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Online parent programs for children's behavioral problems: a meta-analytic review.

Thongseiratch T, Leijten P, Melendez-Torres GJ.

Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 Jan 10. doi: 10.1007/s00787-020-01472-0. [Epub ahead of print]


Associations between school-based peer networks and smoking according to socioeconomic status and tobacco control context: protocol for a mixed method systematic review.

Littlecott HJ, Hawkins J, Mann M, Melendez-Torres GJ, Dobbie F, Moore G.

Syst Rev. 2019 Dec 6;8(1):313. doi: 10.1186/s13643-019-1225-z.


Developing methods for the overarching synthesis of quantitative and qualitative evidence: The interweave synthesis approach.

Thompson Coon J, Gwernan-Jones R, Garside R, Nunns M, Shaw L, Melendez-Torres GJ, Moore D.

Res Synth Methods. 2019 Nov 14. doi: 10.1002/jrsm.1383. [Epub ahead of print]


Prevalence of gambling behaviours and their associations with socioemotional harm among 11-16 year olds in Wales: findings from the School Health Research Network survey.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Anthony RE, Hewitt G, Murphy S, Moore GF.

Eur J Public Health. 2019 Oct 3. pii: ckz176. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckz176. [Epub ahead of print]


Interventions integrating health and academic education in schools to prevent substance misuse and violence: a systematic review.

Tancred T, Melendez-Torres GJ, Paparini S, Fletcher A, Stansfield C, Thomas J, Campbell R, Taylor S, Bonell C.

Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2019 Sep.


Dating and relationship violence victimization and perpetration among 11-16 year olds in Wales: a cross-sectional analysis of the School Health Research Network (SHRN) survey.

Young H, Long SJ, Melendez-Torres GJ, Kim HS, Hewitt G, Murphy S, Moore GF.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2019 Aug 29. pii: fdz084. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdz084. [Epub ahead of print]


Valid group comparisons can be made with the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9): A measurement invariance study across groups by demographic characteristics.

Villarreal-Zegarra D, Copez-Lonzoy A, Bernabé-Ortiz A, Melendez-Torres GJ, Bazo-Alvarez JC.

PLoS One. 2019 Sep 9;14(9):e0221717. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221717. eCollection 2019.


Infancy weight gain, parental socioeconomic position, and childhood overweight and obesity: a Danish register-based cohort study.

Rotevatn TA, Overgaard C, Melendez-Torres GJ, Mortensen RN, Ullits LR, Høstgaard AMB, Torp-Pedersen C, Bøggild H.

BMC Public Health. 2019 Sep 2;19(1):1209. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7537-z.


Achieving excellence and acknowledging contribution: The 2018 International Journal of Older People Nursing Awards.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Kagan SH.

Int J Older People Nurs. 2019 Sep;14(3):e12272. doi: 10.1111/opn.12272. No abstract available.


Measurement invariance properties and external construct validity of the short Warwick-Edinburgh mental wellbeing scale in a large national sample of secondary school students in Wales.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Hewitt G, Hallingberg B, Anthony R, Collishaw S, Hall J, Murphy S, Moore G.

Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2019 Aug 14;17(1):139. doi: 10.1186/s12955-019-1204-z.


Understanding rapid infant weight gain prevention: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence.

Rotevatn TA, Melendez-Torres GJ, Overgaard C, Peven K, Hyldgaard Nilsen J, Bøggild H, Høstgaard AMB.

Eur J Public Health. 2019 Aug 13. pii: ckz140. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckz140. [Epub ahead of print]


Co-occurring change in children's conduct problems and maternal depression: Latent class individual participant data meta-analysis of the Incredible Years parenting program.

Leijten P, Gardner F, Melendez-Torres GJ, Weeland J, Hutchings J, Landau S, McGilloway S, Overbeek G, van Aar J, Menting A, Orobio de Castro B, Berry V, Gaspar MF, Axberg U, Mørch WT, Scott S.

Dev Psychopathol. 2019 Dec;31(5):1851-1862. doi: 10.1017/S0954579419001068.


Adolescent Mental Health Program Components and Behavior Risk Reduction: A Meta-analysis.

