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ISSN: 2637-6628

Online Journal of Neurology and Brain Disorders

Research Article(ISSN: 2637-6628)

PEN-3 Model Cultural Framework for Health Intervention and Prevention

Volume 1 - Issue 5

Lisa Marie Portugal*

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    • Department of Health and Wellness Education, Capella University, USA

    *Corresponding author: Lisa Marie Portugal, Department of Health and Wellness Education, Capella University, USA

Received: August 29, 2018;   Published: September 05, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/OJNBD.2018.01.000123

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The PEN-3 Model Cultural Framework can be used to design culturally specific, locally relevant health intervention and prevention programs to educate communities. This health intervention and prevention involves educating Hispanic females and males between the ages of 15 to 32. The health and wellness program design involve educating this group about the use of marijuana and its damaging effects on the body leading to mental illness, Diabetes, Cancer, lung and other organ damage, obesity, cognitive disorders, lowered IQ and EQ (emotional quotient), and various other damaging effects. Finally, a summary of the PEN-3 Model Cultural findings are discussed and analyzed to help health educators, practitioners, and advocates serve and address the needs of the target population.

Abstract| Introduction| Objective| Methods| Results| Summary of Findings| Reflection on Behavioral Diversity| Conclusion| References|