List of HBSC England peer-review papers 


Boer, M., Moreno-Maldonado, C., Dierckens, M., Lenzi, M., Currie, C., Residori, C., Bosáková, L., Berchialla, P., Eida, T. & Stevens, G. (2024). The Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Construction of the Family Affluence Scale: Findings from 16 Countries. Child Ind Res 17, 395–418 (2024). DOI: 10.1007/s12187-023-10082-6


Qualter, P., Hennessey, A., Yang, K., Chester, K. L., Klemera, E., & Brooks, F. (2021). Prevalence and Social Inequality in Youth Loneliness in the UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(19). DOI: 10.3390/ijerph181910420 (

Zaborskis, A., Kavaliauskienė, A., Eriksson, C., Klemera, E., Dimitrova, E., Melkumova, M., & Husarova, D. (2021). Family Support as Smoking Prevention during Transition from Early to Late Adolescence: A Study in 42 Countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(23), 12739. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph182312739 (


García-Moya, I., Brooks, F., & Moreno, C. (2020). A New Measure for the Assessment of Student–Teacher Connectedness in Adolescence. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. DOI: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000621 (

Shaver, N., Michaelson, V., Whitehead, R., Pickett, W., Brooks, F., & Inchley, J. (2020). Structural validity of a brief scale adapted to measure adolescent spiritual health. SSM-Population Health, 12, 100670. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100670 (


Chester, K. L., Klemera, E., Magnusson, J., Spencer, N. H., & Brooks, F. M. (2019). The role of school-based health education in adolescent spiritual moral, social and cultural development. Health Education Journal, 0017896919832341. DOI: 10.1177/0017896919832341 (

Michaelson, V., King, N., Inchley, J., Currie, D., Brooks, F., & Pickett, W. (2019). Domains of spirituality and their associations with positive mental health: A study of adolescents in Canada, England and Scotland. Preventive Medicine. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.04.018 (

Chester, K. L., Magnusson, J. Klemera, E., Spencer, N. H. & Brooks, F. (2019). The mitigating role of ecological health assets in adolescent cyberbullying victimization. Youth & Society, 51(3), 291-317.

Gobina, I., Villberg, J., Valimaa, R., Tynjala, J., Whitehead, R., Cosma, A., Brooks, F., Cavallo, F., Ng, K., Gasper de Matos, M., Villerusa, A. (2019). Prevalence of self-reported chronic pain among adolescents: Evidence from 42 countries and regionsEuropean Journal of Pain, 23: 316-326  

Chester, K. L., Klemera, E., Magnusson, J., Spencer, N. H. & Brooks, F. M. (2019). The role of health education in adolescent spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. Health Education Journal.

Garcia-Moya, I., Brooks, F. M. & Moreno, C. (2019). Humanizing and conducive to learning: an adolescent students’ perspective on the central attributes of positive relationships with teachers. European Journal of Psychology of Education


Költő, A., Young, H., Burke, L., Moreau, N., Cosma, A., Magnusson, J., Windlin, B., Reis, M., Saewyc, E. M., Godeau, E. & Nic Gabhainn. S. (2018).Love and dating patterns for same- and both-gender attracted adolescents across Europe. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 28(4):772-778

Brooks, F., Michaelson, V., King, N., Inchley, J. & Pickett, W. (2018).Spirituality as a protective health asset for young people: an international comparative analysis from three countries. International Journal of Public Health, 63(3): 387-395

Garcia-Moya, I., Brooks, F. M. & Spencer, N. H. (2017).School-level factors associated with teacher connectedness: a multilevel analysis of the structural and relational school determinants of young people’s health. Journal of Public Health, 40(2), 366-374. 

Simon, A., Owen, C., O’Connell, R. & Brooks, F. (2018). Changing trends in young people’s food behaviour and wellbeing in England in relation to family affluence between 2005 and 2014. Journal of Youth Studies, 21(5) 687-700. 


Yassaee, A., Hargreaves, D. S., Chester, K., Lamb, S., Hagell, A. & Brooks, F. (2017). Experience of primary care services among early adolescents in England and association with health outcomes.Journal of Adolescent Health, 60(4), 388-394.  

Chester, K. L., Spencer, N. H., Whiting, L. & Brooks, F. M. (2017).Association between experiencing relational bullying and adolescent health-related quality of life. Journal of School Health, 87(11), 865-872. 

Klemera, E., Brooks, F. M., Chester, K. L., Magnusson, J. & Spencer, N. (2017) Self-harm in adolescence: Protective health assets in the family, school and community.International Journal of Public Health, 62(6), 631-638.  


Brooks, F. M., Chester, K. L., Smeeton, N. C., & Spencer, N. H. (2016). Video gaming in adolescence: factors associated with leisure time use. Journal of Youth Studies, 19(1), 36-54. 

Johal, G. S., Bell, R., Hesketh, T., Klemera, E., & Brooks, F. (2016). Obesogenic behaviours in South Asian adolescents in England: A literature review and quantitative investigation. The Lancet, 388. 

Yassaee, A., Hargreaves, D., Lamb, S., Chester, K., & Brooks, F. (2016). G135 Associations between GP experience and health outcomes among English adolescents: Cross-sectional study of national data. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 101(Suppl 1). 

Marsa-Sambola, F., Williams, J., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, A., Connor, M., Roberts, C., Brooks, F. & Currie, C. (2016). Sociodemographics of pet ownership among adolescents in Great Britain: Findings from the HBSC Study in England, Scotland, and Wales. Anthrozoos, 29(4), 559-580. 

