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For over 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 48 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. [more]



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HBSC journal article update - July 2018

The public listing of HBSC journal articles has received a major update, taking the total number of peer reviewed publications to 757. Recent additions include:

  • Abbet, J. P., Rehm, J., & Spinatsch, M. (1994). Missing values in responses to questions on drug use: The case of classroom questionnaire-surveys in Swiss public schools. Addiction Research, 1(4), 367-376. DOI: 10.3109/16066359409005203

  • Caleyachetty, R., Thomas, G. N., Kengne, A. P., Echouffo-Tcheugui, J. B., Schilsky, S., Khodabocus, J., & Uauy, R. (2018). The double burden of malnutrition among adolescents: analysis of data from the Global School-Based Student Health and Health Behavior in School-Aged Children surveys in 57 low-and middle-income countries. The American journal of clinical nutrition. DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/nqy105

  • Cho, S., & Lee, J. M. (2018). Explaining physical, verbal, and social bullying among bullies, victims of bullying, and bully-victims: Assessing the integrated approach between social control and lifestyles-routine activities theories. Children and Youth Services Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.06.018

  • Dujeu, M., Lebacq, T., Moreau, N., Pedroni, C., Castetbon, K., & Godin, I. (2018). Living arrangements after family split-up, well-being and health of adolescents in French-speaking Belgium. Revue d'Épidémiologie et de Santé Publique, 66, S372. DOI: 10.1016/j.respe.2018.05.367

  • Frasquilho, D., de Matos, M. G., Gaspar, T., & de Almeida, J. C. (2016). Young people's well-being and the economic crisis: How does parental unemployment and family wealth affect the downturn experience?. Children and Youth Services Review, 69, 219-222. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.08.018

  • Freeman, J. G., Samdal, O., Baban, A., & Bancila, D. (2012). The relationship between school perceptions and psychosomatic complaints: cross-country differences across Canada, Norway, and Romania. School Mental Health, 4(2), 95-104. DOI: 10.1007/s12310-011-9070-9

  • Gariépy, G., & Elgar, F. J. (2016). Trends in Psychological Symptoms among Canadian Adolescents from 2002 to 2014: Gender and Socioeconomic Differences. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 61(12), 797-802. DOI: 10.1177/0706743716670130

  • Garmy, P., Vilhjálmsson, R., & Kristjánsdóttir, G. (2018). Bullying in school-aged children in Iceland: A cross-sectional study. Journal of pediatric nursing, 38, e30-e34. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedn.2017.05.009

  • Héroux, M., Iannotti, R. J., Currie, D., Pickett, W., & Janssen, I. (2012). The food retail environment in school neighborhoods and its relation to lunchtime eating behaviors in youth from three countries. Health & place, 18(6), 1240-1247. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.09.004

  • Hobza, V., Hamrik, Z., Bucksch, J., & De Clercq, B. (2017). The Family Affluence Scale as an indicator for socioeconomic status: validation on regional income differences in the Czech Republic. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(12), 1540. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph14121540

  • Jovic-Vranes, A. S., Vranes, B., Marinkovic, J., & Cucic, V. (2005). Adolescent substance abuse, the importance of family, school and peers: data from the health behaviour in school children. Sozial-und Präventivmedizin/Social and Preventive Medicine, 50(2), 119-124. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-004-4014-x

  • Malinakova, K., Geckova, A. M., van Dijk, J. P., Kalman, M., Tavel, P., & Reijneveld, S. A. (2018). Adolescent religious attendance and spirituality—Are they associated with leisure-time choices?. PloS one, 13(6), e0198314. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198314

  • Marsa-Sambola, F., Williams, J., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, A., Connor, M., Roberts, C., ... & Currie, C. (2016). Sociodemographics of pet ownership among adolescents in Great Britain: Findings from the HBSC Study in England, Scotland, and Wales. Anthrozoös, 29(4), 559-580. DOI: 10.1080/08927936.2016.1228756

  • Méroc, E., Moreau, N., Dujeu, M., Pedron, C., Godin, I., & Castetbon, K. (2018). Sleeping patterns and association with health and school-related outcomes and behaviors among adolescents. Revue d'Épidémiologie et de Santé Publique, 66, S234-S235. DOI: 10.1016/j.respe.2018.05.010

  • Michaelson, V., Pickett, W., King, N., & Davison, C. (2016). Testing the theory of holism: A study of family systems and adolescent health. Preventive medicine reports, 4, 313-319. DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.07.002

