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Sorror Parvizi, Fazlollah Ahmadi, hosein pourasadi. A qualitative study on social predisposing factors of adolescents’ health. IJN. 2011; 24 (69) :8-17
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Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Tehran University of , s_parvisy@yahoo.com
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Background and aim: society is the living context of adolescents’ health and includes social constitutions. Adolescents as an important social group experience many disturbances because of the characteristics of current society and special features of adolescence. The life style and habits of adolescence sometime lasts until death so the resulted problems would affect all the life.

Material & Method: A qualitative content analysis has been used. Open semi structured Interviews were conducted until data saturation

Result: These three categories have been emerged: the semiology of an unhealthy society, adolescents’ expectations from the society, social health prerequisites.

Discussion: Both the adolescents and their health are affected by the essential role of social predisposing factors. To develop the social aspect of adolescents’ health is necessary. The social aspect of health which is related to the family, employment, welfare and communications could be useful in a healthy foundation of the future.

Conclusion: Understanding adolescents’ perspectives is not only important but is useful for maintaining a healthy society. Therefore, families, teachers, health workers and policy makers should develop prevention and intervention programs based on adolescence developmental processes especially tending to social factors.

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Type of Study: کیفی | Subject: nursing
Received: 2011/10/1 | Accepted: 2014/08/25 | Published: 2014/08/25

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