Skeen S, Laurenzi CA, Gordon SL, du Toit S, Tomlinson M, Dua T, Fleischmann A, Kohl K, Ross D, Servili C, Brand AS, Dowdall N, Lund C, van der Westhuizen C, Carvajal-Aguirre L, Eriksson de Carvalho C, Melendez-Torres GJ.

Pediatrics. 2019 Aug;144(2). pii: e20183488. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-3488. Epub 2019 Jul 1.


Women's and girls' experiences of menstruation in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and qualitative metasynthesis.

Hennegan J, Shannon AK, Rubli J, Schwab KJ, Melendez-Torres GJ.

PLoS Med. 2019 May 16;16(5):e1002803. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002803. eCollection 2019 May.


Implementation of provider payment system reforms in the age of universal health coverage: a realist review of evidence from Asian developing countries.

Tan SY, Melendez-Torres GJ, Pang T.

J Health Serv Res Policy. 2019 Oct;24(4):279-287. doi: 10.1177/1355819619842305. Epub 2019 Apr 20. No abstract available.


Socio-Economic Inequalities in Adolescent Summer Holiday Experiences, and Mental Wellbeing on Return to School: Analysis of the School Health Research Network/Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Survey in Wales.

Morgan K, Melendez-Torres GJ, Bond A, Hawkins J, Hewitt G, Murphy S, Moore G.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Mar 28;16(7). pii: E1107. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16071107.


Meta-Analyses: Key Parenting Program Components for Disruptive Child Behavior.

Leijten P, Gardner F, Melendez-Torres GJ, van Aar J, Hutchings J, Schulz S, Knerr W, Overbeek G.

J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2019 Feb;58(2):180-190. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2018.07.900. Epub 2018 Nov 26. Review.


Shared Picture Book Reading Interventions for Child Language Development: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Dowdall N, Melendez-Torres GJ, Murray L, Gardner F, Hartford L, Cooper PJ.

Child Dev. 2019 Feb 9. doi: 10.1111/cdev.13225. [Epub ahead of print]


Developing and testing intervention theory by incorporating a views synthesis into a qualitative comparative analysis of intervention effectiveness.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Sutcliffe K, Burchett HED, Rees R, Thomas J.

Res Synth Methods. 2019 Sep;10(3):389-397. doi: 10.1002/jrsm.1341. Epub 2019 Feb 20.


From complex social interventions to interventions in complex social systems: Future directions and unresolved questions for intervention development and evaluation.

Moore GF, Evans RE, Hawkins J, Littlecott H, Melendez-Torres GJ, Bonell C, Murphy S.

Evaluation (Lond). 2019 Jan;25(1):23-45. doi: 10.1177/1356389018803219. Epub 2018 Oct 31.


Protocol for pilot cluster RCT of project respect: a school-based intervention to prevent dating and relationship violence and address health inequalities among young people.

Meiksin R, Allen E, Crichton J, Morgan GS, Barter C, Elbourne D, Hunt K, Melendez-Torres GJ, Morris S, Reyes HLMN, Sturgess J, Taylor B, Young H, Campbell R, Bonell C.

Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2019 Jan 22;5:13. doi: 10.1186/s40814-019-0391-z. eCollection 2019.


Interventions integrating health and academic interventions to prevent substance use and violence: a systematic review and synthesis of process evaluations.

Tancred T, Paparini S, Melendez-Torres GJ, Fletcher A, Thomas J, Campbell R, Bonell C.

Syst Rev. 2018 Dec 6;7(1):227. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0886-3.


A systematic review and synthesis of theories of change of school-based interventions integrating health and academic education as a novel means of preventing violence and substance use among students.

Tancred T, Paparini S, Melendez-Torres GJ, Thomas J, Fletcher A, Campbell R, Bonell C.

Syst Rev. 2018 Nov 13;7(1):190. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0862-y.


Viewpoints of adolescents with overweight and obesity attending lifestyle obesity treatment interventions: a qualitative systematic review.

Jones HM, Al-Khudairy L, Melendez-Torres GJ, Oyebode O.

Obes Rev. 2019 Jan;20(1):156-169. doi: 10.1111/obr.12771. Epub 2018 Oct 29.


