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Future research in children's health behavior, and its potential implications for health education programs, are discussed in terms of (1) the effects of labels and definitions, (2) the relevance of systemic approaches, and (3) the need for determining health-relevant motives. A working definition of "health behavior" as an area of basic, interdisciplinary(More)
Some lines of development of research on children's perceptions of vulnerability to a variety of health problems are discussed, with special reference to cross-sectional data from samples of American and French-speaking Canadian youngsters, and longitudinal data from two American samples. Perceived vulnerability demonstrated some developmental changes but(More)