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Testing the feasibility of implementing a pan-European framework for health promotion accreditation
(International Union for Health Promotion and Education, 2009)
SLÁN 2007: Survey of Lifestyles, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland. Smoking patterns in Ireland: Implications for policy and services
(Brugha, R., Tully, N., Dicker, P., Shelley, E., Ward, M., McGee, H., Barry, M.M., Perry, I.J. & Watson, D. (2009). SLÁN 2007: Survey of Lifestyles, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland. Smoking patterns in Ireland: Implications for policy and services. Department of Health and Children. Dublin: The Stationery Office, 2009)
Economic and cultural correlates of cannabis use among mid-adolescents in 31 countries
Aims: To examine cannabis use among mid-adolescents in 31 countries and associations with per-capita personal consumer expenditure (PCE), unemployment, peer factors and national rates of cannabis use in 1999. Design, ...
Children photographing well-being: facilitating participation in research
Children aged 8-12 years took 723 photographs representing well-being. Another group of children categorised the photographs, identified what was missing and discussed their inter-relationships. The largest categories were ...
Self-esteem and health-risk behaviours: is there a link?
(Psychology Society of Ireland, 2003-02)
Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale scores from 7706 Irish young people were analysed in order to determine if self-esteem is related to incidence of smoking, drinking, drunkenness and drug use. In addition, age, sex and social ...
Influence of sociodemographic and neighbourhood factors on self rated health and quality of life in rural communities: findings from the Agriproject in the Republic of Ireland
(BMJ Group, 2004-01-26)
Objective: To examine the influence of sociodemographic and neighbourhood factors on self rated health, quality of life, and perceived opportunities for change (as one measure of empowerment) in rural Irish communities. Design: ...
The precision and robustness of published protocols for disc diffusion assays of antimicrobial agent susceptibility: an inter-laboratory study
The precision of the disc diffusion protocols previously published by Alderman and Smith (Aquaculture 196 (2002) 211) was analysed in a seven-laboratory trial using Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 as the test strain. Discs ...
Body mass index, overweight and obesity in adolescents in Europe and the United States
(American Medical Association, 2004-06)
Overweight and obesity have increased globally among children, adolescents, and adults. The World Health Organization (WHO) designates obesity as one of the most important public health threats because of the significant ...
Evaluating the impact of the Winning New Jobs Programme on the re-employment and mental health of a mixed profile of unemployed people
(The Clifford Beers Foundation, 2010-05)
This paper reports on the evaluation of the JOBS programme (Caplan et al, 1989), an evidence-based intervention designed to promote re-employment and improve the mental health of the unemployed. While previous evaluations ...
Implementation of a school-based mental health promotion programme in Ireland
This paper reflects on the challenges associated with developing, implementing and evaluating a universal curriculum-based module promoting positive mental health for 15-18 year olds in Irish schools. The module consists ...