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Researching the implementation of community mental health promotion programmes.
(Australian Health Promotion Association, 2007)
Understanding the process of program implementation plays a critical role in advancing research, practice and policy in mental health promotion. This paper focuses on the implementation of community mental health promotion ...
Death education: Knowledge, attitudes and perspectives of Irish parents and teachers
This article reports on a cross-sectional survey of the knowledge, attitudes and perspectives of Irish parents and school teachers concerning children's grief and the concept of death education. The sample comprised 119 ...
Hurling Alone? How social capital failed to save the Irish from cardiovascular disease in the United States
(American Public Health Association, 2004-03-18)
Objectives: We performed a historical review of cardiovascular risk profiles of Irish immigrants to the United States, 1850-1970, in regard to lifestyle, socioeconomic circumstances, and social capital. Methods: We ...
Socio-demographic predictors of self-rated health in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the National Survey on Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition, SLAN
Though Ireland continues to have a poor health profile compared with other European Union countries, previous research on social variations has been limited. For the first time in the Republic of Ireland, the influence on ...
What makes mental health promotion effective?
(SAGE Journals Online, 2005-06-01)
When designing a comprehensive strategy for mental health promotion, as that called for in the European WHO Action Plan for Mental Health (WHO, 2005), one possible effective framework for such a strategy is to take a ...
A cross-national study of violence-related behaviours in adolescents.
(American Medical Association, 2004-06)
Background: Violent behavior among adolescents is a significant problem worldwide, and a cross-national comparison of adolescent violent behaviors can provide information about the development and pattern of physical ...
Assessing sobriety and successful membership of Alcoholics Anonymous
(Informa Healthcare, 2003-02)
This study aimed to identify appropriate measures of successful membership of Alcoholics Anonymous and to investigate membership patterns and perceptions of sobriety across sociodemographic categories of AA membership.
Ageism in health policy.
(Institute of Public Administration, 2004-05-01)
This paper explores the extent to which health policy in Ireland can be said to be ageist. Following the identification of key pieces of legislation and related polcy and strategy documents, the documents were reviewed, ...
Interpersonal relationships as predictors of positive health among Irish youth: The more the merrier.
(Irish Medical Organisation, 2007)
ciations with supportive relationships with friends and family members, we conducted an analysis of data from the 2002 Irish Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study (HBSC); a cross-sectional survey of 8,424 Irish ...
Living longer and feeling better: healthy lifestyle, self-rated health, obesity and depression in Ireland.
(Oxford Journals, 2009-07)
Background: The combination of four protective lifestyle behaviours (being physically active, a non-smoker, a moderate alcohol consumer and having adequate fruit and vegetable intake) has been estimated to increase life ...