Some of our publications in selected areas relating to children and young people’s wellbeing

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Narzisi K and Simons J (under review) Interventions that prevent or reduce obesity in children from birth to 5 years of age: a systematic review.

Garde, A. & Tatlow-Golden, M. (forthcoming). Digital food marketing to children: Exploitation, surveillance and rights violations.. Global Food Security. Supplement: Food Systems for Children and Adolescents.

McCafferty, C., Shan, L.C., Mooney, R., O’Rourke, C., Pourshahidi, K., Livingstone, B., Kearney, J., Corish, C., Tatlow-Golden, M., & Murrin, C. (2018). How do adults define the treats they give to children? A thematic analysis. Appetite 133, 115-122.

Shan, L.C., McCafferty, C., Tatlow-Golden, M., O’Rourke, C., Mooney, R., Livingstone, B., Pourshahidi, K., Corish, C., Kearney, J., Wall, P., Murrin, C. (2018). Is it still a real treat? Adults’ treat food provision to children. Appetite, 130, 228-235

Tatlow-Golden M. (2018) Food in children and young people’s lives: Ambiguous agency and contested moralities. In H. Montgomery. and M. Robb, (eds) Children and Young People’s Worlds, Bristol, Policy Press.

Tatlow-Golden, M, Verdoodt V, Oates J, Jewell J, Breda J, & Boyland E(2017). A safe glimpse within the black box? Ethical and legal principles in assessing digital marketing of food and drink to children. WHO Public Health Panorama 3(4), 613-621.

Boyland, E. & Tatlow-Golden, M. (2017). Exposure, power and impact of food marketing on children: Evidence supports strong restrictions. European Journal of Risk and Regulation 8(2), pp. 224-236

Tatlow-Golden, M., Murrin, C., Bergin, R., Kerr, M. O’Brien, S. & Livingstone, B. (2016). Creating good feelings about unhealthy food: Children’s ‘advertised diet’ on the island of Ireland in a climate of regulation. Irish Journal of Psychology 36, 83-100.

Tatlow-Golden, M., Hennessy, E., Hollywood, L. & Dean, M. (2015) Food marketing to young children on the island of Ireland: Parents’ views, attitudes and practices, and implications for early years policy . Children's Research Digest, Special Issue on Researching Early Childhood (Editor: Prof Noirin Hayes) 2(2), Dublin, Children's Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Tatlow-Golden, M., Hennessy, E., Hollywood, L. & Dean, M. (2014). Young children’s food brand knowledge. Early development and associations with television viewing and parent’s diet. Appetite, 80, 197-203.

Tatlow-Golden, M., Hennessy, E., Hollywood, L. & Dean, M. (2013).  'Big, strong and healthy': Young children's identification of food and drink that contribute to healthy growth. Appetite, 71, 163-70.

Simons J, Carter B, Day P, Ivey J (2013) Childhood Obesity. Editorial. Special Issue, Journal of Child Health Care.

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe; Authors: Tatlow-Golden M., Boyland, E. Jewell, J. (forthcoming). Protocol and training unit for monitoring the marketing of food to children and young people on television and digital media

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (2019). Monitoring and restricting digital marketing of unhealthy products to children and adolescents: CLICK Monitoring Framework. Geneva, WHO.

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (October, 2018). Evaluating implementation of the WHO Set of Recommendations on the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children. Progress, challenges and guidance for next steps in the WHO European Region. Geneva, WHO

Helleve, A., Sandberg, H., Berg, C., Prell, H., Ólafsdóttir, S.Gísladóttir, E.Andersen, M. C.Jewell, J.Breda, J.Marniemi, A.Gabrijelcic, M., Tatlow-Golden, M. (2018). Monitoring food marketing to children: A joint Nordic monitoring protocol for marketing of foods and beverages high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) towards children and young people. Copenhagen: Nordic Council of MinistersDOI: 10.6027/TN2018-504

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (November 2016). Tackling food marketing to children in a digital world: trans-disciplinary perspectives. Children’s rights, evidence of impact, methodological challenges, regulatory options and policy implications for the WHO European Region. Geneva, WHO

Tatlow-Golden, M. with Tracey, L. & Dolphin, L. (June 2016). Who’s feeding the kids online? Digital food marketing to children in Ireland: Advertisers’ tactics, children’s exposure and parents’ awareness. Dublin: Irish Heart Foundation.

