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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 ...
"...it's all the same no matter how much fruit or vegetables or fresh air we get": traveller women's perceptions of illness causation and health inequalities.
This paper explores the perceptions of illness causation and health inequalities of Travellers, an ethnic minority group who experience considerable social and health disadvantages in Ireland. In order to allow for subjective ...
Construction apprentices' attitudes to workplace drug testing in Ireland.
Ireland has become one of the first European countries to legislate for workplace drug testing. However, little is known about the attitudes of Irish workers towards various aspects of workplace drug testing programmes. ...
The Galway Consensus Conference: international collaboration on the development of core competencies for health promotion and health education
(SAGE Journals Online, 2009-06)
Developing a competent health promotion workforce is a key component of capacity building for the future and is critical to delivering on the vision, values and commitments of global health promotion. This paper reports ...
How well protected are sexually active 15 year olds? Cross national patterns in condom and contraceptive pill use 2002 - 2006.
Objectives - To present comparative data on sexual initiation, and condom use and contraceptive pill use at last intercourse among adolescents in Europe, Israel and Canada. Methods - Data were collected by self-report ...