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Consulting with citizens in the design of wellbeing measures and policies: lessons from a systems science application
(Springer Verlag, 2014-09-20)
Internationally, there is increasing interest in, and analysis of, human wellbeing and the economic, social, environmental, and psychological factors that contribute to it. Current thinking suggests that to measure social ...
Impacts of an HIA on inter-agency and inter-sectoral partnerships and community participation: lessons from a local level HIA in the Republic of Ireland
(Oxford University Press, 2012-07-20)
This study evaluates the impacts of a locally based health impact assessment (HIA) on community participation, inter-sectoral and inter-agency partnership in local decision and policy-making ...
Informing food policies in post-primary schools in Ireland: Knowledge to Action
(NUI Galway, 2016-06-15)
[No abstract available]
A qualitative study of the impact of sleep loss on the daily lives of working mothers
(NUI Galway, 2017-06-15)
Background: Working mothers are a population who experience sleep disruption and sleep loss on an ongoing basis. While this has been explored in several studies, there are no studies examining the impact this has on their ...
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 ...
A systematic review of the effectiveness of mental health promotion interventions for young people in low and middle income countries.
(BioMed Central, 2013)
BackgroundThis systematic review provides a narrative synthesis of the evidence on the effectiveness of mental health promotion interventions for young people in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Commissioned by the ...
Risk, science and the politics of the blood scandals in Ireland, Scotland, England and Finland
(Royal Irish Academy, 2016-11-07)
This article examines the HIV/Hepatitis C disaster that engulfed those suffering from haemophilia in Ireland, Scotland, England/Wales and Finland during the 1980s and 1990s; the largest health scandal since the ...
(re) Structuring the agency: Agency working arrangements and social care in the era of austerity and beyond
(Social Care Ireland, 2016-09-01)
In Ireland, the austerity era of recent years brought (un)employment to the fore in a manner not seen since the 1980s. Within the arena of health and social care, this was epitomised by the embargo . Confined within an ...
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 ...
Towards building healthy school communities through healthy food access.
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2014)
One of the goals of health promotion is to make it easier for people to make the healthy choice. Enabling students to make the healthy choice by improving access to, and availability of, healthy foods is essential in ...