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Millar, Oscar; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: The aim of this study was to improve understanding of the relationship between music practice and the wellbeing of young refugees, by examining the perspectives of Yazidi music participants aged 11-18. Design: Focused exploratory case study design, informed by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion which provided the conceptual…
Descriptors: Refugees, Well Being, Music, Adolescents
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Holden, Sue; Gordon-Dseagu, Vanessa LZ; Gordon, Gill; Chiziza, Nelson; Kiwia, Pfiriaeli; Magesa, Daniel; Manyama, Willbrord; Welbourn, Alice – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To evaluate the effects of a transformative training programme on children aged 5-14 years affected by HIV and their caregivers. Method: A formative process was used to draft, pilot and finalise training materials in Tanzania. We ran workshops with children living with HIV, their caregivers and some siblings in four communities. We…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Transformative Learning, Children
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Trayner, Kirsten M. A.; Anderson, Niall; Cameron, J. Claire – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: In response to an outbreak of severe meningococcal disease caused by serogroup W, the UK introduced the meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) for adolescents and new university students as a control measure. Objective: To estimate MenACWY vaccine uptake and identify factors associated with uptake, barriers and motivations towards vaccination…
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Diseases, Adolescents, Barriers
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Nagler, Eve M.; Lobo, Priya – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Low socioeconomic status young people in low- and middle-income countries use tobacco at higher rates than their wealthier peers. School-based tobacco use prevention interventions that employ a life skills approach are effective at preventing tobacco use. In India, the Salaam Bombay Foundation (SBF) has implemented a multiyear,…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Daily Living Skills, Intervention
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MacDonald, Fiona J.; Bottrell, Dorothy; Johnson, Bethany – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Student wellbeing is closely linked to young people's satisfaction with life at school. Wellbeing practices in an alternative learning environment take on a particularly significant role as they aim to re-engage young people who are disenfranchised from Australia's education system. The Wellbeing Project, which is described and…
Descriptors: Well Being, Student Satisfaction, Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning
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Metos, Julie; Gren, Lisa; Brusseau, Timothy; Moric, Endi; O'Toole, Karen; Mokhtari, Tahereh; Buys, Saundra; Frost, Caren – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The objective of this study was to understand adolescent girls' experiences using practical diet and physical activity measurement tools and to explore the food and physical activity settings that influence their lifestyle habits. Design: Mixed methods study using quantitative and qualitative methods. Setting: Large city in the western…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Nutrition, Physical Activities
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Scott, Joseph J.; Hansen, Vibeke; Morgan, Philip J.; Plotnikoff, Ronald C.; Lubans, David R. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To explore young people's perceptions of pedometers and investigate behaviours exhibited while being monitored. Design: Qualitative design using six focus groups with participants (mean age 14.7 years). Setting: Study participants (n = 24) were randomly selected from a previous study of 123 young people aged 14-15 years from three…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Qualitative Research, Physical Activity Level, Foreign Countries
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Cho, Young Hoan; You, Myoungsoon; Choi, Hyoseon – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Health message design plays an important role in knowledge acquisition and changes in attitudes towards a nutrient or substance, such as caffeine. To foster the effectiveness of health education, greater attention should be paid to the gist-based design of health messages that include visual representations. Fuzzy-trace theory…
Descriptors: Graphic Arts, Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Health Education
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Botfield, Jessica R.; Newman, Christy E.; Lenette, Caroline; Albury, Kath; Zwi, Anthony B. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Digital storytelling and other methods of self-expression and autobiography have become an increasingly important tool for those working with young people, including those from migrant, refugee or other 'culturally diverse' backgrounds. A structured scoping review was undertaken to better understand the potential value and challenges of…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Autobiographies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Liao, Jung-Yu; Huang, Chiu-Mieh; Lee, Charles Tzu-Chi; Hsu, Hsiao-Pei; Chang, Chiu-Ching; Chuang, Che-Jen; Guo, Jong-Long – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The use of illicit drugs by adolescents is a widespread problem in Taiwan. The aim of this study was to identify risk and protective factors. Design: Web-based survey of high school students. Setting: Senior high schools and vocational high schools in northern Taiwan. Method: Survey data were collected from 15,754 students. Logistic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Abuse, Adolescents, At Risk Persons
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Warwick-Booth, Louise; Cross, Ruth – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Disadvantaged young women in England have been documented as having unmet needs. This has resulted in the growth of gender-specific intensive intervention programmes in which a more holistic women-centred service approach is implemented. Gender matters because structural inequalities (bias and disadvantaging societal conditions) that…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Differences, Intervention, Disadvantaged
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Carnegie, Elaine; Whittaker, Anne; Gray Brunton, Carol; Hogg, Rhona; Kennedy, Catriona; Hilton, Shona; Harding, Seeromanie; Pollock, Kevin G.; Pow, Janette – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To examine cultural barriers and participant solutions regarding acceptance and uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from the perspective of Black African, White-Caribbean, Arab, Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani young people. Methods: In total, 40 young people from minority ethnic communities in Scotland took part in a…
Descriptors: Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Immunization Programs, Interviews
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Dobbs, Page Daniel; Hammig, Bart; Henry, Leah Jean – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Between 2013 and 2014, past 30-day use of e-cigarettes increased from 4.5% to 13.4% among US high school students aged 9-19 years. We sought to examine the influence of perceived addiction and harm of e-cigarettes on e-cigarette use among adolescents. Design: Self-reported use and perception of harm of e-cigarettes were assessed using a…
Descriptors: Smoking, Adolescents, Addictive Behavior, Health Behavior
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Zhong, Connie S.; Melendez-Torres, G. J. – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background: Adolescents with asthma face unique challenges due to hormonal changes, psychosocial development and healthcare transition. Peer-led self-management programmes may increase treatment adherence and social adjustment by addressing these challenges. The purpose of this study was to assess whether peer-led self-management programmes…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Diseases, Peer Teaching, Self Management
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Rytkönen, Minna Maarit; Kaunisto, Merita Anneli; Pietilä, Anna-Maija K – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background and purpose: Participation is a crucial factor in primary healthcare and social services, enabling clients to maintain their own health and well-being. However, adolescents' participation in service provision may be compromised because they are often not understood or heard as equal clients in encounters with primary services. The aim…
Descriptors: Primary Health Care, Social Services, Access to Health Care, Adolescents
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