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The Implementation of Public Health Communication Messages to Promote Teenage Mothers’ Sense of Self and Avert Stigma

Technology, Communication, Disparities and Government Options in Health and Health Care Services

ISBN: 978-1-78350-645-3, eISBN: 978-1-78350-636-1

ISSN: 0275-4959

Publication date: 15 September 2014

Abstract

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This chapter developed, implemented, and evaluated media communication and found that it could structure social relations between pregnant and parenting adolescents and service providers. This chapter also extends development communication techniques, with its intellectual roots in rural sociology, by focusing on communication-oriented solutions and the development of new technologies to provide medical information with greater social equality and integrated support services for pregnant and parenting adolescents.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

This research was conducted with support from a grant funded by the Indiana State Department of Health and the Pregnant and Parenting Supports Services Adolescent Program (Chumbler, Principal Investigator). The authors wish to acknowledge the diligent assistance and impeccable contributions from Barry Barker, Anne Mitchell, Tamara Leech, Lynn Pike, and others of the PPASS program and team.

Citation

Chumbler, N.R., Sanetmatsu, H. and Parrish-Sprowl, J. (2014), "The Implementation of Public Health Communication Messages to Promote Teenage Mothers’ Sense of Self and Avert Stigma", Technology, Communication, Disparities and Government Options in Health and Health Care Services (Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Vol. 32), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 63-91. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-495920140000032015

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