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By C. Currie, C. Roberts, A. Morgan, R. Smith, W. Settertobulte, O. Samdal, M. Barnekow Rasmussen

ISBN-10: 9289013729

ISBN-13: 9789289013727

The overall healthiness habit in School-aged teenagers (HBSC) learn offers precise perception into the healthiness and behaviour of youngsters. The document at the 2001/2002 survey supplies information regarding a much-neglected phase of society, yet one who has the best capability to profit from regulations and overall healthiness tasks in accordance with sound study and knowledge. This HBSC foreign file is suitable to every person operating for and with this age crew, be they policy-makers, planners, educators, lecturers, mom and dad, care givers and naturally, teenagers themselves. The survey was once performed over a large geographical quarter - 35 international locations and areas within the WHO ecu sector and North the US - and covers the actual, emotional, and mental facets of wellbeing and fitness, and the affects of the kinfolk, faculties, and friends. the standard and price of the data provided are excessive, so this foreign file may still succeed in all key those who be interested in or are accountable for selling younger people's well-being.

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Here Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Israel and Norway take the lead with reported frequencies of around 50%. With very few exceptions, more girls than boys in all age groups use electronic communication to contact their friends. In most countries and regions, this gender difference increases with age. Unlike meeting with friends in the evening, this type of peer contact seems to have no discernible geographical or cultural pattern. The amount of electronic media use among young people of course varies according to circumstances, such as the availability and cost of facilities.

36. Woodroffe C et al. Children, teenagers and health: the key data. Buckingham, Open University Press, 1993. 37. HEALTH21: an introduction to the health for all policy framework for the WHO European Region. Copenhagen, WHO Regional Office for Europe, 1998 (European Health for All Series, No. int/InformationSources/Publications/Catalogue/20010911_39, accessed 20 February 2004). 38. Sheram K, Subbotina TP. Beyond economic growth: meeting the challenge of global development. html, accessed 29 January 2004).

Some consider it the most important setting in which health-related concepts emerge (1). The influence of the family continues throughout adolescence and indeed throughout the life-course in varying degrees. The family is not a closed and static unit, but a complex and dynamic system, both affecting and affected by social, cultural and historical development (2) and by individual cycles and transitions (3). One of the most significant of these transitions takes place when the child reaches adolescence.

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