Washington, DC: Pan American Health Organization, 2003. 378 p.
Authors: 
Jenkins, C. David
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Scientific and technical publication, no. 590
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The handbook, meant for health workers, community health promoters, nurses and family physicians as well as social workers and teachers, provides step-by-step instruction in behavioural change techniques to use at the society, community, family, and individual levels to promote health and prevent disease. A chapter on "Adolescents and Young Adults 15-24 Years Old" reviews the major forms of mortality and morbidity for ages 15-24 years as well as the psychosocial causes of the most common diagnoses and essential rational-emotional learnings, as a way to lay the foundation for good health both currently and later in life.
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