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Child well-being: children's, parents' and teachers' perceptions.
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-10)
That chldren's lives be better understood is a necessary contributing step to the development of child centred quality supports, services and policies and it would appear logical that actively seeking out children's voices ...
Indicators of health promoting schools in Ireland: towards the participative inclusion of students.
There is a political and practical need to develop appropriate indicators for health promoting schools. As key stakeholders in education, students have the right to be fully engaged in this process. This research proposed ...
The soundtrack of substance use: Music preference as a risk factor for adolescent smoking and drinking.
(Informa Healthcare, 2009-07)
A connection between preferences for heavy metal, rap, reggae, electronic dance music,and substance use has previously been established. However, evidence as to the gender specific links between substance use and a wider ...
Current practice in meeting child health needs in family support services: variation by service type and perspectives on future developments.
(Taylor & Francis, 2009-07)
The needs of all service users include those related to physical, emotional, sexual and mental health. This article documents where child health needs are recognised and being met within family support services in the west ...
From science to policy: experience of the Breastfeeding in Ireland Strategic Action Plan
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Healthcare decisions and policy-related issues are increasingly being made on research-based evidence. However, translating evidence into practice and policy can prove difficult and time consuming, not least because ...
Absence of seasonal effects in HBSC data
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2006-01)
Seasonality has been documented in the literature as an influence on health status and behaviours. On the basis of such associations, it was both necessary and opportunistic to use the dual intake of the Irish HBSC data ...