1. Mechanisms and consequences of socializing children to be healthy; 2. Children's health understanding and behavior; 3. Parents' health beliefs; 4. Parents' promotion of children's health; 5. Parents' promotion of children's sexual health; 6. Peers, schools, and children's health; 7. How television viewing and other media use affects children's health; 8. The social ecology of children's health socialization; 9. Summary and conclusions.
This book explores the ways in which children learn to be healthy.
"A concise yet comprehensive review of the literature related to children's development of health beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors... For anyone interested in improving the health of children and thus, the nation. Recommended." Choice