Just how plain are plain tobacco packs: re-analysis of a systematic review using multilevel meta-analysis suggests lessons about the comparative benefits of synthesis methods.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Thomas J, Lorenc T, O'Mara-Eves A, Petticrew M.

Syst Rev. 2018 Oct 5;7(1):153. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0821-7.


Parenting behaviors that shape child compliance: A multilevel meta-analysis.

Leijten P, Gardner F, Melendez-Torres GJ, Knerr W, Overbeek G.

PLoS One. 2018 Oct 5;13(10):e0204929. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204929. eCollection 2018.


Comparative effectiveness of beta-interferons and glatiramer acetate for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: systematic review and network meta-analysis of trials including recommended dosages.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Armoiry X, Court R, Patterson J, Kan A, Auguste P, Madan J, Counsell C, Ciccarelli O, Clarke A.

BMC Neurol. 2018 Oct 3;18(1):162. doi: 10.1186/s12883-018-1162-9. Review.


Integration of academic and health education for the prevention of physical aggression and violence in young people: systematic review, narrative synthesis and intervention components analysis.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Tancred T, Fletcher A, Campbell R, Thomas J, Bonell C.

BMJ Open. 2018 Sep 21;8(9):e020793. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020793.


The Earlier the Better? Individual Participant Data and Traditional Meta-analysis of Age Effects of Parenting Interventions.

Gardner F, Leijten P, Melendez-Torres GJ, Landau S, Harris V, Mann J, Beecham J, Hutchings J, Scott S.

Child Dev. 2019 Jan;90(1):7-19. doi: 10.1111/cdev.13138. Epub 2018 Sep 14.


World Class Excellence in an International Gerontological Nursing Journal: Announcing Our 2017 IJOPN Author and Reviewer Awards.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Kagan SH.

Int J Older People Nurs. 2018 Sep;13(3):e12201. doi: 10.1111/opn.12201. No abstract available.


Comparative efficacy and safety of licensed treatments for previously treated non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Armoiry X, Tsertsvadze A, Connock M, Royle P, Melendez-Torres GJ, Souquet PJ, Clarke A.

PLoS One. 2018 Jul 25;13(7):e0199575. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199575. eCollection 2018.


Study protocol for the optimisation, feasibility testing and pilot cluster randomised trial of Positive Choices: a school-based social marketing intervention to promote sexual health, prevent unintended teenage pregnancies and address health inequalities in England.

Ponsford R, Allen E, Campbell R, Elbourne D, Hadley A, Lohan M, Melendez-Torres GJ, Mercer CH, Morris S, Young H, Bonell C.

Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2018 May 23;4:102. doi: 10.1186/s40814-018-0279-3. eCollection 2018.


Risk and Protective Factors for Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: Systematic Review and Meta-analyses of Prospective-Longitudinal Studies.

Yakubovich AR, Stöckl H, Murray J, Melendez-Torres GJ, Steinert JI, Glavin CEY, Humphreys DK.

Am J Public Health. 2018 Jul;108(7):e1-e11. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304428. Epub 2018 May 17.


The potential role for sociologists in designing RCTs and of RCTs in refining sociological theory: A commentary on Deaton and Cartwright.

Bonell C, Melendez-Torres GJ, Quilley S.

Soc Sci Med. 2018 Aug;210:29-31. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.04.045. Epub 2018 Apr 26. No abstract available.


Correlates and subgroups of injecting drug use in UK gay and bisexual men: Findings from the 2014 Gay Men's Sex Survey.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Bourne A, Hickson F, Reid D, Weatherburn P.

Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Jun 1;187:292-295. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.03.014. Epub 2018 Apr 16.


How Do Contextual Factors Influence Implementation and Receipt of Positive Youth Development Programs Addressing Substance Use and Violence? A Qualitative Meta-Synthesis of Process Evaluations.

Dickson K, Melendez-Torres GJ, Fletcher A, Hinds K, Thomas J, Stansfield C, Murphy S, Campbell R, Bonell C.

Am J Health Promot. 2018 May;32(4):1110-1121. doi: 10.1177/0890117116670302. Epub 2016 Oct 21.


Ixazomib for Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma: Review from an Evidence Review Group on a NICE Single Technology Appraisal.

