parents

Summary

Summary: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.

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  1. Martinez A, Khu D, Boo N, Neou L, Saysanasongkham B, Partridge J. Barriers to neonatal care in developing countries: parents' and providers' perceptions. J Paediatr Child Health. 2012;48:852-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We characterised parents' and providers' perceptions of barriers to neonatal care in developing countries...
  2. Sweeney F, Viner R, Booy R, Christie D. Parents' experiences of support during and after their child's diagnosis of meningococcal disease. Acta Paediatr. 2013;102:e126-30 pubmed publisher
    To understand parents'/carers' experiences of support received following their child's diagnosis of invasive meningococcal serogroup B disease (MenB)...
  3. Andreassen P, Grøn L, Roessler K. Hiding the plot: parents' moral dilemmas and strategies when helping their overweight children lose weight. Qual Health Res. 2013;23:1333-43 pubmed publisher
    In this study we investigated the moral dilemmas and strategies of a group of Danish parents who were trying to help their overweight children lose weight...
  4. Martin D, Lange K, Sima A, Kownatka D, Skovlund S, Danne T, et al. Recommendations for age-appropriate education of children and adolescents with diabetes and their parents in the European Union. Pediatr Diabetes. 2012;13 Suppl 16:20-8 pubmed publisher
  5. Pape K, Bjørngaard J, De Ridder K, Westin S, Holmen T, Krokstad S. Medical benefits in young Norwegians and their parents, and the contribution of family health and socioeconomic status. The HUNT Study, Norway. Scand J Public Health. 2013;41:455-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this cohort study was to explore the relationship between the receipt of medical benefits in parents and their young adult offspring and the contributions of family health and family socioeconomic status...
  6. Shilling V, Morris C, Thompson Coon J, Ukoumunne O, Rogers M, Logan S. Peer support for parents of children with chronic disabling conditions: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013;55:602-9 pubmed publisher
    To review the qualitative and quantitative evidence of the benefits of peer support for parents of children with disabling conditions in the context of health, well-being, impact on family, and economic and service implications...
  7. Arrow P, Raheb J, Miller M. Brief oral health promotion intervention among parents of young children to reduce early childhood dental decay. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:245 pubmed publisher
    ..The study will be a randomised controlled study with parents and their new-born child/ren who are seen at 6-12 weeks of age by a child/community health nurse...
  8. Herbert N, Gargano L, Painter J, Sales J, Morfaw C, Murray D, et al. Understanding reasons for participating in a school-based influenza vaccination program and decision-making dynamics among adolescents and parents. Health Educ Res. 2013;28:663-72 pubmed publisher
    ..This qualitative study sought to identify reasons parents and students participated in a school-based influenza vaccination clinic and to characterize the decision-making ..
  9. Kymre I, Bondas T. Balancing preterm infants' developmental needs with parents' readiness for skin-to-skin care: a phenomenological study. Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being. 2013;8:21370 pubmed publisher
    ..intensive care unit (NICU) nurses' experiences in enacting skin-to-skin care (SSC) for preterm newborns and their parents. SSC is commonly employed in high-tech NICUs, which entails a movement from maternal-infant separation...

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  1. Del Rio Rodriguez B, Hilmers A, O Connor T. Hispanic parents of overweight and obese children and their outcome expectations for children's television viewing: a qualitative study. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013;45:718-22 pubmed publisher
    Explore parental outcome expectations (OE) regarding children's television (TV) viewing among parents of overweight or obese children...
  2. Hesketh K, Hinkley T, Campbell K. Children's physical activity and screen time: qualitative comparison of views of parents of infants and preschool children. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2012;9:152 pubmed publisher
    While parents are central to the development of behaviours in their young children, little is known about how parents view their role in shaping physical activity and screen time behaviours...
  3. Jung M, Lin L, Viswanath K. Associations between health communication behaviors, neighborhood social capital, vaccine knowledge, and parents' H1N1 vaccination of their children. Vaccine. 2013;31:4860-6 pubmed publisher
    During the H1N1 pandemic in 2009-10, the vaccination behavior of parents played a critical role in preventing and containing the spread of the disease and the subsequent health outcomes among children...
  4. Yazicioglu I, Jones J, CORTES D, Rich S, Garcia R. Hispanic parents' reading language preference and pediatric oral health-related quality of life. J Public Health Dent. 2013;73:329-38 pubmed publisher
    This study compared scores and psychometric properties from self-identified Hispanic parents who completed Pediatric Oral Health-related Quality of life (POQL) parent report-on-child questionnaires in Spanish or English...
