Authors : Rezagholi Vahidi , Rasoul Shahnazi , Vahideh Sadeghi and Saeid Khanmohammadi
Abstract: Paying attention to teenagers` issues and their problems is necessary to have a healthy society. This research with the aim of identifying behavioral patterns of Tabriz teenagers in regards to themselves, their families and communities in order to develop a baseline data and to have a correct perception of teenagers` behavior, to design appropriate interventions to promote the situation. This study was conducted in Tabriz private and public high schools in 2006. Five hundred students were selected by random sampling method. To analyze the data, we used SPSS, Chi-square and Fisher`s Exact and Compare mean tests. Findings of this research indicate that the mean of social behavior of teenagers was 76.57 of 100 points. Also 91.91% of teenagers believe that relation with God has profound effect in physical and mental health of them. Only 54.84% of teenagers believe that it is useful to consult with teachers in important issues and 58.4% of teenagers are able to control their temper in nervousness and sadness. We recommend more studies to identify emotional and behavioral characteristics in order to improve their behavior.
Rezagholi Vahidi , Rasoul Shahnazi , Vahideh Sadeghi and Saeid Khanmohammadi , 2008. Assessing Social Behaviors of High School Teenagers of Tabriz-Iran . Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 3: 43-46.