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McWhirter, Jenny; McCann, Donna; Coleman, Helen; Calvert, Marguerite; Warner, John – Health Education Research, 2008
This report describes the evaluation of a whole-school intervention to improve morbidity and psychosocial well-being in pupils with asthma. In all, 193 children with asthma (7-9 years) from 23 primary/junior schools in the south of England participated. Schools (n = 12) randomly assigned to the intervention group (IV) received a staff asthma…
Descriptors: Intervention, Elementary School Students, Quality of Life, Diseases
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Goold, P. C.; Bustard, S.; Ferguson, E.; Carlin, E. M.; Neal, K.; Bowman, C. A. – Health Education Research, 2006
In the UK there are high rates of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies amongst young people. There is limited and contradictory evidence that current sexual health education interventions are effective or that they improve access to appropriate sexual health services. This paper describes the outcome of focus group work with…
Descriptors: Intervention, Health Services, Health Education, Sex Education
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Warwick, Ian; Aggleton, Peter; Chase, Elaine; Schagen, Sandie; Blenkinsop, Sarah; Schagen, Ian; Scott, Emma; Eggers, Michelle – Health Education Research, 2005
Schools are important settings in which to promote children's and young people's physical and emotional health. An evaluation of the National Healthy School Standard in England showed that education and health professionals have implemented a range of projects and activities to improve pupils' health. Although these were generally well received by…
Descriptors: Health Personnel, Parent Participation, Child Welfare, Mental Health