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Irish Child Health Database - Peer Reviewed Papers

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  • 1.   A decade on from the NCH Report (1992): Adolescent sexual aggression policy, practice and service delivery across the UK and Republic of Ireland

    The aim of this study was to describe the policy, practice and service delivery across the UK and Republic of Ireland in respect of children and young people who have sexually abused others

    Journal of Sexual Aggression, Vol: 9 Page: 109-124 2003
    Helen Masson; Simon Hackett

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  • 2.   A study of central fatness using waist-to-height ratios in UK children and adolescents over two decades supports the simple message - 'keep your waist circumference to less than half your height.'

    The aim of this study was to examine the influence of age and gender on the waist:height ratio in children and to compare changes over time in WHTR, a measure of central fatness in British children

    International Journal of Obesity, Vol: 30 Page: 988-992 2006
    H. D. McCarthy; M. Ashwell

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  • 3.   Alcohol consumption among 11-16 year olds: 'Getting around' structural barriers?

    This study describes qualitative data from Irish children and adolescents on their experiences in relation to alcohol consumption

    Nursing & Health Sciences, Vol: 3 Page: 237-245 2001
    Abbey Hyde; Margaret Treacy; Jennie Boland; Teresa Whitaker; Pilar Santos Abaunza; Barbara Knox

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  • 4.   Bullying behaviour in secondary schools: what roles do teachers play?

    The aim of this study was to describe bullying between students and teachers at two time points

    Child Abuse Review, Vol: 17 Page: 160-173 2008
    Deborah J. James; Maria Lawlor; Pat Courtney; Ann Flynn; Bernie Henry; Niamh Murphy

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  • 5.   Educational differences in self-perceptions of adolescents in Northern Ireland

    The aim of the study was to compare self-perceptions of children from the integrated school sector in Northern Ireland with those of children attending religiously segregated schools

    International Journal of Behavioral Development, Vol: 27 Page: 513-518 2003
    Carol McClenahan; Paul Irwing; Maurice Stringer; Melanie Giles; Ronnie Wilson

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  • 6.   Family support, social capital, resilience and adolescent coping

    This article suggests a conceptual model that draws on social support theory to harness the ideas of social capital and resilience in a way that can link formal family support interventions to adolescent coping

    Child & Family Social Work, Vol: 12 Page: 219-228 2007
    John Pinkerton; Pat Dolan

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  • 7.   Neuropsychological outcome at adolescence of very preterm birth and its relation to brain structure

    The aim of this study was to examine the neuropsychological consequences of damage to the very preterm brain

    Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Vol: 43 Page: 226-233 2001
    T. M. Rushe; L. Rifkin; A. L. Stewart; J. P. Townsend; S. C. Roth; J. S. Wyatt; R. M. Murray

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  • 8.   Promoting potential in all our children

    This article discusses the psychological problems of early school leavers

    Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, Vol: 18 Page: 143-143 2001
    Noel McCune

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  • 9.   Suicidal thoughts and acts in Irish adolescents

    The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of reported suicidal thoughts and acts in (a) a school-based sample of Irish adolescents, and (b) in adolescents attending a community child and family mental health service.

    Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, Vol: 18 Page: 82-86 2001
    Jo Rowley; Kathleen Ganter; Carol Fitzpatrick

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  • 10.   Teenagers' difficulties with key words regarding the criminal court process

    The aim of this study was to examine the understanding/misunderstanding of key legal words by older children

    Psychology, Crime & Law, Vol: 12 Page: 653-667 2006
    Emma Crawford; Ray Bull

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  • 11.   The Northern Ireland Early Onset Psychosis Study: Phenomenology and co-morbidity in the first 25 cases

    This study examined psychotic disorders in children and adolescents using the Kiddie-Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia using the Northern Ireland Early Onset Psychosis Study data

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 14 Page: 207-216 2008
    Karen Fulton; Mary Short; Diane Harvey-Smith; Teresa M. Rushe; Ciaran Mulholland

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