Health Hazards in Adolescence

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Walter de Gruyter, 1990 - Medical - 528 pages
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Nearly two dozen theoretical and empirical papers from the international exchange network and regular conferences of the Research Center, Prevention and Intervention in Childhood and Adolescence, U. of Bielefeld, Germany, discuss social, psychological, anthropological, and ecological antecedents of adolescent health behavior; coping with stressful life events and environments; and approaches to social support and education that promote health. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

Basic Issues and Problems of Health in Adolescence
1
Personality Perceived Life Chances and Adolescent Health Behavior
25
Parent and Peer Effects on Adolescent Health Behavior
43
Young Adults Health and its Antecedents in Evolving Lifestyles
67
Subjects Implicit Anthropology A Determinant
91
Parental Child Rearing and Anxiety Development
115
Youth Unemployment and Health
131
Health Impairment Failure in School and the Use and Abuse of Drugs
149
Bullying Among School Children
259
BehavioralEmotional Problems in Adopted Adolescents
321
Coping and HealthRelated Behavior A CrossCultural Perspective
339
Social Support Health and Health Behavior
363
Social Network Participation and Problem Behavior in Adolescence
385
The Role of Parent and Peer Contacts for Adolescents State of Health
409
Relationships
433
Competence Enhancement and the Prevention
459

Prospective Analyses
167
Coping with the Consequences
193
Antecedents and Consequences of Deviant Behavior
219
VIII
233
Problems and Challenges in Health Education for Young Adults
479
Innovative Approaches to Youth Information and Counseling
503
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KLAUS HURRELMANN is Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences, Director of the Research Center for Prevention and Intervention, and Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Bielefeld.

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