Charlotte Waddell, Cody A. Shepherd, John N. Lavis, Jonathan Lomas, Julia Abelson, and Twylla Bird-Gayson. (2007). Balancing rigour and relevance: Researchers’ contributions to children’s mental health policy in Canada. Evidence & Policy, 3(2), 181–195.
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Developing a Research-Policy Partnership to Improve Children’s Mental Health in British Columbia
Charlotte Waddell, Cody A. Shepherd, and Jayne Barker. (2007). Developing a research-policy partnership to improve children’s mental health in British Columbia. In James A. LeClair and Leslie T. Foster (Eds.), Contemporary issues in mental health: Concepts, policy and practice. Canadian Western Geographical Series, vol. 41 (pp. 183–198). Victoria, BC: Western Geographical Press.
Bringing Children’s Mental Health “Out of the Shadows”
Kimberly McEwan, Charlotte Waddell, and Jayne Barker. (2007). Bringing children’s mental health “out of the shadows.” Canadian Medical Association Journal, 176(4).
Preventing and Treating Childhood Sexual Abuse
Children who have been sexually abused constitute a heterogeneous group with diverse experiences and outcomes. Experiences of childhood sexual abuse are associated with as many as 60 different negative outcomes best addressed by preventing abuse.
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities in Children
Developmental disabilities are conditions affecting a range of social and cognitive functions, including communications, learning, and interpreting and responding to social cues.
Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Children’s Mental Health
Research evidence in children’s mental health is constantly evolving, as in many fields. The ongoing process of communicating and using the research evidence has been termed “evidence-based practice.”
Preventing and Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Youth
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disruptive and persistent mental disorder affecting as many as 2,000 children in BC. This report outlines the best currently available research evidence on treating childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Preventing and Treating Eating Disorders in Children and Youth
Eating disorders affect approximately 1,000 children in BC and are characterized by distortions in the perception of body shape and weight, coupled with severe disturbances in eating behaviours.
Preventing Suicide in Youth: Taking Action with Imperfect Knowledge
Suicide is a serious public health issue. It continues to be the second leading cause of death among BC youth aged 15 to 24 years.
Joining the Conversation: Newspaper Journalists’ Views on Working with Researchers
Charlotte Waddell, Jonathan Lomas, John N. Lavis, Julia Abelson, Cody A. Shepherd, and Twylla Bird-Gayson. (2005). Joining the conversation: Newspaper journalists’ views on working with researchers. Healthcare Policy, 1(1).