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Table 2 Key points of the pretest stage for students

From: Effects of a mental health promotion intervention on mental health of Iranian female adolescents: a school-based study

The weaknesses of the pre-test stage Key strategies Implementation of programs
Little physical activity Designing programs to increase physical activity Tug of war competition among students
Not having a healthy diet Designing programs to encourage teens to eat healthy foods Holding cooking competition among students
Having a boyfriend Designing programs for better communication with consultants Intimate communication with students and answering to their problems
Willingness to create happy times Designing programs to expose teens to music Playing music in break time
Having stress Stress management skill training Implementation of six sessions of stress management skills based on McNamara’s model through lectures