  5. Fraser A, Nelson S, Macdonald Wallis C, Lawlor D. Associations of existing diabetes, gestational diabetes, and glycosuria with offspring IQ and educational attainment: the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. Exp Diabetes Res. 2012;2012:963735 pubmed publisher
    ..We used data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, a UK prospective pregnancy cohort...
  6. Marcinkowska U, Rantala M. Sexual imprinting on facial traits of opposite-sex parents in humans. Evol Psychol. 2012;10:621-30 pubmed
    ..In contrast to previous studies, the quality of the relationship between participants and their parents did not predict the level of facial resemblance between the participant's spouse and their parent.
  7. Quach S, Pereira J, Russell M, Wormsbecker A, Ramsay H, Crowe L, et al. The good, bad, and ugly of online recruitment of parents for health-related focus groups: lessons learned. J Med Internet Res. 2013;15:e250 pubmed publisher
    We describe our experiences with identifying and recruiting Ontario parents through the Internet, primarily, as well as other modes, for participation in focus groups about adding the influenza vaccine to school-based immunization ..
  8. Bonilla C, Lawlor D, Ben Shlomo Y, Ness A, Gunnell D, Ring S, et al. Maternal and offspring fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes-associated genetic variants and cognitive function at age 8: a Mendelian randomization study in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. BMC Med Genet. 2012;13:90 pubmed publisher
    ..early life exposure to glucose and child's intelligence quotient (IQ) scores in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) cohort...
  9. Hendry M, Lewis R, Clements A, Damery S, Wilkinson C. "HPV? Never heard of it!": a systematic review of girls' and parents' information needs, views and preferences about human papillomavirus vaccination. Vaccine. 2013;31:5152-67 pubmed publisher
    ..to inform the development of appropriate UK educational materials, we aimed to synthesise evidence of girls' and parents' information needs, views and preferences regarding HPV vaccination...
  10. Vander Ploeg K, Maximova K, Kuhle S, Simen Kapeu A, Veugelers P. The importance of parental beliefs and support for physical activity and body weights of children: a population-based analysis. Can J Public Health. 2012;103:e277-81 pubmed
    ..We analyzed cross-sectional survey data from 6,585 students and their parents in Alberta, Canada, collected in 2008 and 2010...
  11. Pettigrew S, Tarabashkina L, Roberts M, Quester P, Chapman K, Miller C. The effects of television and Internet food advertising on parents and children. Public Health Nutr. 2013;16:2205-12 pubmed publisher
    The current study examined the impact of television and Internet food advertising on Australian parents and children...
  12. Vodicka T, Thompson M, Lucas P, Heneghan C, Blair P, Buckley D, et al. Reducing antibiotic prescribing for children with respiratory tract infections in primary care: a systematic review. Br J Gen Pract. 2013;63:e445-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in children are common and often result in antibiotic prescription despite their typically self-limiting course...
  13. Enarson M, Ali S, Vandermeer B, Wright R, Klassen T, Spiers J. Beliefs and expectations of Canadian parents who bring febrile children for medical care. Pediatrics. 2012;130:e905-12 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this survey was to study the beliefs, expectations, and satisfaction of Canadian parents regarding fever and the treatment of their febrile children...
  14. Jelsma J, Burgess T, Henley L. Does the requirement of getting active consent from parents in school-based research result in a biased sample? An empirical study. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2012;7:56-62 pubmed publisher
    ..This study investigated possible sources of bias between the responses of children whose parents actively consented to their participation in a school-based survey and those of children whose parents were ..
  15. Turi E, Gervai J, Áspán N, Halasz J, Nagy P, Gadoros J. [Validation of the Hungarian version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in an adolescent clinical population]. Psychiatr Hung. 2013;28:165-79 pubmed
    ..The parent and self-report versions of the five scale SDQ-Magy questionnaire was filled in by 716 parents and their children admitted to Vadaskert Child Psychiatry and Outpatient Clinic...
  16. Rodríguez Martín A, Novalbos Ruiz J, Villagran Pérez S, Martínez Nieto J, Lechuga Campoy J. [Parents´perception of childhood overweight and obesity and eating behaviors, physical activity and sedentary lifestyle of their children. Spain]. Rev Esp Salud Publica. 2012;86:483-94 pubmed publisher
    b>Parents often do not perceive their children's excess weight, and therefore not modified their lifestyles...
