GSPH 467 Adolescent Health: Social and Behavioral Perspective


This course is designed to assist students to learn about adolescent social and behavioral environmental of adolescent health using theoretical frameworks based on contemporary theories and strategies. Students will examine how adolescent behavior impacts their health within the context of individuals, groups and communities and its Public health implication of adolescent health. It will also cover key issues that concerns adolescents including adolescence sexuality and sexual health, contraception, teenage pregnancy and abortion, peer influence, substance abuse, adolescent friendly programmes and recreational activities.