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The Short Attachment to Pets Scale (SAPS) for children and young people : development, psychometric qualities and demographic and health associations
(2016-03-01) - Journal article
This study describes the development of the SAPS and investigates its reliability and validity within the context of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Survey (HBSC) which gathered data on representative samples ...
Does neighbourhood social capital aid in levelling the social gradient in the health and well-being of children and adolescents? : A literature review
(2013-01-23) - Journal item
Background: Although most countries in the European Union are richer and healthier than ever, health inequalities remain an important public health challenge. Health-related problems and premature death have disproportionately ...
Sociodemographics of pet ownership among adolescents in Great Britain : findings from the HBSC Study in England, Scotland, and Wales
(2016-12-30) - Journal article
The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of pet ownership among adolescents in Great Britain and identify any sociodemographic differences between pet owners and non-pet owners. A total of 14,328 11-to 15-year-old ...
The role of community social capital in the relationship between socioeconomic status and adolescent life satisfaction : mediating or moderating? Evidence from Czech data
(2016-12-12) - Journal article
Background. The concept of social capital has been extensively used to explain the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and adolescent health and well-being. Much less is known about the specific mechanism through ...
Quality of life and adolescents’ communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend) : the mediating effect of attachment to pets
(2017) - Journal article
The relationship between adolescents? communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend) and quality of life (KIDSCREEN) was investigated in 2262 Scottish adolescent pet owners. The variable ...
Educational expectations and adolescent health behaviour : an evolutionary approach
(2015-07) - Journal article
Objectives. Previous research finds adolescents expecting to attend university are more likely to demonstrate health-promoting behaviour than those not expecting university attendance. This suggests public health improvements ...