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Author Shucksmith, Janet, 1953-

Title Health issues and adolescents : growing up, speaking out / Janet Shucksmith and Leo B. Hendry
Published London ; New York, Routledge :. 1998


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 MELB  613.0433 Shu/Hia  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 165 pages ; 22 cm
Series Adolescence and society
Adolescence and society.
Contents 1. Young people's perceptions of their own health needs -- 2. 'Giving a voice to children': exploring young people's own agendas on health -- 3. 'You look in all these magazines and you see all these supermodels...': body image, appearance and health -- 4. 'Down the Yoker': the impact of localism on young people's health beliefs and actions -- 5. 'I don't listen to everything she says...': family influences on young people's health beliefs -- 6. 'I sort of get pushed into things': peer pressure and young people's beliefs in their own 'agency' with respect to health -- 7. 'It's a balance': young people speak out about health risk areas in their lives -- 8. Conclusions: 'I'm not going to do anything stupid!'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Health Behaviour In Adolescence -- Scotland
Health Behaviour In Adolescence
Health attitudes -- Scotland.
Health attitudes.
Health behavior in adolescence -- Scotland.
Health behavior in adolescence.
Teenagers -- Attitudes.
Teenagers -- Health and hygiene -- Scotland.
Teenagers -- Health and hygiene.
Teenagers -- Scotland -- Attitudes.
Attitude to Health.
Health Behavior.
Health Surveys.
Author Hendry, Leo B.
LC no. 97046525
ISBN 0415168481 (hbk.)
041516849X (paperback)