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Enhancing Children's Wellness
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Enhancing Children's Wellness

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Volume: 8
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Public Health

August 1997 | 332 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Aimed at providing a foundation for increasing the quantity and quality of physical and mental health care for children, this book describes the latest research and theories about family, school and community prevention and health-promotion programmes to improve the health status of children during the next decade.

The contributors to this thought-provoking book identify innovative and empirically based preventive and health-promotion strategies that schools and communities can implement to enhance children's social, emotional and physical wellness.

Seymour Sarason
Foreword
Roger P Weissberg and Carol Bartels Kuster
Introduction and Overview
Let's Make `Healthy Children 2010' a National Priority!

 
Joy G Dryfoos
The Prevalence of Problem Behaviors
Implications for Programs

 
Linda Dusenbury and Mathea Falco
School-Based Drug Abuse Prevention Strategies
From Research to Policy and Practice

 
Lynda M Sagrestano and Roberta L Paikoff
Preventing High Risk Sexual Behavior, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Pregnancy among Adolescents
Mary E Murray, Nancy G Guerra and Kirk R Williams
Violence Prevention for the 21st Century
Bruce E Compas, Jennifer Connor and Martha Wadsworth
Prevention of Depression
John Kalafat
Prevention of Youth Suicide
Cheryl L Perry, Mary Story and Leslie A Lytle
Promoting Healthy Dietary Behaviors
Barbara S Tuchfarber, Joseph E Zins and Leonard A Jason
Prevention and Control of Injuries
J David Hawkins
Academic Performance and School Success
Sources and Consequences

 

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