  17. Bitzer E, Volkmer S, Petrucci M, Weissenrieder N, Dierks M. Patient satisfaction in pediatric outpatient settings from the parents' perspective - the Child ZAP: a psychometrically validated standardized questionnaire. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012;12:347 pubmed publisher
    ..With satisfactory to good results for validity and reliability testing, the final Child-ZAP is applicable in pediatric ambulatory care for children of all age groups. ..
  18. Helleberg M, Kronborg G, Larsen C, Pedersen G, Pedersen C, Obel N, et al. Poor CD4 response despite viral suppression is associated with increased non-AIDS-related mortality among HIV patients and their parents. AIDS. 2013;27:1021-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We analyzed the impact of CD4 increase on non-AIDS-related morbidity and on mortality in HIV patients and their parents. Mortality rates were estimated among 1758 virally suppressed patients in the Danish HIV Cohort Study after 2 ..
  19. Antonogeorgos G, Panagiotakos D, Grigoropoulou D, Papadimitriou A, Anthracopoulos M, Nicolaidou P, et al. The mediating effect of parents' educational status on the association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and childhood obesity: the PANACEA study. Int J Public Health. 2013;58:401-8 pubmed publisher
    ..A cross-sectional survey was performed among 1,125 (529 male) children in Greece. Children and their parents completed standardized questionnaires, which evaluated parents' educational level and dietary habits...
  20. Shourie S, Jackson C, Cheater F, Bekker H, Edlin R, Tubeuf S, et al. A cluster randomised controlled trial of a web based decision aid to support parents' decisions about their child's Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination. Vaccine. 2013;31:6003-10 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the effectiveness of a web based decision aid versus a leaflet versus, usual practice in reducing parents' decisional conflict for the first dose MMR vaccination decision. The, impact on MMR vaccine uptake was also explored.
  21. Alves E, Rodrigues C, Fraga S, Barros H, Silva S. Parents' views on factors that help or hinder breast milk supply in neonatal care units: systematic review. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2013;98:F511-7 pubmed publisher
    To synthesise what is known about the parents' views on factors that help or hinder breast milk supply during their infants' hospitalisation in neonatal intensive care units (NICU)...
  22. Abanto J, Tsakos G, Ardenghi T, Paiva S, Raggio D, Sheiham A, et al. Responsiveness to change for the Brazilian Scale of Oral Health Outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5). Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2013;11:137 pubmed publisher
    ..One hundred and fifty-four children and their parents completed the child self- and parental' reports of the SOHO-5 prior to treatment and 7 to 14 days after the ..
  23. Emerson E, Brigham P. Health behaviours and mental health status of parents with intellectual disabilities: cross sectional study. Public Health. 2013;127:1111-6 pubmed publisher
    ..the prevalence of health behaviours, mental health and exposure to social determinants of poorer health among parents with and without intellectual disability; and (2) determine the extent to which between-group differences in ..
  24. Kong L, Cui Y, Qiu Y, Han S, Yu Z, Guo X. Anxiety and depression in parents of sick neonates: a hospital-based study. J Clin Nurs. 2013;22:1163-72 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the prevalence of anxiety and depression in parents of hospitalised neonates and to analyse their relationship with other factors such as stress and social support, to provide evidence for targeted clinical interventions...
  25. Bonilla C, Lawlor D, Taylor A, Gunnell D, Ben Shlomo Y, Ness A, et al. Vitamin B-12 status during pregnancy and child's IQ at age 8: a Mendelian randomization study in the Avon longitudinal study of parents and children. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e51084 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that maternal vitamin B-12 may not have an important effect on offspring cognitive ability. However, further examination of this issue is warranted. ..
  26. Lewin A, Peris T, De Nadai A, McCracken J, Piacentini J. Agreement between therapists, parents, patients, and independent evaluators on clinical improvement in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2012;80:1103-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, agreement among raters (children, parents, therapists, and IEs) about treatment response over the course of a 14-week clinical trial for pediatric ..
  27. Rietmeijer Mentink M, Paulis W, van Middelkoop M, Bindels P, van der Wouden J. Difference between parental perception and actual weight status of children: a systematic review. Matern Child Nutr. 2013;9:3-22 pubmed publisher
    ..However, do parents recognise overweight in their child and which factors influence parental perception? The aim of the present ..
