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Hutton, Alison; Whitehead, Dean; Ullah, Shahid – Health Education Journal, 2017
Purpose: Alcohol-related accidents and injuries occur disproportionately within young people--especially when gathering at social events. This study represents a partnership between a faith-based group of volunteers specifically trained to counsel and support young people to reduce their risk of alcohol-related harm, Adelaide City Council, and the…
Descriptors: Drinking, Health Behavior, Religion, Religious Factors
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Dresler-Hawke, Emma; Whitehead, Dean; Parker, Leigh – Health Education Journal, 2012
Background: Internationally, it is well established that the behaviour, performance, and achievement of schoolchildren is directly linked to the nutritional status of overall diet -- including the contents of their school lunch-boxes. In a previous survey study by the lead authors, primary school children's food consumption behaviour was…
Descriptors: Food, Foreign Countries, Eating Habits, Nutrition
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Dresler-Hawke, Emma; Whitehead, Dean; Coad, Jane – Health Education Journal, 2009
Eating patterns among school-aged children continue to be highly reliant on frequent consumption of food items that are perceived to have low or poor nutritional value. This has become a serious public health concern. In this New Zealand-based study, primary school children's food consumption behaviour was investigated via two sources: a…
Descriptors: Public Health, Eating Habits, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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Whitehead, Dean; Keast, John; Montgomery, Val; Hayman, Sue – Health Education Journal, 2004
Objective: To investigate an existing Trust-based osteoporosis service's preventative activity, determine any issues and problems and use this data to reorganise the service, as part of a National Health Service Executive/Regional Office-commissioned and funded study. Setting: A UK Hospital Trust's Osteoporosis Service. Design & Method: A…
Descriptors: Health Services, Trust (Psychology), Action Research, Interdisciplinary Approach