"Immortal but frightened": smoking adolescents´ perceptions on smoking uptake and prevention
2010 (English)In: BMC Public Health, ISSN 1471-2458, Vol. 10, 776- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Young smokers described starting to smoke as a means of gaining control of feelings and situations during early adolescence. Smoking adolescents expect adults to intervene against smoking. Close relations with concerned adults could be a reason for less frequent smoking or trying to quit smoking. Interventions aimed at normative changes, with consistent messages from both schools and parents about the negative aspects of tobacco seem to be a feasible approach for preventing youth from using tobacco.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 10, 776- p.
smoking, tobacco, prevention, adolescents, parents, schools
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Research subject Epidemiology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-21718DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-776ISI: 000286062200001OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-21718DiVA: diva2:211691