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A review of the evidence on enhancing psychosocial skills development in children and young people
(HPRC, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2015)
Summary Background: This report synthesizes the findings from international evidence reviews on the effectiveness of psychosocial skills development programmes for children and young people. A rapid review of the effectiveness ...
The Irish health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study 2014
(Department of Health, 2015)
This report presents data from HBSC Ireland 2014, the Irish Health Behaviour in Schoolaged Children survey. The 2014 HBSC survey is the fifth time that data of this kind have been collected from young people across the ...
Promotion of mental health and prevention of mental disorders: priorities for implementation
There is compelling evidence from high-quality studies that mental health promotion and primary prevention interventions can reduce the risk of mental disorders, enhance protective factors for good mental and physical ...
What works in enhancing social and emotional skills development during childhood and adolescence? A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of school-based and out-of-school programmes in the UK.
(W H O Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research, National University of Ireland Galway, 2015)
IntroductionThis review sought to determine the current evidence on the effectiveness of programmes available in theUK that aim to enhance the social and emotional skills development of children and young people aged ...
Developing a checklist for intersectoral partnerships for health promotion
(HPRC, NUIGalway, 2015)
Phase 2 of the work plan on Developing a Quality Framework for Intersectoral Partnerships for Health Promotion is focused on developing a checklist to guide health promotion practitioners in the development of effective ...
Effects of an eight-week supervised, structured lifestyle modification programme on anthropometric, metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors in severely obese adults
(BioMed Central, 2015-08-01)
Background Lifestyle modification is fundamental to obesity treatment, but few studies have described the effects of structured lifestyle programmes specifically in bariatric patients. We sought to describe changes in ...