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Since 1982 HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 50 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With children and young people accounting for 42% of our world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people. [more]



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Journal update - December 2020

The public list of HBSC journal articles has received an update.

Paper using international data include:

  • García-Moya, I., Brooks, F., & Moreno, C. (2020). A New Measure for the Assessment of Student–Teacher Connectedness in Adolescence. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. DOI: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000621

  • Kleszczewska, D., Mazur, J., Bucksch, J., Dzielska, A., Brindley, C., & Michalska, A. (2020). Active Transport to School May Reduce Psychosomatic Symptoms in School-Aged Children: Data from Nine Countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(23), 8709. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17238709

  • Weinberg, D., Stevens, G. W., Currie, C., Delaruelle, K., Dierckens, M., Lenzi, M., ... & Finkenauer, C. (2020). Country-level meritocratic beliefs moderate the social gradient in adolescent mental health: a multilevel study in 30 European countries. Journal of Adolescent Health. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.06.031

Papers using national data include:

  • Benetou, V., Kanellopoulou, A., Kanavou, E., Fotiou, A., Stavrou, M., Richardson, C., ... & Kokkevi, A. (2020). Diet-Related Behaviors and Diet Quality among School-Aged Adolescents Living in Greece. Nutrients, 12(12), 3804. DOI: 10.3390/nu12123804

  • Hammami, N., Leatherdale, S. T., & Elgar, F. J. (2020). Does social support moderate the association between hunger and mental health in youth? A gender-specific investigation from the Canadian Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study. Nutrition journal, 19(1), 1-11. DOI: 10.1186/s12937-020-00648-3

  • Holubcikova, J., Kolarcik, P., Geckova, A. M., Reijneveld, S. A., & van Dijk, J. P. (2017). Regular energy drink consumption is associated with the risk of health and behavioural problems in adolescents. European journal of pediatrics, 176(5), 599-605. DOI: 10.1007/s00431-017-2881-4

  • Hong, J. S., Yan, Y., Gonzalez-Prendes, A. A., Espelage, D. L., & Allen-Meares, P. Correlates of school bullying victimization among Black/White biracial adolescents: Are they similar to their monoracial Black and White peers?. Psychology in the Schools. DOI: 10.1002/pits.22466

  • Låftman, S. B., Bjereld, Y., Modin, B., & Löfstedt, P. (2020). Sexual jokes at school and psychological complaints: Student-and class-level associations. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 1403494820974567. DOI: 10.1177/1403494820974567

  • Nardone, P., Pierannunzio, D., Ciardullo, S., Lazzeri, G., Cappello, N., & Spinelli, A. (2020). Dietary habits among Italian adolescents and their relation to socio-demographic characteristics: the Italian Health Behaviour in School-aged Children 2018 results. Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 56(4), 504-513. DOI: 10.4415/ANN_20_04_15

  • Paniagua, C., García-Moya, I., & Moreno, C. (2020). Adopted Adolescents at School: Social Support and Adjustment. Youth & Society, 0044118X20977033. DOI: 10.1177/0044118X20977033

For more information and the latest record of published articles, view the public listing in full.

 


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For almost 30 years HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 43 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people.
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