The project will provide avenues for adolescents
and their communities to strengthen dialogue in decision-making processes on matters affecting their lives under the recommendations of committee.
Improving the way health systems serve adolescents
is just one part of improving their health," says Dr Anthony Costello, Director, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent
Relatively small investments focused on adolescents
now will not only result in healthy and empowered adults who thrive and contribute positively to their communities, but it will also result in healthier future generations, yielding enourmous returns.
In pilot study through purposive sampling 40 participants were recruited (early adolescents
boys=10; early adolescents
girls=10 late adolescents
boys=10; late adolescent
When it comes to consultation about health problems, the adolescent
prefer to take help from a relative or friend rather than a health provider.
Childbirth educators can ask the pregnant adolescent
about her academic performance before her pregnancy.
Addressing the participants at the launching ceremony of the Punjab Adolescent
Strategy & Strategic Plan 2013-17, Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan said the adolescents
of ages between nine to nineteen years are significant part of Pakistan's population.
and parent religiosity were found to be negatively correlated with alcohol use, drug use, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and low well-being.
Additionally, if the problem lies, for example, in the developmental characteristics of adolescents
or a lack of knowledge of appropriate self-management, these factors may receive more attention than they might have after the results of the study are published.
Effective interaction and excessive criticism may lead parent adolescent
relationship in either better relationship or conflict.
FAMILY DECISION MAKING/RULE CONSTRUCTION AND ADOLESCENT
A stepped intervention in primary care practices can improve rates of immunization and well-child visits among urban adolescents
at high risk for poor health outcomes.