Counselling dissuades young men from sex: Study

18 June 2017 | Research , General News

A study led by Assoc Prof Wong Mee Lian of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at NUS has found that when it comes to risky sexual behavior, counselling has surfaced as a surprising way to help persuade young men – but not young women – to abstain from premarital sex. The study was a follow-up to an earlier one in 2009 that identified what makes it likelier for teens here to have premarital sex.