Title

Cross-Cultural Issues in Prevention, Health Promotion, and Risk Reduction in Adolescence.

Document Type

Review Article

Publication Date

2-1-1999

Abstract

The important roles that culture, race, and poverty play in contributing to health beliefs and health behaviors are reviewed in this chapter. It also outlines strategies for working with young people, their parents, and their communities in order to deliver "culturally effective" health care services, with an emphasis on prevention, health promotion, and risk reduction.

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