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    • Bullying and symptoms among school-aged children: international comparative cross sectional study in 28 countries 

      Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (Oxford Journals, 2005-03-08)
      Background: There have been no large-scale international comparisons on bullying and health among adolescents. This study examined the association between bullying and physical and psychological symptoms among adolescents ...
    • The Irish health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study 2014 

      Gavin, Aoife; Keane, Eimear; Callaghan, Mary; Kelly, Colette; Molcho, Michal; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (Department of Health, 2015)
      This report presents data from HBSC Ireland 2014, the Irish Health Behaviour in Schoolaged Children survey. The 2014 HBSC survey is the fifth time that data of this kind have been collected from young people across the ...
    • Promoting social and emotional wellbeing in schools 

      Barry, Margaret M.; Clarke, Aleisha M.; Dowling, Katherine (Emerald, 2017-08-07)
      Purpose This paper provides a critical perspective on the international evidence on promoting young people s social and emotional wellbeing in schools. The challenges of integrating evidence-based interventions within ...
    • Promotion of mental health and prevention of mental disorders: priorities for implementation 

      Barry, Margaret M.; Clarke, Aleisha M.; Petersen, I. (2015)
      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 ...
    • The sensitivity of the Draw and Write technique 

      Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Emerald, 2002)
      This paper presents comparative data from two evaluations which employed the draw and write technique to collect data from primary school pupils (ages eight to ten years). Pupils from health promoting schools and schools ...
    • Survival of HIV-1 and HIV-2 perinatally infected children in The Gambia 

      O'Donovan, Diarmuid (Wolters Kluwer, 2002-11-14)
      The risk of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV-2 is much lower than that of HIV-1, but the long-term prognosis of perinatally infected HIV-2 children is unknown. We re-visited children who were part of a large MTCT ...
    • Towards understanding food poverty among Irish Children. 

      Molcho, Michal; Kelly, Colette (National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-04)
      Food proverty and food insufficiency are important public health issues, frequently linked to poverty and deprivation. However, research on the nature, extent, epidemiology and etiology of food poverty in childhood is ...