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Mental Health 5-16+

The Association of Childhood Factors with Children’s Subjective Well-Being and Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties at 11 years old


Video Gaming and Children


Shyness Trajectories across the First Four Decades Predict Mental Health Outcomes


The Relationship Between Worry and Dimensions of Anxiety Symptoms in Children and Adolescents


Perception of primary school teachers to school children’s mental health problems in Southwest Ethiopia


Bidirectional associations between psychosocial well-being and body mass index in European children


All that glitters is not gold: prevalence and relevance of psychotic-like experiences in clinical sample of children and adolescents aged 8–17 years old


What shapes 7-year-olds’ subjective well-being?


The Association Between Anxiety Symptoms and Sleep in School-Aged Children


Promoting Emotional Health, Wellbeing and Resilience in Primary Schools


Changes with Age in Subjective Well-Being Through the Adolescent Years: Differences by Gender


School experiences may be important determinants of mental health problems in middle childhood


Parental Debt and Children’s Socioemotional Well-being


The development of worry throughout childhood


Association of Bullying Behavior at 8 Years of Age and Use of Specialized Services for Psychiatric Disorders by 29 Years of Age


A cluster randomised controlled trial comparing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a school-based cognitive behavioural therapy programme (FRIENDS) in the reduction of anxiety and improvement in mood in children aged 9/10 years


Longitudinal associations between conduct problems and depressive symptoms among girls and boys with early conduct problems


Psychological complaints among children in joint physical custody and other family types: Considering parental factors


Exploring the relationship between quality of life and mental health problems in children


The impact of childhood residential mobility on mental health outcomes in adolescence and early adulthood


Pupils struggling with eating disorders, drug abuse and attempted suicide as a result of increasing pressure and stress


Prenatal antidepressant exposure and child behavioural outcomes at 7 years of age


Communications to children about mental illness and their role in stigma development


Abdominal pain symptoms are associated with anxiety and depression in young children


An Investigation into the Role of Coping in Preventing Depression associated with Perfectionism in Preadolescent Children


Expressive Arts as a Means of Increasing Well-Being in Children


Group memberships boost self-esteem more than friends alone


The role of aspirations in young children's emotional and behavioural problems


The Relationship between Personality Traits and Stress Levels in Children


Will mindfulness lessons help to calm my children?


Internalising symptoms and body dissatisfaction: untangling temporal precedence using cross-lagged models in two cohorts


Stressful Life Events and Child Anxiety: Examining Parent and Child Mediators


All children should receive weekly 'happiness' lessons from the age of five


The Relationship between Mental Health and Young Children's Academic Development: What We Can Learn From a National Sample of At-Risk Chilean Children


Counselling in UK primary schools: Outcomes and predictors of change


Long term mental health outcomes of Finnish children evacuated to Swedish families during the second world war and their non-evacuated siblings


Kids’ mental health is parents’ top worry


Parents Reap What They Sow: Child-Centrism and Parental Well-Being


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for Primary School Teachers

Mental Health 5-16+, Food

A Longitudinal Study of Maternal and Child Internalizing Symptoms Predicting Early Adolescent Emotional Eating


Behavioral outcomes of picky eating in childhood

Mental Health 5-16+, Health

Childhood hyperactivity and mood problems at mid-life: evidence from a prospective birth cohort


A survey on happiness in primary school children in Flanders


Measuring National Well-being - Exploring the Well-being of Children in the UK, 2014


What Predicts a Successful Life? Emotional health in childhood ‘is the key to future happiness’


5,600 young people can’t be wrong: YoungMinds vs - mental health campaign


Children's participation in school: a cross-sectional study of the relationship between school environments, participation and health and well-being outcomes


The Influence of Health Behaviors During Childhood on Adolescent Health Behaviors, Health Indicators, and Academic Outcomes Among Participants from Hawaii


Evaluating the implementation of a school-based emotional well-being programme: a cluster randomized controlled trial of Zippy’s Friends for children in disadvantaged primary schools


Assessment of Anxiety Symptoms in School Children: A Cross-Sex and Ethnic Examination


Health related quality of life of immigrant children: towards a new pattern in Germany?


School Belongingness and Mental Health Functioning across the Primary-Secondary Transition in a Mainstream Sample


How to identify and support those pupils whose behaviour suggests they may have unmet mental health needs


Is bullying bad for your health? The consequences of bullying perpetration and victimization in childhood on health behaviors in adulthood


Mental Health and Bullying in the United States Among Children Aged 6 to 17 Years


Parents' communication to primary school-aged children about mental health and ill-health: a grounded theory study


‘Health and happiness is more important than weight’: a qualitative investigation of the views of parents receiving written feedback on their child's weight as part of the National Child Measurement Programme


Parent-Child Relationships and Child Physical Health and Stress-Related Physiology: A Daily Diary Investigation


When being called “incredibly good” is bad for children


Parenting stress and child physical health among a low-income sample: The moderating role of child anxiety


Can screening 4–5 year olds accurately identify children who will have teacher-reported mental health problems when children are aged 6–7 years?


Associations between school-related factors and depressive symptoms among children: A comparative study, Finland and Norway


A three generation study of the mental health relationships between grandparents, parents and children (pdf)


Play and Video Effects on Mood and Procedure Behaviors in School-Aged Children Visiting the Pediatrician


How healthy behaviour supports children’s wellbeing


The Development of a School-Based Measure of Child Mental Health


NetTweens: The Internet and Body Image Concerns in Preteenage Girls


Prospective evaluation of the pyramid plus psychosocial intervention for shy withdrawn children: an assessment of efficacy in 7- to 8-year-old school children in Northern Ireland


Teachers and health promotion: Method's teachers use to promote their pupil's mental health at primary school (pdf)


Effects on coping skills and anxiety of a universal school-based mental health intervention delivered in Scottish primary schools


Sleep problems and mental health in primary school new entrants


Many 6/7 year old children who are depressed, anxious or aggressive risk being victimised later on

Mental Health 5-16+, Exercise

Psychological distress leads to reduced physical activity and fitness in children

Mental Health 5-16+, Education

Feasibility and acceptance of biofeedback-assisted mental training in an Austrian elementary school: a pilot study


The Relationship Between School Climate and Mental and Emotional Wellbeing Over the Transition from Primary to Secondary School


Comparing parent and teacher assessments of mental health in elementary school children

Mental Health 5-16+, Health, Lifestyle

Bullying continues to impact on wellbeing of pupils, parents and professionals


The effect of the use of concept cartoons in gaining of citizenship consciousness of primary school students


Citizenship orientations and knowledge in Dutch primary and secondary education


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