  • Moon, S. S., Kim, H., Seay, K., Small, E., & Kim, Y. K. (2016). Ecological factors of being bullied among adolescents: A classification and regression tree approach. Child indicators research, 9(3), 743-756. DOI: 10.1007/s12187-015-9343-1

  • Muldoon, J. C., Williams, J. M., Lawrence, A. B., & Currie, C. (2017). The nature and psychological impact of child/adolescent attachment to dogs compared with other companion animals. Society and Animals. External link

  • Nutbeam, D., & Aaro, L. E. (1991). Smoking and pupil attitudes towards school: The implications for health education with young people: Results from the WHO Study of Health Behaviour among Schoolchildren. Health education research, 6(4), 415-421. DOI: 10.1093/her/6.4.415

  • Pedroni, C., Dujeu, M., Lebacq, T., Moreau, N., Méroc, E., Godin, I., & Castetbon, K. (2018). Sociodemographic correlates of alcohol consumption among young adolescents from two different sociocultural contexts in Belgium. Revue d'Épidémiologie et de Santé Publique, 66, S404. DOI: 10.1016/j.respe.2018.05.458

  • Potsonen, R., & Kontula, O. (1999). Adolescents knowledge and attitudes concerning HIV infection and HIV-infected persons: how a survey and focus group discussions are suited for researching adolescents HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice, 14(4), 473-484. DOI: 10.1093/her/14.4.473

  • Reid, M. A., MacCormack, J., Cousins, S., & Freeman, J. G. (2015). Physical activity, school climate, and the emotional health of adolescents: findings from 2010 Canadian health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study. School Mental Health, 7(3), 224-234. DOI: 10.1007/s12310-015-9150-3

  • Renshaw, T. L., & Bolognino, S. J. (2017). Psychometrics of the Psychological Wellbeing and Distress Screener: A Brief Measure of Youth’s Bidimensional Mental Health. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 42(3), 160-167. DOI: 10.1177/1534508416678970

  • Riehm, K. E., Latimer, E., Quesnel-Vallée, A., Stevens, G. W., Gariépy, G., & Elgar, F. J. (2018). Does the density of the health workforce predict adolescent health? A cross-sectional, multilevel study of 38 countries. Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdy096

  • Roberts, C., Blakey, V., & Tudor-Smith, C. (1999). The impact of ‘alcopops’ on regular drinking by young people in Wales. Drugs: education, prevention and policy, 6(1), 7-15. DOI: 10.1080/09687639997250

  • Roberts, C., Moore, L., Blakey, V., Playle, R., & Tudor-smith, C. (1995). Drug use among 15–16 year olds in Wales, 1990–94. Drugs: education, prevention and policy, 2(3), 305-316. DOI: 10.3109/09687639509035753

  • Sam, D. L. (1994). The psychological adjustment of young immigrants in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 35(3), 240-253. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.1994.tb00948.x 

  • Samdal, O., Wold, B., & Bronis, M. (1999). Relationship between students' perceptions of school environment, their satisfaction with school and perceived academic achievement: An international study. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 10(3), 296-320. DOI: 10.1076/sesi.10.3.296.3502

  • Santos, T., Brito, C., Branquinho, C., Frasquilho, D., Pacoricona, D., Godeau, E. & Matos, M.G. (2017). Being An Adolescent With Chronic Diseases: Is Quality Of Life Possible? Highlights From The HBSC Study. Updates in Public Health and Preventive Medicine - OPR Science, 1(2), 1-10. External link

  • Scheidt, P. C., Overpeck, M., Ross, J., Harel, Y., Marshall, L., & Rouse, B. (1999). Prevalence and Correlations of Fighting Behavior in a Nationally Representative Sample of Young Adolescents. Pediatric Research, 45(4, Part 2 of 2), 6A. DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199904020-00043

  • Vokacova, J., Badura, P., Pavelka, J., Kalman, M., & Hanus, R. (2016). Brief report: Changes in parent–adolescent joint activities between 2002 and 2014 in the Czech Republic, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study. Journal of adolescence, 51, 1-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2016.05.006

  • Wold, B., & Kannas, L. (1993). Sport motivation among young adolescents in Finland, Norway and Sweden. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, 3(4), 283-291. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.1993.tb00396.x 

  • Zaborskis, A., & Grincaite, M. (2018). Gender and age differences in social inequality on adolescent life satisfaction: a comparative analysis of health behaviour data from 41 countries. International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(7), 1297. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15071297

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