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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 49 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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Journal article update - March 2019

The public listing of HBSC journal articles has received a major update. Recent additions include:

  • Bakalár, P., Kopcáková, J., & Gecková, A. M. (2018). Association between potential parental and peers’ correlates and physical activity recommendations compliance among 13–16 years old adolescents. Acta Gymnica. DOI: 10.5507/ag.2018.027

  • Boyes, R., O’Sullivan, D. E., Linden, B., McIsaac, M., & Pickett, W. (2017). Gender-specific associations between involvement in team sport culture and Canadian adolescents’ substance-use behavior. SSM-population health, 3, 663-673. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2017.08.006

  • Bracic, M., Roškar, S., Kocjan, G. Z., & Klanšcek, H. J. (2019). The Prevalence and Predictors of Suicidal Ideation Among Slovene Adolescents. Community Mental Health Journal, 1-8. DOI: 10.1007/s10597-019-00398-5

  • de Looze, M., Elgar, F. J., Currie, C., Kolip, P., & Stevens, G. W. (2019). Gender Inequality and Sex Differences in Physical Fighting, Physical Activity, and Injury Among Adolescents Across 36 Countries. Journal of Adolescent Health. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.11.007

  • de Looze, M., van Dorsselaer, S., Stevens, G. W. J. M., Boniel-Nissim, M., Vieno, A., & Van den Eijnden, R. J. J. M. (2019). The decline in adolescent substance use across Europe and North America in the early twenty-first century: A result of the digital revolution?. International journal of public health, 1-12. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-018-1182-7

  • Hallingberg, B., Maynard, O., Bauld, L., Brown, R., Gray, L., Lowthian, E., ... & Moore, G. (2019). Have e-cigarettes renormalised or displaced youth smoking? Results of a segmented regression analysis of repeated cross sectional survey data in England, Scotland and Wales. Tobacco Control. DOI: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054584

  • Havaei, F., Doull, M., & Saewyc, E. (2019). A trend analysis of sexual health behaviours of a national sample of Canadian adolescents using HBSC data from 2002–2014. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, (aop), 1-9. DOI: 10.3138/cjhs.2018-0035

  • Martin, G., Inchley, J., & Currie, C. (2019). Do Drinking Motives Mediate the Relationship between Neighborhood Characteristics and Alcohol Use among Adolescents?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(5), 853. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16050853

  • 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

  • Michaelson, V., Pickett, W., Vandemeer, E., Taylor, B., & Davison, C. (2016). A mixed methods study of Canadian adolescents’ perceptions of health. International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being, 11(1), 32891. DOI: 10.3402/qhw.v11.32891

  • Michaelson, V., Trothen, T. J., Davison, C., & Pickett, W. (2016). Bodies and Behaviours: A Study of Body Image in Adolescent Girls and the Canadian Church. Practical Theology, 9(4), 314-330. DOI: 10.1080/1756073X.2016.1223395

  • Morgan, K., Melendez-Torres, G. J., Bond, A., Hawkins, J., Hewitt, G., Murphy, S., & Moore, G. (2019). Socio-Economic Inequalities in Adolescent Summer Holiday Experiences, and Mental Wellbeing on Return to School: Analysis of the School Health Research Network/Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Survey in Wales. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(7), 1107. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16071107

  • Ng, K., Pickett, W., Michaelson, V., & Freeman, J. (2018). Activity Involvement and Spiritual Health in Children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities. Journal of Disability & Religion, 1-19. DOI: 10.1080/23312521.2018.1467294

  • Paniagua, C., Moreno, C., Román, M., Palacios, J., Grotevant, H. D., & Rivera, F. (2019). Under the Same Label: Adopted Adolescents’ Heterogeneity in Well-Being and Perception of Social Contexts. Youth & Society, 0044118X19828081. DOI: 10.1177/0044118X19828081

  • Pförtner, T. K., Hublet, A., Schnohr, C. W., Rathmann, K., Moor, I., de Looze, M., ... & Richter, M. (2016). Socioeconomic inequalities in the impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smoking. A multilevel study in 29 European countries. Addictive behaviors, 53, 58-66. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.09.016

  • Pickett, W., Berg, R. L., & Marlenga, B. (2017). Health and Well-Being Among Young People From Canadian Farms: Associations With a Culture of Risk-Taking. The Journal of Rural Health, 34(3), 275-282. DOI: 10.1111/jrh.12281

  • Pulido, R., Banks, C., Ragan, K., Pang, D., Blake, J. J., & McKyer, E. L. (2019). The Impact of School Bullying on Physical Activity in Overweight Youth: Exploring Race and Ethnic Differences. Journal of School Health, 89(4), 319-327. DOI: 10.1111/josh.12740

  • Tesler, R., Kolobov, T., Ng, K. W., Shapiro, E., Walsh, S. D., Shuval, K., & Harel-Fisch, Y. (2019). Ethnic Disparities in Physical Activity among Adolescents in Israel. American journal of health behavior, 43(2), 337-348. DOI: 10.5993/AJHB.43.2.10

  • Vafaei, A., Pickett, W., & Alvarado, B. E. (2015). Relationships between community social capital and injury in Canadian adolescents: a multilevel analysis. Injury prevention, 21(6), 389-396. DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041552

  • Vandendriessche, A., Ghekiere, A., Cauwenberg, J. V., De Clercq, B., Dhondt. K., DeSmet, A., Tynjälä, J., Verloigne, M., Deforche, B. (2019). Does Sleep Mediate the Association between School Pressure, Physical Activity, Screen Time, and Psychological Symptoms in Early Adolescents? A 12-Country Study. Int. J. Environ. Res Public Health, 16(6). DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16061072

  • Wolgast, A., & Donat, M. (2019). Cultural mindset and bullying experiences: An eight-year trend study of adolescents' risk behaviors, internalizing problems, talking to friends, and social support. Children and Youth Services Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.02.014

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