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Atayero, Sarah; Dunton, Kate; Mattock, Sasha; Gore, Amanda; Douglas, Sarah; Leman, Patrick; Zunszain, Patricia – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: Interdisciplinary approaches to health education are becoming increasingly common. Here, the authors describe an arts-based approach designed by academics and artists to both supplement the study of mental illness and support the individual mental health of undergraduate and postgraduate university students, by raising the visibility of…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, Art Activities, Teaching Methods
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Havaei, Marjan; Saeieh, Sara Esmaelzadeh; Salehi, Leili – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: This study, a theory-based interventional study, aims to promote self-care behaviors regarding sexual and reproductive health in adolescents (female) in Karaj, Iran. Design/methodology/approach: This study was conducted on 90 female students of the Alborz University of Medical Sciences in Iran. For selecting subjects, the researchers went…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Birth, Foreign Countries, Females
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Cardina, Catherine; Panek-Shirley, Leah – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: Teachers with subject-area knowledge and certification in their teaching content areas positively contribute to student academic achievement. This study aims to identify the trends in academic majors and subject-area certifications of K-12 US public school staff teaching health education during this century. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Health Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Trisnowati, Heni; Ismail, Djauhar; Padmawati, Retna Siwi; Utarini, Adi – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: There is limited research examining community-based youth empowerment that addresses smoking prevention in the rural Indonesian context. This paper describes participatory action research (PAR) applied to develop a framework for empowering youth aged 17-25 years toward smoking prevention. This research conducted in the Indonesian rural…
Descriptors: Prevention, Rural Areas, Smoking, Action Research
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Ma, Zexin; Nan, Xiaoli; Iles, Irina A.; Butler, James; Feldman, Robert; Wang, Min Qi – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of self-affirmation on African American smokers' intentions to quit smoking sooner and desire to stop smoking altogether in response to viewing graphic cigarette warning labels. It also tested the mediating role of perceived susceptibility and self-efficacy in explaining the impact of…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Visual Aids, Merchandise Information, Smoking
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Mehay, Anita; Meek, Rosie; Ogden, Jane – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: Prisons offer a public health opportunity to access a group with multiple and complex needs and return them to the community with improved health. However, prisons are not conducive to optimal health and there are few frameworks to guide efforts. This study aims to generate insights into health literacy across a young adult prison…
Descriptors: Males, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Public Health
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Ligita, Titan; Harvey, Nichole; Wicking, Kristin; Francis, Karen; Nurjannah, Intansari – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explicate one of the major findings of a research study seeking to understand how Indonesian people with diabetes learn about their disease. The one key finding discussed in this paper is how families influence the learning and self-management processes adopted by Indonesian people with diabetes.…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Self Management, Family Role, Foreign Countries
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Nygård, Tuula; Hirvonen, Noora; Räisänen, Sari; Korkeamäki, Riitta-Liisa – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: This article describes how Finnish health education teachers verbalise and construct their teacher identity based on their lifestyle, subject area and relationships with their students. Design/methodology/approach: Narrative interviews were conducted amongst eight secondary and upper secondary school teachers. The nexus analysis was used…
Descriptors: Health Education, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Life Style
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Shin, YoungJu; Johnson, Nicole L. – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: To reduce the smoking rates and alleviate societal problems associated with smoking, health administrators and policy makers have attempted to promote and implement statewide smoking free policy. The present study examined how adults' awareness of and attitude toward the smoke-free air law, their perceived risks of secondhand smoke and…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Smoking, Public Health, Social Problems
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Ramaswamy, Hari Hara Sudhan – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this review is to critically analyse the extant research and help readers understand the ways the school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) can contribute towards youth development and urge policymakers to implement nationwide good-quality, scientific, culturally relevant, age-appropriate and holistic…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Foreign Countries, Holistic Approach, Culturally Relevant Education
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Chudech, Surapong; Janmaimool, Piyapong – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to investigate university students' knowledge about and attitudes toward e-cigarette (EC) use. It will also examine whether students' EC use is associated with knowledge about and attitudes toward EC use. The study also aims to analyze the determinants of students' use of ECs. The effects of gender, smoking behavior and…
Descriptors: College Students, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes, Smoking
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Sartipizadeh, Mehrangiz; Yazdi-Feyzabadi, Vahid; Alipouri Sakha, Minoo; Zarrin, Aein; Bazyar, Mohammad; Zahirian Moghadam, Telma; Zandian, Hamed – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: Health-promoting schools have been associated with improvements in the health status of students globally. This study is a secondary analysis study assessing Iranian HPSs. Design/methodology/approach: This was a cross-sectional study on routinely collected data using an external audit 63-item checklist, which was utilized to evaluate 440…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Case Studies, Check Lists, Scores
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Mohammadi, Samira; Ramezankhani, Ali; Montazeri, Ali; Nasrollahi, Akbar; Keshavarz Mohammadi, Nastaran – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: Health-related issues are widely covered in news agencies by medical and health journalists. The quantity, format and quality of their coverage influence the general public as well as policymakers and professions. Current studies and observations suggest that news agencies are more dominated by medical topics (disease, symptoms,…
Descriptors: Journalism, Health Promotion, Public Health, Diseases
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Dixon, Rachael; Abel, Gillian; Burrows, Lisette – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: In Aotearoa New Zealand, Health Education is socio-critical in orientation and is offered as a subject that can offer credits towards the national secondary school qualification. The purpose of this paper is to explore the learning experiences of people who studied Health Education to the final level of secondary schooling in Aotearoa New…
Descriptors: Health Education, Secondary School Students, Teaching Methods, Student Centered Learning
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Masresha, Seteamlak Adane; Alen, Gedefaw Diress – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the magnitude of parent-adolescent communication on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues and its association with gender and premarital sexual practice among school adolescents of Woldia town. Design/methodology/approach: School-based cross-sectional study was conducted on 368 unmarried…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Sexuality, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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