Adolescent development of migrant youth

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Publication Type thesis
School or College College of Nursing
Department Nursing
Author Pratt, Roberta
Title Adolescent development of migrant youth
Date 1988-12
Description Health care needs specific to adolescent-aged clients are a growing area of concern to health care providers. The majority of adolescents is not ill and thus their care does not require a disease focus. Instead, adolescent health concerns revolve around developmental issues such as independence, sexuality, future career plans, and the development of a value system. Using a qualitative research approach with a convenience sample, this investigator examined 8 Mexican migrant adolescents' perceptions of the developmental issues the literature suggests relevant to an adolescent-aged population. A content analysis of the data revealed domains of meaning surrounding each developmental issue. Three cultural themes were identified from the domains of meaning: (a) acculturation, (b) familism, and (c) aspirations.
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah
Subject Adolescent; Acculturation; Family; Hispanic Americans; Psychosexual Development; Social Values
Subject MESH Adolescent Behavior; Adolescent Health Services; Adolescent Psychology; School Nursing
Dissertation Institution University of Utah
Dissertation Name MS
Language eng
Relation is Version of Digital reproduction of "Adolescent development of migrant youth." Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. Print version of "Adolescent development of migrant youth." available at J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collection. BF21.5 1988 .P73.
Rights Management © Roberta Pratt.
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Source Original: University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (no longer available).
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Date Created 2012-04-24
Date Modified 2012-04-24
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