Childhood, family and well-being among children and adolescents Well-being and quality of life have significance for mental and physical health. Contact information Les på norsk: Familie, oppvekst og trivsel hos barn og unge Facts and information Article Published 21.06.2016 Children's Health and the Environment - Risk and Health-Promoting Factors - Annual Report 2016 The aim of this report is to present factors that may affect children and adolescents’ health and environment. Article Published 20.06.2016 What is UngKul? How do social and cultural factors influence children’s development, coping skills, competence and well-being? This is what we would like to answer through the Youth, Culture and Competence project. Article Published 16.06.2016 About the TOPP Study The TOPP study "Tracking Opportunities and Problems in Childhood and Adolescence" has collected eight waves of questionnaire data about children and adolescents and their families. Fact sheet Updated 18.04.2016 Facts about bullying among children and adolescents in Norway At any given time, approximately 63,000 children and young people in Norway will experience bullying. Public Health Report Published 14.10.2016 Mental disorders among children and adolescents in Norway We estimate that about 70,000 children and adolescents have mental disorders that require treatment. Show more News and research findings Research findings Published 23.01.2019 Child’s age at parental divorce can affect antidepressant use in adulthood Children who were aged 15-19 when their parents divorced are less likely to use antidepressants as adults than children who were under four-years-old when their parents divorced. Research findings Published 02.05.2018 NIPH to lead European adolescent obesity project An international research project has begun to investigate how society can help adolescents to choose a healthy diet and an active lifestyle. Research findings Updated 18.04.2016 How are children affected by maternal anxiety and depression? Maternal symptoms of anxiety and depression increased the risk of emotional and disruptive problem behaviors in children as early as 18 months of age, according to the TOPP study. Show more Reports and publications Systematic review Published 14.05.2019 The accuracy of using open-ended questions in structured conversations with children We aimed to assess the accuracy of using open-ended questions versus other types of questions in structured conversations with children. Research overview Published 12.04.2019 Training and information interventions for children and youth to prevent and uncover violence, abuse and offence We were commissioned to map out both quantitative and qualitative evidence on interventions for children and youth to prevent and uncover violence, abuse and offence against children and youth. Systematic review Published 02.07.2018 Digital interventions for couples with relationship problems: a systematic review We conducted a systematic review on the effects and the experiences with digital interventions for couples who do not want to attend therapy or counselling, individually or in a group. Systematic review Published 07.05.2018 Which signs that can be observed by personnel in kindergartens and schools might be associated with maltreatment of children? A systematic overview of reviews Systematic reference list Published 02.05.2018 Associations between parenting styles and child outcomes: Systematic literature search with sorting We were commissioned to make a systematic literature search with sorting on Associations between parenting styles and child outcomes. Systematic review Published 01.09.2017 What are the consequences of shared physical custody for children? A systematic review We were asked to summarize studies that could say something about the consequences (effect) of shared custody for children. Systematic reference list Published 22.02.2017 Research on the effect of educational and informational interventions on violence and child sexual abuse for children and youth: Systematic literature search Our commission was to identify systematic reviews about the effect of educational and informational interventions about violence and sexual abuse for children and youth. Research overview Published 16.12.2016 Effectiveness of interventions for overweight or obesity in children and adolescents We have assessed effectiveness of interventions to reduce body mass index (BMI) and/or body mass index standard deviation score (BMI z-score) in children and adolescents with overweight or obesity. Research overview Updated 16.12.2016 Effects of group interventions for children who experience family disruption In this systematic review, we have summarised the results of studies that compared group interventions for children in divorce with no intervention. Show more Projects Project Updated 06.03.2019 Correlations between different parenting practices and well-being in children: a systematic mapping review’ The Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs wants an overview of research that has looked at correlations between different ways of doing parenting and well-being in children. Project Published 05.10.2018 Beneficial effect of breastfeeding on offspring long-term health: consequence or maternal pre-existing risk profile? The study will investigate the effect of breastfeeding on child health at 7 years of age. Project Published 05.10.2018 Tackling socioeconomic differences in weight development among youth: assessing trends, mechanisms and potential interventions A study of socioeconomic differences in the development of body weight between birth and 14 years, including rapid growth early in life. Project Published 28.09.2018 Children with excessive crying and sleeping problems in infancy and mothers’ psychosocial health. Short and long term perspectives The relationship between infant crying and sleep problems and mothers’ psychosocial health and long-term developmental consequences of crying and sleep problems on children. Project Published 22.05.2018 Studentenes Helse- og Trivselsundersøkelse – SHoT (project description) The SHoT Study (an acronym for the Norwegian name: Studentenes Helse- og Trivselsundersøkelse) is a national student survey for higher education in Norway. Project Updated 14.12.2018 Reproduction, partner disruption and health The main aim of the project is to understand the health consequences of changes in fertility patterns and partner disruption. Project Updated 11.12.2018 The SHoT Study The SHoT Study (an acronym for the Norwegian name: Studentenes Helse- og Trivselsundersøkelse) is a national student survey for higher education in Norway. Project Updated 18.12.2018 Next-of-kin experiences with the provision of mental health care for children and adolescents This is a user survey among children and adolescents with 4-6 consultations at child and adolescent mental health outpatient clinics (CAMHS) in 2017. Project Updated 08.01.2019 Alcohol drinking patterns among parents and long-term health and social consequences among their children This project will study the long-term effects of various forms of parental drinking patterns in regard to their children’s mental health, substance use and workforce non-participation. 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