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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(2017-04-11) - Journal articleBackground Early sexual initiation and inadequate contraceptive use can place adolescents at increased risk of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. These behaviours are patterned by gender and may be ...
Preliminary research informing policy on remote alcohol monitoring in criminal justice : the Scottish experience (2016-11) - Journal articleObjectives. To explore the views of Scottish offenders on the impact of alcohol on their experience of offending and their lives in general. Further, to explore their views on the concept of Remote Alcohol Monitoring (RAM) ...
“Boys should have the courage to ask a girl out” : gender norms in early adolescent romantic relationships (2017-10) - Journal articlePurpose: The purpose of the study is to explore how gender norms emerge in romantic relationships among early adolescents (EAs) living in five poor urban areas. Methods: Data were collected as part of the Global Early ...
Psychometric properties of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Abuse Short Form (ACE-ASF) among Romanian high school students (2017-10) - Journal articleChild abuse is a major public health problem. In order to establish the prevalence of abuse exposure among children, measures need to be age-appropriate, sensitive, reliable and valid. This study aimed to investigate the ...
(2017-08-11) - Conference poster