Carter, Bernie; Arnott, Janine; Simons, Joan and Bray, Lucy (2017) Developing a Sense of Knowing and Acquiring the Skills to Manage Pain in Children with Profound Cognitive Impairments: Mothers’ Perspectives.  Pain Research and Management,

Simons, Joan; Carter, Bernie; Craske, Jennie; Parry, Sarah; Coles, Sally and Bennett, Michelle (2017). Anaesthetists' views of managing children's pain post-surgery. Pain News, 15(4) pp. 181–184.

Simons J, Brown N. (2017) Parents in Child Health Care. Online collection. Journal of Child Health Care.

Carter, Bernie; Simons, Joan; Bray, Lucy and Arnott, Janine (2016) Navigating Uncertainty: Health Professionals' Knowledge, Skill and Confidence in Assessing and Managing Pain in Children with Profound Cognitive Impairment. Pain Research and Management.

Simons J., Carter B., Bray L., Arnott J. (2015) Supporting parents of children who have complex needs to assess and manage their children’s pain: health care practitioners’ perspectives. Archives of Disease in Childhood G230.100 (Suppl 3), A97-A97

Carter, B., Satchwell, C.,  Simons, J.,  Bray L. (2015) Consulting With Children Prior To Designing Research: Is It Really Worth The Effort? Archives of Disease in Childhood O-136, 99 (Suppl 2), A76-A7

Carter, B.,  Bray, L., Satchwell C., Simons J. (2015) Engaging with children in designing pain research: how to do it and is it worth the effort? Pain News.

Simons J (2015) A proposed model of the effective management of children’s pain. Pain Management Nursing. 16(4), 570 – 578.

Carter B, Simons J (2014) Stories of Children’s Pain. Sage Publications

Kelsey J, Simons J (2014) Editorial. The Challenges of Adolescence Journal of Child Health Special Issue.

Brykczynska, Gosia M. and Simons, Joan eds. (2011). Ethical and Philosophical Aspects of Nursing Children and Young People. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

O’Farrelly, C., Booth, A; Tatlow-Golden, M.; Barker, B. (2019). Reconstructing readiness: Young children’s priorities for their early school adjustment. Early Childhood Research Quarterly

Guerin, S. & Tatlow-Golden, M. (2019). How valid are measures of children's self-concept/ self-esteem? Factors and content validity in three widely used scales. Child Indicators Research

Tatlow-Golden, M., & Guerin, S. (2017). Who I Am: The meaning of children’s most valued activities and relationships, and implications for self-concept research. Journal of Early Adolescence, 37(2), 236—266

Tatlow-Golden, M., O’Farrelly, C., Booth, A., & Doyle, O. (2017). ‘Bursting’ to go, and other experiences: Children’s views on using the toilet in the first school year. Journal of School Nursing, 33(3), 214-222

Tatlow-Golden, M., O’Farrelly, C., Booth, A., O’Rourke, C. & Doyle, O. (2016). “Look I have my ears open”: Resilience and early school experiences among children in an economically deprived suburban area in Ireland. School Psychology International37(2) 104–120

O'Farrelly C, Booth A, Tatlow-Golden M, Doyle O (2016) Self-reported early experiences of children from low socioeconomic status backgrounds: The children's thoughts about school study. Children's Research Digest: Transitions 3 (2)

McElvaney, R. & Tatlow-Golden, M. (2016). A traumatised and traumatising system: Professionals' perspectives on meeting the mental health needs of young people in the care and youth justice systems in Ireland. Children and Youth Services Review, 65, 62-69.

Tatlow-Golden, M. & McElvaney, R. (2015). “A bit more understanding”: Views of mental health of young adults with experience of the care system in Ireland. Children and Youth Services Review, 51, 1-9.