WHO Collaborating Centre for International Child & Adolescent Health Policy Research
In October 2013 the World Health Organisation (WHO) designated the University of St Andrews School of Medicine as its Collaborating Centre for International Child and Adolescent Health Policy.
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Decision support in addiction: the development of an e-health tool to assess and prevent risk of fatal overdose. The ORION project (2016-09-01) - Journal articleBackground and Objective. The application of e-health technology to the field of substance use disorders is at a relatively early stage, and methodological quality is still variable. Few have explored the extent of utilization ...
‘Talkin’ ‘bout my generation’: using a mixed-methods approach to explore changes in adolescent well-being across several European countries (2017-05-18) - Journal articleThe promotion of positive mental health is a becoming priority worldwide. Despite all the efforts invested in preventive and curative work, it is estimated that one in four persons will experience a mental health condition ...
The relationship between cancer patient's fear of recurrence and chemotherapy : a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017-07) - Journal itemObjective: The study aim was to provide an overview of the current evidence available on the link between chemotherapy (CTX) and fear of cancer recurrence (FoR). Methods: PubMED, Medline, Embase, PsycINFO and Web of ...
From normal response to clinical problem : definition and clinical features of fear of cancer recurrence (2016-08) - Journal itemResearch to date on fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) shows that moderate to high FCR affects 22-87 % of cancer survivors and is associated with higher psychological morbidity (Simard et al J Cancer Surviv 7:300-322, 2013). ...