Adolescent Barriers to HIV Prevention Research: Are Parental Consent Requirements the Biggest Obstacle?

Journal of Adolescent Health
October 2020 Volume 67, Issue 4, p461-622
https://www.jahonline.org/issue/S1054-139X(20)X0008-5

 

Original Articles
Adolescent Barriers to HIV Prevention Research: Are Parental Consent Requirements the Biggest Obstacle?
One third of people newly living with HIV/AIDS are adolescents. Research on adolescent HIV prevention is critical owing to differences between adolescents and adults. Parental permission requirements are often considered a barrier to adolescent enrollment in research, but whether adolescents view this barrier as the most important one is unclear.
Seema K. Shah, Zaynab Essack, Katherine Byron, Catherine Slack, Daniel Reirden, Heidi van Rooyen, Nathan R. Jones, David S. Wendler
p495–501
Published online: July 5, 2020