The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 23
Page No. 5667 - 5673

Attitude to Health in Healthy and Chronically Ill Adolescents Attending Urban Schools

Authors : Larisa B. Dykhan, Natalia N. Malyarchuk, Svetlana N. Glazunova, Natalia V. Semyenova, Natalia V. Semyenova and Svetlana I. Khromina

Abstract: Among public health indicators are now man’s relation to health is considered as an important social and psychological characteristics. To determine the attitude to health in healthy and chronically ill adolescents in urban schools in southern Russia. Questionnaire related to the health of R.A. Berezovskaya, MHLC, self-reported health. attitude to health among the chronically ill and healthy adolescents has more similarities than differences. In general, teenagers demonstrate socially desirable patterns of responses: value, responsible attitude to health, the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Chronically ill adolescents Brings in answers and your life experience. They are less sure of the functional value of health have more doubts about the importance of proper nutrition, etc. In addition, they feel a certain ought to actively engage in their own health and are more interested in learning about health. They are characterized by lower but much more realistic self-assessment of health. Adolescents of both groups evince a certain mistrust of the health care system. Those and others observed a significant correlation between the value-motivational and cognitive components as well as between the emotional and behavioral components of attitudes towards health. Estimates on the emotional and behavioral components, focused on the life experience of adolescents are significantly lower and approximately the same in both groups. The findings may help improve the effectiveness of health education which should be built taking into account the life experiences of students with the active involvement of the affective sphere, promoting the internalization of the value of health.

How to cite this article:

Larisa B. Dykhan, Natalia N. Malyarchuk, Svetlana N. Glazunova, Natalia V. Semyenova, Natalia V. Semyenova and Svetlana I. Khromina, 2016. Attitude to Health in Healthy and Chronically Ill Adolescents Attending Urban Schools. The Social Sciences, 11: 5667-5673.

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