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Focus group or individual interviews for exploring children's health behaviour: the example of physical activity (2018)
Journal Article
Woolley, K., Edwards, K. L., & Glazebrook, C. (2018). Focus group or individual interviews for exploring children's health behaviour: the example of physical activity. Advances in Pediatric Research, 5(2), 1-10. doi:10.24105/apr.2018.5.11

Background: Children's health behaviours affect their current and future health. An appreciation of children’s perceptions regarding these behaviours can inform health promotion initiatives. Focus groups and individual interviews have increasingly be... Read More

Autistic traits in treatment-seeking transgender adults (2018)
Journal Article
Nobili, A., Glazebrook, C., Bouman, W. P., Glidden, D., Baron-Cohen, S., Allison, C., …Arcelus, J. (in press). Autistic traits in treatment-seeking transgender adults. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, doi:10.1007/s10803-018-3557-2. ISSN 0162-3257

The present study aimed to compare prevalence of autistic traits as measured by the Autism Spectrum Quotient-Short (AQ-Short) in a transgender clinical population (n=656) matched by age and sex assigned at birth to a typical cisgender community sampl... Read More

A pilot randomized controlled study of the mental health first aid elearning course with UK medical students (2018)
Journal Article
Davies, E. B., Beever, E., & Glazebrook, C. (2018). A pilot randomized controlled study of the mental health first aid elearning course with UK medical students. BMC Medical Education, 18, doi:10.1186/s12909-018-1154-x

Background: Medical students face many barriers to seeking out professional help for their mental health, including stigma relating to mental illness, and often prefer to seek support and advice from fellow students. Improving medical students’ menta... Read More

A physical activity intervention for children with type 1 diabetes: Steps to Active Kids with Diabetes (STAK-D): a feasibility study (2018)
Journal Article
Quirk, H., Glazebrook, C., & Blake, H. (in press). A physical activity intervention for children with type 1 diabetes: Steps to Active Kids with Diabetes (STAK-D): a feasibility study. BMC Pediatrics, 18, doi:10.1186/s12887-018-1036-8. ISSN 1471-2431

Background: This study describes the development and feasibility evaluation of a physical activity intervention for children with type 1 diabetes called ‘Steps to Active Kids with Diabetes’ (STAK-D). It aims to explore the feasibility and acceptabili... Read More

Using interactive digital technology to predict and prevent childhood overweight (2017)
Journal Article
Rose, J., Redsell, S. A., Wharrad, H., Siriwardena, A. N., Swift, J. A., Dilip, N., …Glazebrook, C. (in press). Using interactive digital technology to predict and prevent childhood overweight. Acta Paediatrica, 106(S470), doi:10.1111/apa.14093. ISSN 0803-5253

Background: Obesity risk factors can be identified during infancy, providing an opportunity for early intervention. ProAsk is an interactive digital intervention that supports health professionals to quantify and communicate an infant's overweight ri... Read More

The effects of improving sleep on mental health (OASIS): a randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Freeman, D., Sheaves, B., Goodwin, G. M., Yu, L., Nickless, A., Harrison, P. J., …Espie, C. A. (2017). The effects of improving sleep on mental health (OASIS): a randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis. Lancet Psychiatry, 4(10), 749-758. doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30328-0

Background Sleep difficulties might be a contributory causal factor in the occurrence of mental health problems. If this is true, improving sleep should benefit psychological health. We aimed to determine whether treating insomnia leads to a reduc... Read More

Digital technology to facilitate Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk): a feasibility study (2017)
Journal Article
Redsell, S. A., Rose, J., Weng, S., Ablewhite, J., Swift, J. A., Siriwardena, A. N., …Glazebrook, C. (2017). Digital technology to facilitate Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk): a feasibility study. BMJ Open, 7, doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017694. ISSN 2044-6055

Objective: To assess the feasibility and acceptability of using digital technology for Proactive Assessment of Obesity Risk during Infancy (ProAsk) with the UK health visitors (HVs) and parents. Design: Multicentre, pre- and post-intervention feas... Read More

Motor development interventions for preterm infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Hughes, A. J., Redsell, S. A., & Glazebrook, C. (2016). Motor development interventions for preterm infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pediatrics, 138(4), doi:10.1542/peds.2016-0147. ISSN 0031-4005

CONTEXTS: Preterm infants are at an increased risk of neurodevelopmental delay. Some studies report positive intervention effects on motor outcomes, but it is currently unclear which motor activities are most effective in the short and longer term.... Read More

Practitioner review: Treatments for Tourette syndrome in children and young people: a systematic review (2016)
Journal Article
Whittington, C., Pennant, M., Kendall, T., Glazebrook, C., Trayner, P., Groom, M. J., …Hollis, C. (in press). Practitioner review: Treatments for Tourette syndrome in children and young people: a systematic review. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57(9), 988-1004. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12556

Background: Tourette syndrome (TS) and chronic tic disorder (CTD) affect 1–2% of children and young people, but the most effective treatment is unclear. To establish the current evidence base, we conducted a systematic review of interventions for ch... Read More