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On SAGE Insight: Community-wide physical activity intervention significantly increases mental wellbeing

Poor mental health is a major cause of disease burden and is consistently associated with deprivation, low income, unemployment, poor education, poorer physical health and increased health-risk behaviour. Furthermore, early mental health problems in adolescence can have a lasting effect … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Challenges to the effective policing of gun crime in Europe

Article title: The detection and policing of gun crime: Challenges to the effective policing of gun crime in Europe From European Journal of Criminology Despite a shared understanding across the European Union (EU) that access to firearms by the general … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Contemporary Issues in School-Based Practice for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder

From Canadian Journal of School Psychology This special double issue is focused on research-based efforts to understand, recognize, and support students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with specific considerations for school settings. It reflects a wide variety of assessment and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Evaluation of interventions to improve participation in cancer screening services

Article title: Rapid review of evaluation of interventions to improve participation in cancer screening services From Journal of Medical Screening Screening participation is spread differently across populations, according to factors such as ethnicity or socioeconomic status. This paper reviews the … Continue reading

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Relationship quality and levels of the ‘love hormone’ Oxytocin

Relationship quality and oxytocin Influence of stable and modifiable aspects of relationships From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships The main aim of this paper was to examine the competing hypotheses regarding the association between relationship quality and circulating oxytocin … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying in schools

Special issue and accompanying podcast From School Psychology International This special issue considers the proliferation of cyberbullying in schools. It clarifies how this form of bullying is defined, explores how such behavior manifests and to what extent the trend affects … Continue reading

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Distance education for parents of children with autism found effective

The use of a self-directed learning program to provide introductory training in pivotal response treatment to parents of children with autism From: Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions Family members play a central role in the education and treatment of children with … Continue reading

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