  28. Piskur B, Beurskens A, Jongmans M, Ketelaar M, Norton M, Frings C, et al. Parents' actions, challenges, and needs while enabling participation of children with a physical disability: a scoping review. BMC Pediatr. 2012;12:177 pubmed publisher
    ..An important principal is that parents greatly contribute to their child's participation at school, at home, and in the community...
  29. Behrens C, Thorgaard C, Philip A, Bentzen J. Sunburn in children and adolescents: associations with parents' behaviour and attitudes. Scand J Public Health. 2013;41:302-10 pubmed publisher
    ..We analysed the association between behaviour in the sun and attitudes related to tanning among Danish parents and their children's risk for sunburn by logistic regression...
  30. Jonsson L, Hallström I, Lundqvist A. "The logic of care" - parents' perceptions of the educational process when a child is newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. BMC Pediatr. 2012;12:165 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe parents' perceptions of the educational process when their child is newly diagnosed with T1DM...
  31. Wun Y, Lam T, Lam K, Sun K. Antibiotic use: do parents act differently for their children?. Int J Clin Pract. 2012;66:1197-203 pubmed publisher
    Many children in the community take antibiotics inappropriately. Previous studies comparing parents with other adults suggest that parents are more judicious with antibiotics for their children...
  32. Omerov P, Steineck G, Runeson B, Christensson A, Kreicbergs U, Pettersén R, et al. Preparatory studies to a population-based survey of suicide-bereaved parents in Sweden. Crisis. 2013;34:200-10 pubmed publisher
    ..effort to provide empiric knowledge, we designed a nationwide population-based study including suicide-bereaved parents. To describe the process from creating hypotheses through interviews to the development of a population-based ..
  33. Iversen A, Graue M, Råheim M. At the edge of vulnerability--lived experience of parents of children with cerebral palsy going through surgery. Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being. 2013;8:1-10 pubmed publisher
    This study explored the experiences of parents of children with cerebral palsy undergoing surgery as they describe them from a lived experience perspective...
  34. Hynan M, Mounts K, Vanderbilt D. Screening parents of high-risk infants for emotional distress: rationale and recommendations. J Perinatol. 2013;33:748-53 pubmed publisher
    Having a baby hospitalized in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a potentially traumatic event for parents. This article summarizes research documenting heightened symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress in these parents ..
  35. Alexander K, Brijnath B, Mazza D. 'Can they really identify mental health problems at the age of three?' Parent and practitioner views about screening young children's social and emotional development. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2013;47:538-45 pubmed publisher
    To report the views of parents, general practitioners and practice nurses on the proposed changes to incorporate social and emotional health checks of three-year-olds into the Healthy Kids Check, a one-off pre-school health assessment ..
  36. Nordfeldt S, Angarne Lindberg T, Nordwall M, Krevers B. Parents of adolescents with type 1 diabetes--their views on information and communication needs and internet use. A qualitative study. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e62096 pubmed publisher
    Little is known about parents' views on the use of online resources for information, education and support regarding childhood type 1 diabetes (T1DM)...
  37. Cowie N, Glover M, Scragg R, Bullen C, Nosa V, McCool J, et al. Awareness and perceived effectiveness of smoking cessation treatments and services among New Zealand parents resident in highly deprived suburbs. N Z Med J. 2013;126:48-59 pubmed
    ..effectiveness of smoking cessation treatments and services among a population of mainly Maori and Pacific parents in South Auckland, New Zealand...
  38. Cegala D, Chisolm D, Nwomeh B. A communication skills intervention for parents of pediatric surgery patients. Patient Educ Couns. 2013;93:34-9 pubmed publisher
    It was hypothesized that parents exposed to a communication skills intervention would participate (e.g., ask questions, express concerns) in a pre-surgical consultation more than parents in the control group...
  39. Dogba M, Bedos C, Durigova M, Montpetit K, Wong T, Glorieux F, et al. The impact of severe osteogenesis imperfecta on the lives of young patients and their parents - a qualitative analysis. BMC Pediatr. 2013;13:153 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is a temporal analysis of the impact of severe OI on the lives of young patients and their parents. This study was carried out at the Shriners Hospital for Children, a pediatric orthopedic hospital located in ..
  40. Britto M, Hesse E, Kamdar O, Munafo J. Parents' perceptions of a patient portal for managing their child's chronic illness. J Pediatr. 2013;163:280-1.e1-2 pubmed publisher
    Through interviews, we sought to describe parents' perceptions of a patient portal for the management of their child's chronic illness...
