Affiliation: University of London
- The health and development of children born to older mothers in the United Kingdom: observational study using longitudinal cohort dataAlastair G Sutcliffe
Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
BMJ 345:e5116. 2012..To assess relations between children's health and development and maternal age...
- Variation in community intervention programmes and consequences for children and families: the example of Sure Start Local ProgrammesEdward Melhuish
Institute for the Study of Children Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:543-51. 2007..A national evaluation examined the links between variation in programme implementation and effectiveness...
- The early years. Preschool influences on mathematics achievementEdward C Melhuish
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3RA, UK
Science 321:1161-2. 2008
- Effects of fully-established Sure Start Local Programmes on 3-year-old children and their families living in England: a quasi-experimental observational studyEdward Melhuish
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK
Lancet 372:1641-7. 2008..We therefore investigated whether SSLPs affect the wellbeing of 3-year-old children and their families...
- Effects of Sure Start local programmes on children and families: early findings from a quasi-experimental, cross sectional studyJay Belsky
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1B 3RA
BMJ 332:1476. 2006..To evaluate the effects of Sure Start local programmes (SSLPs) on children and their families. To assess whether variations in the effectiveness of SSLPs are due to differences in implementation...
- Neighborhood characteristics and mental health: the relevance for mothers of infants in deprived English neighborhoodsJacqueline Barnes
Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1243-9. 2011..The aim of the study is to investigate relations between multiple neighborhood factors (observations, interviewer ratings, UK Census data) and maternal mental-health problems...
- Maternal prepregnancy BMI and child cognition: a longitudinal cohort studyEmre Basatemur
General and Adolescent Paediatrics Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Pediatrics 131:56-63. 2013..To examine the association between maternal prepregnancy BMI and cognitive performance in children at 5 and 7 years of age...
- Disadvantaged but different: variation among deprived communities in relation to child and family well-beingJacqueline Barnes
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:952-62. 2005..To evaluate the implementation, impact, and cost-effectiveness of SSLPs, or other area-based initiatives, it is important to consider ways in which they can be grouped meaningfully according to these patterns...
- First steps: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) program compared to routine care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuseJacqueline Barnes
Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
Trials 14:285. 2013..Each group comprises 8 to 12 women with similar expected delivery dates and their partners. Its implementation has been established but there is no evidence of its effectiveness...
- Interactive effects of early and recent exposure to stressful contexts on cortisol reactivity in middle childhoodSara R Jaffee
Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 56:138-46. 2015..We also tested whether the relationship between cortisol reactivity and children's internalizing and externalizing problems varied as a function of their developmental history of stressful experiences and relationships...