Michaelson, V., Brooks, F., Jirásek, I., Inchley, J., Whitehead, R., King, Walsh, S., Davison, C. M., Mazur, J., Picket, W  & the HBSC Child Spiritual Health Writing Group (2016). Developmental patterns of adolescent spiritual health in six countries. SSM – Population Health, 2, 294-303 


Cavallo, F., Dalmasso, P., Ottova-Jordan, V., Brooks, F., Mazur, J., Valimaa, R., Gobina, I., Gasper de Matos, M. & Ravens-Sieberer, R. (2015). Trends in self-rated health in European and North-American adolescents from 2002 to 2010 in 32 countries.European Journal of Public Health, 25 (supplement 2): 13-15 

Brooks, F., Zaborskis, A., Tabak, I., Granado Alcón, M., Zemaitiene, N., de Roos, S. &  Klemera, E. (2015). Trends in adolescents perceived parental communication across Europe and North America: 2001 to 2010. European Journal of Public Health, 25 (supplement 2): 46-50 

Ramiro, L., Windlin, B., Reis, M., Nic Gabhainn, S., Jovic, S., Matos, M., Magnusson, J. & Godeau, E. (2015). Gendered trends in early and very early sex and condom use in 20 European countries from 2002 to 2010. European Journal of Public Health, 25 (supplement 2): 65-68 

Chester, K. L., Callaghan, M., Cosma, A., Donnelly, P., Craig, W., Walsh, S. & Michal, M. (2015). Cross-national time trends in bullying victimization among children aged 11, 13 and 15 from 2002-2010. European Journal of Public Health, 25 (supplement 2): 61-64 

Garcia-Moya, I., Brooks, F., Morgan, A. & Moreno, C. (2015). Subjective well-being in adolescence and teacher connectedness. A health asset analysis. Health Education Journal, 74(6): 641-654 

Boniel-Nissim, M., Tabak, I., Mazur, J., Borraccino, A., Brooks, F., Gommans, R., van der Sluijs, W., Zsiros, E., Craig, W., Harel-Fisch, Y. & Finne, E. (2015). Supportive communication with parents moderates the negative effects of electronic media use on life satisfaction during adolescence. International Journal of Public Health. 60(2), 189-198.


Brooks, F., Smeeton, N., Chester, K. & Klemera, E. (2014) Associations between physical activity in adolescence and health behaviours, well being, family and social relations.International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 52 (5): 271-282 


Magnusson, J., Klemera, E. & Brooks, F. (2013). Life satisfaction in children and young people: Meaning and measuresThe Child and Family Clinical Psychology Review, No1 Spring 2013 

Pickett, W., Molcho, M., Elgar, F.J., Brooks, F. et al. (2013) Trends and socioeconomic correlates of adolescent physical fighting in 30 countriesPediatrics 131 (1): e18-e26 

Ramos, P., Brooks, F., Garcia-Moya, I. Rivera, F. & Moreno, C. (2013) Eating habits and physical activity in dieter and non-dieter youth: A gender analysis of English and Spanish adolescents The Social Science Journal, 50 (4): 575 -582  

Mazur, J., Sentenac, M., Brooks, F., Malkowska-Szkutnik, A., Gajewski, J. & Gavin, A. (2013) Burden of chronic health conditions in adolescence measured by school surveys Developmental Period Medicine, XVII: 157-164 


Lenzi M, Vieno A., Perkins AD, Santinello MS, Elgar FJ, Morgan A & Mazzardis S. (2012). Family affluence, school and neighborhood contexts and adolescents’ civic engagement: A cross-national studyAm J Community Psychol 50 (1-2): 197-210 

Morgan A, Rivera F, Moreno C & Haglund B. (2012). Does social capital travel? Influences on the life satisfaction of young people living in England and Spain. BMC Public Health 12:138 

Brooks F, Magnusson J, Spencer N & Morgan A. (2012). Adolescent multiple risk behaviour: An assets approach to the role of family, school and community. Journal of Public Health. 34 (Suppl1.): 34-56. 

Ottova V, Erhart M, Vollebergh W, Kokonyei G, Morgan A, et al (2012). The role of individual and macro social determinants on psychomatic complaints. Journal of Early Adolescence 32 (1): 126-158 

Ramos P, Moreno C, Rivera F, Gaspar de Matos M, & Morgan A (2012) Analysis of social inequalities in health through an integrated measure of perceived and experienced health in Spanish and Portuguese adolescents. Journal of Health Psychology. 17 (1): 57-67


Godeau E., Nic Gabhainn S., Magnusson, J. & Zanotti, C. (2011) A profile of young people’s sexual behaviour: Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children studyEntre Nous, 72: 24-26.


Zambon A, Morgan A, Vereecken C, Colombini S, Boyce W, Mazur J, Lemma P, & Cavallo F (2010) The contribution of club participation to adolescent health: evidence from 6 countries. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 64: 89-95 

Fenton C, Brooks F, Spencer N & Morgan A (2010) Sustaining a positive body image in adolescence: an assets based analysis. Health and Social Care in the community. 18(2) 189-198 


Erhart M, Ottova V, Gaspar T, Jericek H, Schnohr, Alikasifoglu M, Morgan A & Ravens-Sieberer U (2009) Measuring mental health and wellbeing of school children in 15 European countries using the KIDSCREEN-10 Index. International Journal of Public Health 54: S160-166 

Koller T, Morgan A, Guerreriro A, Currie C & Ziglio E (2009) Addressing the socioeconomic determinants of adolescent health: experience from the WHO/HBSC Forum 2007International Journal of Public Health 54: 278-284 

Dallago L., Perkins D., Santinello M., Boyce W., Molcho M & Morgan A (2009) Adolescent place attachment, social capital, and perceived safety: A comparison of 13 countriesAmerican Journal of Community Psychology 44 (1-2): 148-60 

Morgan A & Haglund B A (2009) Social capital matters for adolescent health: Evidence from the English HBSC study.Health Promotion International. 24 (4): 363-372