Promoting Desired Lifestyles Among Adults with Severe Autism and Intellectual Disabilities
Person Centered Applications of Behavior Analysis
2023, Pages 3-14

This content aligns with Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by discussing the importance of promoting desired lifestyles among adults with severe autism and intellectual disabilities, and how the operations of many adult service agencies fail to promote individually desired lifestyles.
To mark the 50th Anniversary of World Environment Day on 5 June 2023, Elsevier proudly presents a curated list of publicly available journal articles and book chapters in support of this year's theme “Solutions to Plastics Pollution”. Please share and download.

Essential Human Virology (Second Edition), 2023, Pages 209-230

This content aligns with Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing by providing an overview of the human immunodeficiency virus

Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Volume 88, June 2023

This article highlights the risks of a polluted environment on our health, especially reproductive health and female fertility.
This study engages a broad group of stakeholders to develop a consensus-based research agenda for mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) interventions in humanitarian settings.
A service evaluation was conducted of a rapid response brief trauma therapy training at the start of the Ukraine war. The aims of this study were to explore the feasibility of providing brief therapy trauma training to upskill local therapists in Ukraine and to assess if the treatment approach was effective in reducing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms.
Scandinavian countries show important differences in specialist care for major depressive disorder.
This Article supports SDG 3 by evaluating the effect on mental health of the Community Wealth Building programme in Preston, UK, whereby the local economy in this economically deprived area was boosted by shifting to local supply chains. Compared with control areas, an improvement was seen in mental health outcomes such as prevalence of depression. The authors suggest that such a model could simultaneously help to advance economic regeneration, improve health and wellbeing, and reduce regional inequalities.
This Article supports SDG 3 by analysing the effect of parental death on subsequent antidepressant use among children and young people, looking at a cohort of 7-24 year olds in Sweden. The study found an increased risk of antidepressant use over the 12 years of follow-up, particularly if the surviving parent has mental health issues. The authors suggest that research and interventions could focus on mental health issues of the child and surviving parent, and the interaction between them.
This Article supports SDG 3 by examining the relationship between BMI and mental health in a large dataset of adolescents in the UK, finding this relationship to be mediated by happiness with appearance and self esteem. The authors note that greater emphasis should be placed in school cirricula, advertising, and social media on promoting healthy body image and self esteem and reducing weight stigma.