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News Archive for March 2010

Do 'good' values lead to 'good' health behaviours? Links between young people's values and their later substance use.

Mar 30, 2010

A study by researchers from the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit suggests that young people with 'good' - traditional or non-materialistic - values are just as likely to go on to regularly smoke, drink and take drugs as their more materialistic peers.

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Retaining young people in longitudinal surveys: Rewarding postal survey participation improves response rates

Mar 19, 2010

Research conducted by the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit found that rewarding postal survey participation improves response rates and helps retain young people over time.

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Routine screening in youth prisons could reduce sexually transmitted infections in the community

Mar 2, 2010

Research conducted by MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit suggests the introduction of routine screening programmes for sexually transmitted infections in Young Offenders' Institutions could reduce the prevalence of STI in the community, in the medium and longer-term.

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