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Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 15:46

Professor Mark D. Griffiths and Dr Mike Sutton, in the latest issue of Education and Health, write about the Crime Substitution Hypothesis. Their article briefly examines the extent to which popular youth activity (namely video gaming and social networking) may be having an effect on youth offending and victimization.
To read the article please follow this link

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 15:26

Alastair Sharp is Deputy Director, Samaritans, Hong Kong and Associate Professor, Department of English, Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Alastair, writing in the latest issue of Education and Health, describes the mounting evidence that examination and assessment pressures have caused a rise in mental health problems in some countries and that this may be a growing contributive factor in increasing suicidal behaviour among young people.
To read the article follow this link

 

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 15:20

In the latest issue of Eduction and Health (31:1), Adam Jones and Melanie Gadd describe developing guidance for community based sex and relationships education in Wales including the FPA project Jiwsi that delivers targeted SRE to groups of vulnerable young people under 25 years of age in community settings throughout North Wales.
Read the article via this link

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 15:03

The Education and Health journal was first published in 1983 and is now an open access online journal.
 
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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 16:37

Millions of questionnaires from SHEU have been completed by young people since the Unit was founded in 1977. We have the answers to thousands of questions.
 
In 2011 we showed that about 1 in 5 pupils in Year 10 (14-15 yr. olds) had tried at least one drug with up to 11% of Year 10 pupils reporting they tried cannabis. However, figures from 1986 show a declining trend - from around 2003 - of those who report taking cannabis
 

Friday, March 8, 2013 - 11:28

Millions of questionnaires from SHEU have been completed by pupils since the Unit was founded in 1977.
We have the answers to thousands of questions.
 
SHEUBytes are nuggets of information supplemented with Internet links
Do 41%, 51% or 61% of 12-15 yr olds report visiting their GP in the past 3 months? The answer is in this link

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 10:25

Has untargeted sexual health promotion for young people reached its limit?- a recent paper in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health - is just one of many links from the SHEU archive of SRE/RSE research.
 
To read the above and more ... follow this link
 

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 12:46

SHEU food data: fruit, vegetables, 5-a-day, young people, children and school surveys 
 
Since 1977, SHEU has been talking to young people, about their health and wellbeing.
Results from the HRBQ are used by health and education authorities to inform their planning.
Over one million young people have responded to the HRBQ.
 
Please follow the link for what young people say about food, vegetables and 5-a-day
 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 15:35

What plausibly affects plausibility? - a paper by Louise Connell and Mark T. Keane (Memory & Cognition 2004, 32 (2), 185-197) - is not included in the latest health and wellbeing research news about 16+ year olds from SHEU.
 
To find links about Food, Drugs, RSE, Exercise, Education, Lifestyle and Health - please click here

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