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An identity-based model for adolescent health in the Islamic Republic of Iran: a qualitative study (2008)We conducted this study on 52 adolescents from Tehran to investigate their perspectives on health. We used the grounded theory approach and the constant comparison analysis method. Identity emerged as a core variable along with the concepts of friendship and relationships, education, family, lack of limitation and community. Identity affects adolescents' health regarding the emerged concepts. Participants believed that psychosocial health-related factors were more important than physical and individual health factors. Therefore, social welfare, ...