- Subject index
Adolescent Health is a survey textbook that includes an overview of existing theories and current research on interventions that address the social morbidities and mortalities of adolescents. Author Lynn Rew examines theories from a variety of professional disciplines that provide frameworks for understanding adolescent health behavior and health outcomes. Each theory is presented in terms of its essential elements, including its origin, a brief background of the theorist’s philosophical paradigm, the purpose and usefulness of the theory, the meaning and scope of the theory, and, when available, empirical referents.
Chapter 11: Qualitative Approaches to Knowledge Development
Qualitative Approaches to Knowledge Development
In addition to the empirically derived models presented in previous chapters, our understanding of health-risk behavior and interventions to promote change is increased by the findings from qualitative studies. Qualitative studies have special relevance for clinical practice because the experiences of the research ...