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FERREIRA, Márcia de Assunção. Health education for teenagers: discussion groups as a research strategy and care-education. Texto contexto - enferm. [online]. 2006, vol.15, n.2, pp.205-211. ISSN 1980-265X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-07072006000200003.
This article resulted from research among teenagers about their body representations, linked to the care of their health. A participative method was used in which teenagers gave data to achieve aims of the research, emphasizing the body as knowledge territory and care practices. The unexpected result was the fact that the teenagers transformed the moment of producing the data in one education lecture of health, in which it was possible to converge the research in care-education, providing attention to the requirements of the teenagers.
Keywords : Adolescent; Nursing care; Health education.