  41. Guillamon N, Nieto R, Pousada M, Redolar D, Muñoz E, Hernandez E, et al. Quality of life and mental health among parents of children with cerebral palsy: the influence of self-efficacy and coping strategies. J Clin Nurs. 2013;22:1579-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Cross-section correlational design. Sixty two parents of children with cerebral palsy completed measures to assess the quality of life (i.e...
  42. Torssander J. From child to parent? The significance of children's education for their parents' longevity. Demography. 2013;50:637-59 pubmed publisher
    ..Controlling for parents' education, social class, and income attenuates but does not remove the association between children's education ..
  43. Kristiansen H, Juliusson P, Eide G, Roelants M, Bjerknes R. TV viewing and obesity among Norwegian children: the importance of parental education. Acta Paediatr. 2013;102:199-205 pubmed publisher
    ..Higher parental education was generally associated with less obesogenic lifestyle. ..
  44. Pan L, Zhang A, Shen R, Wang Z. Acceptability of early infant male circumcision among Chinese parents: strategy implications of HIV prevention for China. BMC Public Health. 2012;12:738 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the present study was designed to determine the willingness and attitudes of Chinese parents on newborn male circumcision so as to provide data for exploring the feasibility of implementing EIMC as an HIV ..
  45. McGowan L, Cooke L, Gardner B, Beeken R, Croker H, Wardle J. Healthy feeding habits: efficacy results from a cluster-randomized, controlled exploratory trial of a novel, habit-based intervention with parents. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;98:769-77 pubmed publisher
    As dietary gatekeepers for young children, parents are often the proximal target of family-based dietary interventions...
  46. Carona C, Crespo C, Canavarro M. Similarities amid the difference: caregiving burden and adaptation outcomes in dyads of parents and their children with and without cerebral palsy. Res Dev Disabil. 2013;34:882-93 pubmed publisher
    ..support, of caregiving burden on the adaptation outcomes of children/adolescents with cerebral palsy and their parents; and second, to assess the invariance of such models in clinical vs. healthy subsamples...
  47. Alsaadi M. Evaluation of internet use for health information by parents of asthmatic children attending pediatric clinics in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ann Saudi Med. 2012;32:630-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed at assessing the extent, sources and effects of Internet use by parents of asthmatic children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia...
  48. Kvist A, Nielsen H, Simonsen M. The importance of children's ADHD for parents' relationship stability and labor supply. Soc Sci Med. 2013;88:30-8 pubmed publisher
    ..register-based data on children born from 1990 to 1997 to investigate the significance of children's ADHD for parents' outcomes...
  49. von Lützau P, Otto M, Hechler T, Metzing S, Wolfe J, Zernikow B. Children dying from cancer: parents' perspectives on symptoms, quality of life, characteristics of death, and end-of-life decisions. J Palliat Care. 2012;28:274-81 pubmed
    In this study, we investigated the experience of children who died of cancer, as perceived by their parents. All the pediatric oncology departments in one German federal state were contacted and asked to invite parents who had lost a ..
  50. Park M, Falconer C, Saxena S, Kessel A, Croker H, Skow A, et al. Perceptions of health risk among parents of overweight children: a cross-sectional study within a cohort. Prev Med. 2013;57:55-9 pubmed publisher
    ..and behavioural characteristics associated with perceptions of weight-related health risk among the parents of overweight children...
  51. Iwata S, Iwata O, Matsuishi T. Sleep patterns of Japanese preschool children and their parents: implications for co-sleeping. Acta Paediatr. 2013;102:e257-62 pubmed publisher
    ..direct relationship of sleep schedule and sleep quality variables between healthy preschool children and their parents, focusing on the influence of the difference in bedtime between each other...
  52. van Beelen M, Beirens T, den Hertog P, van Beeck E, Raat H. First-time parents are not well enough prepared for the safety of their infant. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e58062 pubmed publisher
    ..Although guidelines are available to prevent these injuries, safety behaviours are not performed by parents, causing unnecessary risks...
  53. Damsgaard C, Papadaki A, Jensen S, Ritz C, Dalskov S, Hlavatý P, et al. Higher protein diets consumed ad libitum improve cardiovascular risk markers in children of overweight parents from eight European countries. J Nutr. 2013;143:810-7 pubmed publisher
    ..on cardiovascular markers and metabolic syndrome (MetS) scores in 5- to 18-y-old children of overweight/obese parents from 8 European centers...