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Prediction of Health Promoting Behaviors Through the Health Locus of Control in a Sample of Adolescents in Iran

Zahra Hosseini 1 , Teamur Aghamolaei 1 , * and Amin Ghanbarnejad 1
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1 Social Determinants on Health Promotion Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, IR Iran
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  • Health Scope: May 2017, 6 (2); e39432
  • Published Online: August 23, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 24, 2016
  • Revised: July 12, 2016
  • Accepted: August 14, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jhealthscope.39432

To Cite: Hosseini Z, Aghamolaei T, Ghanbarnejad A. Prediction of Health Promoting Behaviors Through the Health Locus of Control in a Sample of Adolescents in Iran, Health Scope. 2017 ; 6(2):e39432. doi: 10.5812/jhealthscope.39432.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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