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Challenge & Innovation by Mary Boulton

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Chapter 2

Using Longitudinal Cohort-Sequential Designs to Study Changes in Sexual Behaviour

Glynis M. Breakwell and Chris R. Fife-Schaw

This chapter describes the advantages and disadvantages associated with using a longitudinal cohort-sequential research design to study age-related changes in sexual behaviour. The general arguments are illustrated with reference to a study of sexual activities, beliefs and attitudes amongst 16-21-year-olds in the UK which employed such a design (Breakwell and Fife-Schaw, 1992). In this research we were concerned to monitor changes in attitudes, beliefs and behaviours in the light of rapidly changing representations of HIV/AIDS in the media. In order to separate the effects of historical events from developmental ...

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