Brown, S., Paterson, C., Dougall, N., Cameron, S., & Wheelhouse, N. (in press). Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7313-0
Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the UK. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the genital...
Brown, S., & McQueen, F. (in press). Engaging young working class men in the delivery of sex and relationships education. Sex Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2019.1636780
Despite a substantial body of research on young people’s wishes about the content and delivery of sex and relationships education (SRE), studies still indicate dissatisfaction...
Idris, D. R., Forrest, S., & Brown, S. (2019). Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course. Sociology of health and illness, 41(6), 1071-1087. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12885
Using data collected through semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions with 37 adult men living in Brunei Darussalam, this paper explores how masculinities and ex...
Brown, S. (2014). "They think it’s all up to the girls": gender, risk and responsibility for contraception. Culture, Health and Sexuality. 17, 312-325. doi:10.1080/13691058.2014.950983. ISSN 1369-1058
Much research suggests that attitudes towards responsibility for use of contraception amongst young people are strongly gendered. However, decision making, if ‘decisions’ happ...
Brown, S. (2013). Is counselling necessary? Making the decision to have an abortion. A qualitative interview study. European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 18, (44-48). doi:10.3109/13625187.2012.750290. ISSN 1362-5187
Objectives To explore young women’s decision-making about having an abortion, in particular, how they reached the decision and with whom they discussed it.