Theme 2 journal articles

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Please note that journal articles relating to the GoWell programme are listed on GoWell's website.

Effects of living near an urban motorway on the wellbeing of local residents in deprived areas: Natural experimental study
Foley L, Prins R, Crawford F, Humphreys D, Mitchell R, Sahlqvist S, Thomson H, Ogilvie D, on behalf of the M74 study team. PLoS ONE 2017. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174882.

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‘It makes me feel happy and joyful’: the evaluation of arts-based social interventions in public health. 
Garnham L, Campbell A. Journal of Public Health 2015. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv174

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A qualitative study of independent fast food vendors near secondary schools in disadvantaged Scottish neighbourhoods
Michelle Estrade, Smita Dick, Fiona Crawford, Ruth Jepson, Anne Ellaway, Geraldine McNeill. BMC Public Health 2014, 14:793  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-793 

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The relative influence of neighbourhood incivilities, cognitive social capital, club membership and individual characteristics on positive mental health
Jones Russell, Heimb Derek, Hunter Simon, Ellaway Anne. Health and Place 2014, DOI: 10.1016/2014.04.006   


Building a bridge, transport infrastructure and population characteristics: explaining active travel into Glasgow

McCartney G, Whyte B, Livingston M and Crawford F. Transport Policy 2012;21(C):119-125

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Exploring the relationships between housing, neighbourhoods and mental wellbeing for residents of deprived areas
Bond L, Kearns A, Mason P, Tannahill C, Egan M and Whitley E. BMC Public Health 2012; 12:48

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Is concern about young people’s antisocial behaviour associated with poor health?  Cross-sectional evidence from residents of deprived urban neighbourhoods
Egan M, Bond L, Kearns A and Tannahill C. BMC Public Health 2012;12:217 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-217


The residential psychosocial environment and mental wellbeing in deprived areas
Kearns A, Whitely E, Bond L and Tannahill C. International Journal of Housing Policy 2012;12(4):413-438


The psychosocial pathway to mental wellbeing at the local level: investigating the effects of perceived relative position in a deprived area context
Kearns A, Whitely E, Bond L, Egan M and Tannahill C. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2013;67:87-94 doi:10.1136/jech-2011-200415

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Smoking and intention to quit in deprived areas of Glasgow: Is it related to housing improvements and neighbourhood regeneration because of improved mental health?
Bond L, Egan M, Kearns A, Clark J and Tannahill C. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2012 doi:10.1136/jech-2012-201828


Branching out: The impact of a mental health ecotherapy programme
Wilson N, Jones R, Fleming S, Lafferty K, Knifton L, Catherine K and McNish H. Ecopsychology 2011;3(1):51-57 doi:10.1089/eco.2010.0049


Perceived discrimination, identification, social capital and well-being; relationships with physical health and psychological distress in a U.K minority
Jones R, Heim D and Hunter SC. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology 2011;42(7):1145-1164 doi:10.1177/0022022110383310


How will area regeneration impact on health? Learning from the GoWell study
Beck SA et al. Public Health 2010;124(3):125-130

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Protocol for a mixed methods study investigating the impact of investment in housing, regeneration and neighbourhood renewal on the health and wellbeing of residents: the GoWell Programme
Egan M et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2010;10:41 doi:10.1186/1471-2288-10-41


A health impact assessment of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
McCartney G, Palmer S, Winterbottom J, Jones R, Kendal R and Booker D. Public Health 2010;124(8):444-451


Editorial – Promotion of cycling and health
Mutrie N and Crawford F. British Medical Journal 2010;341:c5405

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It’s not just about the park, it’s about integration too: Why people choose to use or not use urban greenspaces
Seaman P, Jones R and Ellaway A. International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010;7:78 doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-78


Regeneration and health: conceptualising the connections
Kearns A, Tannahill C and Bond L. Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal 2009;3(1):56-76.


A review of ecotherapy as an adjunct form of treatment for those who use mental health services
Wilson NW, Killoran MR, Lafferty K and Jones R. Journal of Public Mental Health 2008;7(3):23-35


Psychosocial risk factors in home and community settings and their associations with population health and health inequalities: a systematic meta-review
Egan M, Tannahill C, Petticrew M and Thomas S. BMC Public Health 2008;8:239 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-239


A review of ecotherapy as an adjunct form of treatment for those who use mental health services
Wilson NW, Killoran MR, Lafferty K and Jones R. Journal of Public Mental Health 2008;7(3):23-35


Promoting walking to school: Results of a quasi-experimental trial
McKee R, Mutrie N, Crawford F and Green B. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2007;61:818-823 doi:10.1136/jech.2006.048181