[Knowledge and life experience of mothers facing certain teenager's addictive behaviours in the region of Tunis]
AbstractWe surveyed 415 mothers who regularly consult primary healthcare centres about their knowledge of addictive behavior in teenagers in relation to tobacco, alcohol and drugs. Most mothers considered the teenage period difficult. Apprehension of this period increased with the educational level of the mothers. Mothers did not often discuss the issue of addiction with their children, especially related to alcohol and drugs. Nevertheless, the mothers were aware of the risks of addiction. They considered information campaigns about this topic an efficient means of prevention. About half of the mothers had experience of addictive conduct involving a family member. They resolved the problems through family help or consultation with a specialist
Askri, M., Belgacem, B., Zine, I., Haddad, M. & Besrour, M. (2008). [Knowledge and life experience of mothers facing certain teenager's addictive behaviours in the region of Tunis]. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117425
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 14 (1), 189-194, 2008
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