ERIC Number: ED364499
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
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Promoting the Health of Adolescents: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century.
Millstein, Susan G., Ed.; And Others
The three parts of this book, "The Adolescent, Health, and Society,""Topical Areas for Promoting Health," and "The Future of Adolescent Health Promotion: Next Steps," offer a new framework for examining the status of adolescent health in the United States. Contributing authors have provided the following chapters: (1) "Adolescent Health Promotion: Rationale, Goals, and Objectives" (Susan G. Millstein, Anne C. Petersen, and Elena O. Nightingale); (2) "Adolescent Development: Health Risks and Opportunities for Health Promotion" (Lisa J. Crockett and Anne C. Petersen); (3) "The Influence of Economic Factors on Health-Related Behaviors in Adolescents" (Lorraine V. Klerman); (4) "Health Promotion for Minority Adolescents: Cultural Considerations" (Felton Earls); (5) "The Social World of Adolescents: Families, Peers, Schools, and the Community" (Cheryl L. Perry, Steven H. Kelder, and Kelli A. Komro); (6) "A View of Health from the Adolescent's Perspective" (Susan G. Millstein); (7) "Health-Enhancing and Health-Compromising Lifestyles" (Delbert S. Elliott); (8) "Promoting Positive Mental Health during Adolescence" (Bruce E. Compas); (9) "Sex is a Gamble, Kissing Is a Game: Adolescent Sexuality and Health Promotion" (Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Roberta L. Paikoff); (10) "Promoting Healthful Diet and Physical Activity" (James F. Sallis); (11) "Promoting Oral Health in Adolescents" (Judith E. N. Albino and Sandra D. Lawrence); (12) "Promoting Healthy Alternatives to Substance Abuse" (Howard Leventhal and Patricia Keeshan); (13) "The Control of Violence and the Promotion of Nonviolence in Adolescents" (Felton Earls, Robert B. Cairns, and James A. Mercy); (14) "Promoting Safety in Adolescents" (Ralph Hingson and Jonathan Howland); (15) "From Causal Description to Causal Explanation: Improving Three Already Good Evaluations of Adolescent Health Programs" (Thomas D. Cook, Amy R. Anson, and Suzanne B. Walchli); and (16) "Adolescent Health Promotion in the Twenty-first Century: Current Frontiers and Future Directions" (David A. Hamburg, Susan G. Millstein, Allyn M. Mortimer, Elena O. Nightingale, and Anne C. Petersen). Commentaries on Parts I and II from the perspectives of a nurse (Jeanettte M. Broering) and a physician (Charles E. Irwin, Jr.) are included. (LL)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Cognitive Development, Cultural Differences, Health Education, Health Promotion, Mental Health, Mortality Rate, Physical Health, Secondary Education, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
Oxford University Press, Inc., 200 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Collected Works - General; Books
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