Parents and Health Care Professionals Working Together to Improve Adolescent Health: The Perspectives of Parents

School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Journal of Adolescent Health (Impact Factor: 3.61). 03/2009; 44(2):191-4. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2008.06.017
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ABSTRACT One proposed strategy to improve adolescent health and health care is to create working partnerships among adolescent health care professionals (HCPs) and families. In this pilot qualitative study we interviewed 17 mothers to explore their perceptions of the role of parents, HCPs, and parent-HCP partnerships in addressing adolescent health issues.

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