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Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças

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RIBEIRO, José Luís Pais. Health education. Psic., Saúde & Doenças [online]. 2015, vol.16, n.1, pp.3-9. ISSN 1645-0086.

In this article we present the importance and emergence of health education, highlighting the major milestones that gave rise to it. We refer to aspects of education such as age, context and goals that change between individuals or groups. We illustrated with reference to programs whose implementation in broad sectors are documented in the scientific literature, justifying its importance and usefulness.

Keywords : health education; health promotion; disease prevention.

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