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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 - May 2018

The public listing of HBSC journal articles has received a major update, taking the total number of peer reviewed publications to over 710. Recent additions include:

  • Aceves-Martins, M., Whitehead, R., Inchley, J., Giralt, M., Currie, C., & Solà, R. (2018). Self-reported weight and predictors of missing responses in youth. Nutrition, 53, 54-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.nut.2018.01.003

  • Brooks, F., Michaelson, V., King, N., Inchley, J., & Pickett, W. Spirituality as a protective health asset for young people: an international comparative analysis from three countries. International Journal of Public Health, 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-017-1070-6

  • Chzhen, Y., Moor, I., Pickett, W., Toczydlowska, E., & Stevens, G. W. (2018). International trends in ‘bottom-end’ inequality in adolescent physical activity and nutrition: HBSC study 2002–2014. European journal of public health. DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx237

  • Du, C., DeGuisto, K., Albright, J., & Alrehaili, S. (2018). Peer Support as a Mediator between Bullying Victimization and Depression. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 10(1), 59. DOI: 10.5539/ijps.v10n1p59

  • Elgar, F. J., Canale, N., Wohl, M. J., Lenzi, M., & Vieno, A. (2018). Relative deprivation and disordered gambling in youths. J Epidemiol Community Health, jech-2017. DOI: 10.1136/jech-2017-209858

  • Költo, A., Young, H., Burke, L., Moreau, N., Cosma, A., Magnusson, J., ... & Gabhainn, S. N. (2018). Love and Dating Patterns for Same-and Both-Gender Attracted Adolescents Across Europe. Journal of Research on Adolescence. DOI: 10.1111/jora.12394

  • Lian, Q., Su, Q., Li R, Elgar, FJ., Liu. Z., Zheng, D. (2018). The association between chronic bullying victimization with weight status and body self-image: a cross-national study in 39 countries. PeerJ 6:e4330. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4330

  • Lochte, L., Petersen, P. E., Nielsen, K. G., Andersen, A., & Platts-Mills, T. A. (2018). Associations of physical activity with childhood asthma, a population study based on the WHO-health behaviour in school-aged children survey. Asthma Research and Practice, 4(1), 6. DOI: 10.1186/s40733-018-0042-9

  • Moore, G. F., Cox, R., Evans, R. E., Hallingberg, B., Hawkins, J., Littlecott, H. J., ... & Murphy, S. (2018). School, Peer and Family Relationships and Adolescent Substance Use, Subjective Wellbeing and Mental Health Symptoms in Wales: a Cross Sectional Study. Child Indicators Research, 1-15. DOI: 10.1007/s12187-017-9524-1

  • Moreno-Maldonado, C., Ramos, P., Moreno, C., & Rivera, F. (2018). How family socioeconomic status, peer behaviors, and school-based intervention on healthy habits influence adolescent eating behaviors. School Psychology International, 39(1), 92-118. DOI: 10.1177/0143034317749888

  • Ngantcha, M., Janssen, E., Godeau, E., Ehlinger, V., Le-Nezet, O., Beck, F., & Spilka, S. (2018). Revisiting Factors Associated With Screen Time Media Use: A Structural Study Among School-Aged Adolescents. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 20(XX), 1-9. DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2017-0272

  • Paniagua, C., Moreno, C., Rivera, F., & Jiménez-Iglesias, A. (2018). Adolescents’ Perceptions of Family Relationships in Adoptees and Non-Adoptees: More Similarities than Differences. The British Journal of Social Work. DOI: 10.1093/bjsw/bcy028

  • Piccininni, C., Michaelson, V., Janssen, I., & Pickett, W. (2018). Outdoor play and nature connectedness as potential correlates of internalized mental health symptoms among Canadian adolescents. Preventive medicine. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.04.020

  • Ramdahl, M. E., Jensen, S. S., Borgund, E., Samdal, O., & Torsheim, T. (2018). Family wealth and parent–child relationships. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-017-1003-2

  • Rasmussen, M., Pedersen, T. P., Johnsen, N. F., Krølner, R. F., & Holstein, B. E. (2018). Persistent social inequality in low intake of vegetables among adolescents, 2002–2014. Public health nutrition, 1-5. DOI: 10.1017/S136898001800040X

  • Reis, M., Ramiro, L., Camacho, I., Tomé, G., & de Matos, M. G. (2018). Trends in Portuguese Adolescents’ Sexual Behavior from 2002 to 2014: HBSC Portuguese Study. Portuguese Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1159/000486014

  • Šmigelskas, K., Vaiciunas, T., Lukoševiciute, J., Malinowska-Cieslik, M., Melkumova, M., Movsesyan, E., & Zaborskis, A. (2018). Sufficient social support as a possible preventive factor against fighting and bullying in school children. International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(5), e15050870. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15050870

  • Su, Q., Chen, Z., Li, R., Elgar, F. J., Liu, Z., & Lian, Q. (2018). Association Between Early Menarche and School Bullying. Journal of Adolescent Health. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.02.008

  • Tomé, G., de Matos, M., Camacho, I., Simões, C., Reis, M. and Gomes, P. (2018) Alienation and Health in Adolescents: An Original Evaluation Tool. Open Access Library Journal, 5, 1-13. DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1104183

  • Vieno, A., Altoè, G., Kuntsche, E., & Elgar, F. J. (2018). Do public expenditures on health and families relate to alcohol abstaining in adolescents? Multilevel study of adolescents in 24 countries. Drug and alcohol review. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12696

  • Walsh, S. D., Kolobov, T., Raiz, Y., Boniel-Nissim, M., Tesler, R., & Harel-Fisch, Y. (2018). The role of identity and psychosomatic symptoms as mediating the relationship between discrimination and risk behaviors among first and second generation immigrant adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 64, 34-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2018.01.004

  • Young, H., Burke, L., & Gabhainn, S. N. (2018). Sexual intercourse, age of initiation and contraception among adolescents in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 362. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-018-5217-z

  • Zaborskis, A., Grincaite, M., Lenzi, M., Tesler, R., Moreno-Maldonado, C., & Mazur, J. (2018). Social Inequality in Adolescent Life Satisfaction: Comparison of Measure Approaches and Correlation with Macro-level Indices in 41 Countries. Social Indicators Research, 1-25. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-018-1860-0

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

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