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PINHEIRO, Polliana Lúcio Lacerda  and  CADETE, Matilde Meire Miranda. The teenagers’ knowledge schooled about the human papilloma virus: integrative review. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2019, vol.18, n.56, pp.603-663.  Epub Dec 23, 2019. ISSN 1695-6141.


To analyze the evidences found in the scientific literature regarding the human papilloma virus for the adolescent sexual and reproductive life.


literature integrative review through the search of publications in journals indexed in SciELO, MEDLINE and LILACS databases.


he final study sample consisted of 27 articles with a predominance of studies addressing adolescence and human papillomavirus (37%), followed by studies on adolescence and sexuality (33%). Most of the studies were carried out in the American continent (56%) followed by the European continent (22%), evidencing the lack of knowledge about the transmission, prevention, screening and oncogenicity of human papilloma virus in different regions, with more knowledge among girls, homosexual boys and the vaccinated population, which revealed the importance of education.


This review revealed that actions that make possible changes in the current scenario are fundamental to improve education, awareness, reflection about the risks and health promotion of adolescents, building a network of new meanings and behaviors for their lives.

Keywords : Adolescent; Sexuality; Human Papillomavirus; Education; Local Development.

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