Armoiry X, Connock M, Tsertsvadze A, Cummins E, Melendez-Torres GJ, Royle P, Clarke A.

Pharmacoeconomics. 2018 Sep;36(9):1073-1081. doi: 10.1007/s40273-018-0644-3. Review.


Are Relationship Enhancement and Behavior Management "The Golden Couple" for Disruptive Child Behavior? Two Meta-analyses.

Leijten P, Melendez-Torres GJ, Gardner F, van Aar J, Schulz S, Overbeek G.

Child Dev. 2018 Nov;89(6):1970-1982. doi: 10.1111/cdev.13051. Epub 2018 Mar 20.


The importance of service-users' perspectives: A systematic review of qualitative evidence reveals overlooked critical features of weight management programmes.

Sutcliffe K, Melendez-Torres GJ, Burchett HED, Richardson M, Rees R, Thomas J.

Health Expect. 2018 Jun;21(3):563-573. doi: 10.1111/hex.12657. Epub 2018 Mar 14.


Weight management programmes: Re-analysis of a systematic review to identify pathways to effectiveness.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Sutcliffe K, Burchett HED, Rees R, Richardson M, Thomas J.

Health Expect. 2018 Jun;21(3):574-584. doi: 10.1111/hex.12667. Epub 2018 Mar 5.


One Size Fits All? The Validity of a Composite Poverty Index Across Urban and Rural Households in South Africa.

Steinert JI, Cluver LD, Melendez-Torres GJ, Vollmer S.

Soc Indic Res. 2018;136(1):51-72. doi: 10.1007/s11205-016-1540-x. Epub 2016 Dec 27.


Does integrated academic and health education prevent substance use? Systematic review and meta-analyses.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Tancred T, Fletcher A, Thomas J, Campbell R, Bonell C.

Child Care Health Dev. 2018 Jul;44(4):516-530. doi: 10.1111/cch.12558. Epub 2018 Feb 15.


Typology of drug use in United Kingdom men who have sex with men and associations with socio-sexual characteristics.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Bourne A, Reid D, Hickson F, Bonell C, Weatherburn P.

Int J Drug Policy. 2018 May;55:159-164. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.01.007. Epub 2018 Feb 2.


Short- and long-term clinical outcomes of use of beta-interferon or glatiramer acetate for people with clinically isolated syndrome: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials and network meta-analysis.

Armoiry X, Kan A, Melendez-Torres GJ, Court R, Sutcliffe P, Auguste P, Madan J, Counsell C, Clarke A.

J Neurol. 2018 May;265(5):999-1009. doi: 10.1007/s00415-018-8752-8. Epub 2018 Jan 22. Review.


Do prospective payment systems (PPSs) lead to desirable providers' incentives and patients' outcomes? A systematic review of evidence from developing countries.

Tan SY, Melendez-Torres GJ.

Health Policy Plan. 2018 Jan 1;33(1):137-153. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx151. Review.


Integrating Health Education in Academic Lessons: Is This the Future of Health Education in Schools?

Tancred T, Fletcher A, Melendez-Torres GJ, Thomas J, Campbell R, Bonell C.

J Sch Health. 2017 Nov;87(11):807-810. doi: 10.1111/josh.12554. No abstract available.


Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of beta-interferon and glatiramer acetate for treating multiple sclerosis: systematic review and economic evaluation.

Melendez-Torres GJ, Auguste P, Armoiry X, Maheswaran H, Court R, Madan J, Kan A, Lin S, Counsell C, Patterson J, Rodrigues J, Ciccarelli O, Fraser H, Clarke A.

Health Technol Assess. 2017 Sep;21(52):1-352. doi: 10.3310/hta21520. Review.


Lifestyle weight management programmes for children: A systematic review using Qualitative Comparative Analysis to identify critical pathways to effectiveness.

Burchett HED, Sutcliffe K, Melendez-Torres GJ, Rees R, Thomas J.

Prev Med. 2018 Jan;106:1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.08.025. Epub 2017 Sep 1. Review.


Marking excellence in contributions to the gerontological nursing literature.

Kagan SH, Melendez-Torres GJ.

Int J Older People Nurs. 2017 Sep;12(3). doi: 10.1111/opn.12160. No abstract available.

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