CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3179/6/1/48
TitleA Teenage Problem: address to Aberdeen Association for Social Service
Extent25 leaves
DescriptionAddress to Aberdeen Association of Social Services, drawing member's attention to the recent worrying increase in venereal diseases amongst young people (cites several studies and the work of multi-disciplinary groups). States that 'while venereal disease is obviously a problem with medical aspects, it is primarily a social and moral problem' and stresses the importance of sex education and moral guidance. Also, describes the medical and public health advances since passing of the Public Health Act 1875. Aberdeen's Lord Provost was present at the meeting.

With draft report of same, entitled 'A Teenage Problem' (typescript) - possibly prepared for publication or distribution amongst Association members.
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