. 0106-113.
VanDyk, G. (2011). Risk factors associated with adolescent pregnancy; An exploratory study. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 21 (4), 581-284.
Waltohar Single (2019). Mothers: The Effects of Teen Pregnancy on Children: Articles for Single Parents." Single Mothers: The Effects of Teen Pregnancy on Children: Articles for Single Parents. N. p.
WHO. (2014). Adolescent pregnancy fact sheet. WHO, Geneva.
World Health Organization (2019). Adolescent Pregnancy. WHO, Geneva.
Wright, P., Randall, A., & Arroyo, A. (2013). Father-daughter communication about sex moderates the association between exposure to MTV's 16 and Pregnant/Teen Mom and female students' pregnancy-risk behavior. Sexuality & Culture, 17 (1), 50-66.