Cross-cultural issues in prevention, health promotion, and risk reduction in adolescence.

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-69, vi
JournalAdolescent medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Volume10
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1999

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