Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Publication Date

Winter 2016

Publisher

Tucker Publications

Source Publication

Journal of Cultural Diversity

Source ISSN

1071-5568

Abstract

Objective: To explore adolescent Latinas’perspectives on relationships and generate knowledge to inform interventions. Setting: Seven Latina adolescents participated. Design: This qualitative study was guided by principles of community-based participatory research and utilized the photovoice method. Method: Participants took photos depicting elements of relationships and participated in guided discussions. They identified and named five elements of healthy relationships. Results: The five elements included commitment, communication, faith, amigos y amores (friends and lovers) and play. These elements occur across all forms of relationships. Conclusion: The results revealed important information that may be used to tailor health promotion interventions for Latina/o youth.

Comments

Published version. Journal of Cultural Diversity, Vol. 23, No. 4 (Winter 2016): 131-138. Publisher link. © 2016 Tucker Publications, Inc. Used with permission.

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