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Functional Family Therapy (FFT) for Young People in Treatment for Non-opioid Drug Use: A Systematic Review

Filges T. et al Drug use, Therapy, Behavioural problems Youth drug use is a severe problem worldwide. Usage of cannabis, amphetamine ecstasy and cocaine, referred to here as non-opioid drugs, are strongly associated with a range of health and social probl ...

Forensic Nurse Examiners versus Doctors for the Forensic Examination of Rape and Sexual Assault Complainants: A Systematic Review

Toon C. and Gurusamy K. Sexual assault, Rape, Psychological affects Within the UK, the complainants of rape and sexual assault are typically referred to regional sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) where their medical and psychological needs are addre ...

Food Supplementation for Improving the Physical and Psychosocial Health of Socio-economically Disadvantaged Children Aged Three Months to Five Years: A Systematic Review

Kristjansson E. et al Nutrition, Malnutrition, Child health Undernutrition contributes to five million deaths of children under five each year. Furthermore, throughout the life cycle, undernutrition contributes to increased risk of infection, poor cogniti ...

Farmer Field Schools for Improving Farming Practices and Farmer Outcomes in Low- and Middle-income Countries: A Systematic Review

Daddington H. et al Agriculture, Poverty, Food Security, Rural Development Agriculture has wide-ranging global impacts which extend to economic growth, poverty reduction, food security, livelihoods, rural development and the environment (Green et al., 200 ...

International Social Survey Programme (ISSP)

ARK Northern Ireland Social science, Culture The ISSP is a continuing annual programme of cross-national collaboration on surveys covering topics important for social science research. It brings together pre-existing social science projects and coordinate ...

Depression and other common mental disorders

World Health Organization (WHO) Depression, Mental disorders, Health conditions, Disease, Health policy, Planning This booklet provides latest available estimates of the prevalence of depression and other common mental disorders at the global and regional ...

National Male Health Policy: Building on the strengths of Australian males

Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government Men's health, Health outcomes, Health policy, Poor health, Gender The Policy provides a framework for improving the health of all males and achieving equal health outcomes for population groups o ...

Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

Magnusson, R. University of Sydney Public Health Law, Legislation, Right to Health, Human Rights This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditi ...

The Brisbane Home Safety Survey and its Role in the Queensland Pool Safety Campaign: Domestic Swimming Pool Fencing Characteristics, Compliance and Attitudes

10.14655/11971-1058473 Balanda KP, Spinks D, Ring I, Pitt WR, et al Home Safety, Swimming Pool, Fencing Article   in   Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals 1(2):37-42  · Januar ...

The Development of a School-based Teaching Resource Package for Adolescent Skin Cancer Prevention

10.14655/11971-1058472 Balanda KP, Gillespie AM, Lowe JB, et al Skin Protection, Skin Lesion, Skin Cancer, Sun Screen, Education Article   in   Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professio ...

The needs of cancer patients and their families from rural and remote areas of Queensland

10.14655/11971-1058464 Alexandra M Clavarino, John B Lowe, Sue-Ann Carmont, Kevin Balanda Cancer Treatment, Patient, Rural Area, Remote Area This study examines the impact of travelling for treatment on cancer patients and their families. Twenty-eight con ...

The Relationship between Australian Students' Perceptions of Parental Behavior, School Politics, and Sun Protection Behaviors

10.14655/11971-1058461 Kevin Peter Balanda, Fischer KJ, Lowe JB, Stanton WR Student, Sun Screen, Sun Protection Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Chronic Conditions Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Toddler drownings in domestic swimming pools in Queensland since uniform fencing requirements

10.14655/11971-1058458 W R Pitt, K P Balanda Drowning, Swimming, Safety, Child health Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Article   in   The Medical journal of Australia 169(10):557-8  · December 1998 Research and Ev ...

Use of the Delphi Process for Initial Investigation of Community Education on Bowel Cancer: A Case Study

10.14655/11971-1058457 Balanda KP, Gillespie AM, Lowe JB Bowel cancer, Cancer detection, Early detection Use of the Delphi Process for Initial Investigation of Community Education on Bowel Cancer: A Case Study Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Chronic ...

What use do people make of physicians in checking their skin for cancer?

10.14655/11971-1058456 C B Del Mar, W R Stanton, A M Gillespie, K P Balanda Skin, Check, Skin Protection, Sun Screen We administered a questionnaire to 995 people selected randomly from the electoral roll in one coastal region of subtropical Australia. Th ...

Sun-safe behaviour among secondary school students in Australia

10.14655/11971-1057979 J B Lowe, R Borland, W R Stanton, K P Balanda, et al Sun Screen, Sun Protection, School-aged Children This paper reports data on the first national survey of sun-protection measures of Australian secondary school students. A cross-s ...

Sun-related attitudes and beliefs among Queensland school children: The role of gender and age

10.14655/11971-1057978 John B. Lowe, Kevin P. Balanda, Amaya M. Gillespie, Alison F. Gentle, et al Skin protection, Child health, School-aged Children, Attitudes, Beliefs A cross-sectional study of the sun-related attitudes and beliefs of 3,655 children i ...

Strategies to improve the frequency and coverage of skin self examination conducted in small communities

10.14655/11971-1057977 Kevin P. Balanda, John B. Lowe, Warren R. Stanton, Amaya M. Gillespie, et al Skin health, Skin protection, Self check A three group randomised control trial assessed the impact of a self-help booklet and a community skin check compe ...

Smoking Relapse Prevention Methods for Pregnant Women: A Formative Evaluation

10.14655/11971-1057974 John B. Lowe, Richard Windsor, Kevin P. Balanda, Lesa Woodby Smoking, Smoking Cessation While there was no statistical difference between the intervention and control groups, the overall relapse rate of 22% (78% nonsmoking), was low ...

Smoking Behaviour Among Indigenous Secondary School Students in North Queensland

10.14655/11971-1057972 John B Lowe, Lynette Saeck, Mark Brough, Cindy Shannon, et al Smoking, School Children, Culture, Behaviour This study investigated smoking behaviour among Indigenous youth. A sample of schools (n = 12) in north Queensland with large ...

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