Role of Micro- and Mesosystems in Shaping an Adolescent

Chandrasekaran, V and Kamath, VG and Ashok, Lena and Kamath, Asha and Hegde, AP (2017) Role of Micro- and Mesosystems in Shaping an Adolescent. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 37 (2). pp. 178-183. ISSN 19907974

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Abstract

Adolescence is a vulnerable period in an individual’s life during which several physiological and psychological changes occur.Increasingly, across the globe, there is increasing incidence of mental health and behavioural problems documented,especially among the youth. The WHO states that mental health conditions and delinquent behaviours contribute significantly to the global disease burden. The transition from adolescence to adulthood is also marked by increasing manifestation of emotional and behavioural disorders with first episodes making their appearance in early adolescence. This review attempts to delve into the influence of microsystem and mesosystems as described by Bronfenbrenner on adolescent behaviours.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent; Behaviour; Externalizing; Internalizing; Microsystem; Mesosystem
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Community Medicine
Departments at MU > Public Health
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2018 11:03
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2018 11:03
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/150664

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