SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.23 número2Instrumentos de avaliação para os dois primeiros anos de vida do lactenteAspectos culturais para a oferta da chupeta às crianças índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Journal of Human Growth and Development

versão impressa ISSN 0104-1282versão On-line ISSN 2175-3598


MACEDO, Etiene Oliveira Silva de  e  CONCEICAO, Maria Inês Gandolfo. Group actions to promote the adolescents health. Rev. bras. crescimento desenvolv. hum. [online]. 2013, vol.23, n.2, pp. 222-230. ISSN 0104-1282.

The study analyzed brazilian articles on research in basic health units, which used educative activities as methodology, in order to ascertain the main characteristics of those activities being conducted in primary health care services. The following units were accessed: Lilacs, Scielo and Adolec. The articles were categorized according to these criteria: (1) articles published in brazilian journals about (2) group interventions with adolescents for health promotion (3) in basic health units, (4) between 2000-2010. The texts were analyzed according to the following items: professionals involved, methodological features, topics covered in the groups, frequency, number of participants, age, sex, the conception of adolescence present in the studies as well as results presented by the authors. The results showed a larger number of actions based on epidemiological and biomedical research. The services described in these publications for focused on group interventions the prevention of risk behavior in sexual and reproductive health rather than considering the diversity of factors related to the adolescents' overall health concerns.

Palavras-chave : adolescence; groups; health promotion.

        · resumo em Português     · texto em Português | Inglês     · Português ( pdf ) | Inglês ( pdf )