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Participation for Change
In September 2002, new legal rights in the form of the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002 recognised the contribution of many thousands of unpaid carers in Scotland. This briefing reports on a study of how Carers ...
Women and health technologies
As women approach midlife they become potential candidates for a range of health technologies. The study examined areas such as women's own assessments of the risks and benefits involved; the medical and informal knowledge ...
Young people, cannabis and family life
This briefing reports on a study of the role of cannabis in young people's lives during their early teenage years. Interviews explored cannabis-related beliefs and behaviour of young people aged 13-15 within the context ...
Parents, Doctors and Personal Care
This research briefing reports on some key findings from a study of doctors and patients relationships in general and family practice medicine. The study examined how patients, all parents with young children, and general ...
Understanding Children's Lives: How children and parents experience and understand social and health inequalities
Children's differing social circumstances and experiences are part of the pathways implicated in health and illness in adulthood. However, children's own perspectives tend to be absent from adult-defined data about health ...
Home and School: promoting the wellbeing of children and young people
This briefing reports findings from a Scottish study of the links between mental health and behaviour in schools.
Home birth in Scotland: exploring women's views
Planning a home birth within a hospital birth-based culture presents possibilities and challenges for women, their families and their attendants. The study reported here sought to increase understanding about women's ...
In love or just curious
Concern about the sexual behaviour and health of young people and the rate of teenage pregnancy has given sexual health a high policy profile in recent years. Much less explored are the meanings given to sexual behaviour ...
Child Sexual Abuse: Fracturing Family Life
Research has shown that childhood sexual abuse can have damaging long-term effects on family life and relationships. Some effects have been widely recognised such as feelings of betrayal and confusion when fathers abuse, ...
Care and support needs of male survivors of childhood sexual abuse
Little research has been done on the needs of men who experienced child sexual abuse, particularly on survivors’ own perspectives. Mental health charity, Health in Mind worked with CRFR on a Big Lottery funded project, ...