Laura Mcdermott

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Research into young people and healthy eating has focussed on identifying the 'barriers' to healthy eating and on developing interventions to address them. However, it has tended to neglect the emotional, social and symbolic aspects of food for young people, and the roles food might play in adolescence. This paper explores these issues, reporting findings(More)
OBJECTIVES To review the effectiveness of social marketing interventions designed to improve diet, increase physical activity, and tackle substance misuse. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS This article describes three reviews of systematic reviews and primary studies that evaluate social marketing effectiveness. All three reviews used pre-defined search and(More)
The extent, nature and effects of food promotion to children [electronic resource] : a review of the evidence : technical paper / prepared for the World Health Organization ; Gerard Hastings ... [et al.]. The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of(More)
Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. For more information on Open Research Online's data policy on reuse of materials please consult the policies page. ABSTRACT Purpose: To review the effectiveness of social marketing interventions in influencing individual behaviour(More)
The restoring and maximising of well-being in individuals disadvantaged or traumatised by physical, neurological, psychological or social causes therefore becomes a significant issue for all professionals whether in life, social or information sciences. This poster presents a review of the literature to establish a prima facie case for investigating the(More)
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