Investigation for young adults interest in health


 Andrea Szoboszlai

Eötvös Loránd University, Egyetem tér 1-3, 1053 Budapest, Hungary




 Young adulthood is a critical period because it is the time when young people begin to live on their own, and adopt health behaviours which can influence their lifestyle and health status. In social practice there are many community belongings and community-ba-sed support systems and programs in health, which aim to increase young adults’ health literacy and offer learning possibilities and support services. The study focuses on the education and the literacy as determinants of health, seve-ral fields of health education and health promotion related to young adults, elements and determinants of health culture, the links between health and learning, adults’ interest and claims related to learning process, methods, topics.


Key words:

 health literacy, health culture, young adults, concepts of health and healthy lifestyle, motivations, forms of communication, learning methods


  DOI: 10.15503/jecs20132-46-56


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