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A STUDY ON HELP SEEKING BEHAVIOR OF THEIR COMMON PROBLEMS AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS OF GOVERNMENT JUNIOR COLLEGE IN RURAL FIELD PRACTICE AREA OF S.V.MEDICAL COLLEGE

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Author(s): Gopi Krishna B | Dr.P.Shakeer Khan | Dr.G.RaviPrabhu

Journal: International Journal of Research and Development of Health
ISSN 2321-1431

Volume: 01;
Issue: 01;
Start page: 16;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Doctor | Education | Health | Problem

ABSTRACT
Background: Adolescence is widely defined as the time in life when the developing individual attains the skills and attributes necessary to become a productive and reproductive adult. While most of the world’s adolescents make it through the period with no major problems, even those adolescents who have no significant personal problems or acute health-care needs have normative stresses and needs for help, support and orientation associated with making the transition from childhood to adulthood. Aims & Objectives: To assess the perceived health problems and help seeking behavior of adolescent girls. Material & Methods: Degree college for girls in the rural field practice area of S.V.Medical College. Students were enrolled randomly in the study. Results: A total of 145 female adolescents in the age group of 16-18 years participated in the study. The commonest problems reported were educational (85.6%) and health related (79.4%).Conclusion: Mother, father, friend, teachers, siblings, doctors were the people from where help was sought by the study subjects in different order of each category.
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