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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.  

Conceptualizations of Resilience and Protection
Conceptualizations of resilience and protection

As described in the previous chapter, adolescents may be vulnerable to short- and long-term adverse health outcomes owing to their state of development and the stressors they experience throughout their development. They are vulnerable to poor health outcomes, owing to many circumstances that place them at increased ...

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