Children and young people: key references and evidence
A number of briefings have been produced of relevance to children and young people by NHS Health Scotland. They are now available through the Modernising Nursing in the Community website, hosted by NHS Education for Scotland. Subjects covered include: (1) Maternal & infant nutrition; (2) Injury prevention; (3) Pregnancy & complex needs; (4) Smoking cessation; (5) Social/emotional well-being; (6) Attachment theory (covering what early attachment is, how it develops and influences health related behaviour and mental health throughout life); (7) Looked After Children and Young People; (8) Parenting interventions (0-5 years).
Other selected useful data sources include:
Mitchell R. Youth health in Scotland: an epidemiology briefing. NHS Health Scotland, May 2012.
Parkinson J. Establishing a core set of national, sustainable mental health indicators for children and young people in Scotland: Final Report. NHS Health Scotland, 2012.
Taulbut M, Walsh D. Parenting, poverty and poor health: Comparing early-years experiences in Scotland, England and three city-regions. Glasgow Centre for Population Health, 2014
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