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  • Gestsdottir, Sunna; Svansdóttir, Erla; Sigurðsson, Héðinn; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Ommundsen, Yngvar; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Jóhannsson, Erlingur (Termedia Sp. z.o.o., 2018)
    background Body image dissatisfaction has been linked with a range of adverse psychosocial outcomes in both genders and has become an important public health issue. Across all ages, women have reported being more dissatisfied with their bodies ...
  • Haynes, Katharine; Coates, Lucinda; van den Honert, Rob; Gissing, Andrew; Bird, Deanne; Dimer de Oliveira, Felipe; D’Arcy, Rebecca; Smith, Chloe; Radford, Deirdre (Elsevier BV, 2017-10)
    This paper documents the analysis of the circumstances surrounding fatalities due to flooding in Australia between 1900 and 2015. This longitudinal investigation is important to understand changing trends in social vulnerability and to inform efficient ...
  • Hinriksdóttir, Gunnhildur; Tryggvadóttir, Ágústa; Ólafsdóttir, Anna Sigríður; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2015-06-15)
    Introduction The interaction between fatness, fitness, and C-reactive protein (CRP) in adolescents is not well characterized but may be important to prevent low grade inflammation. The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between ...
  • Gunnarsson, Gunnar J.; Finnbogason, Gunnar E.; Ragnarsdóttir, Hanna; Jónsdóttir, Halla (Karlstad University, 2015)
    Abstract: This article introduces initial findings from a study on young people‘s (18 years and older) life views and life values in Iceland. The research project is located within a broad theoretical framework and uses interdisciplinary approaches ...
  • Hummel, Hans G. K.; Boyle, Elizabeth A.; Einarsdóttir, Sif; Petursdottir, Arna; Graur, Aurel (Informa UK Limited, 2017-11-26)
    Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that youth has to take but many young people find this a hard issue to engage with. Current career counselling practice does not appear very compelling or motivating to young people. Professional ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Sigrídur Lóa; Brynjarsdóttir, Birta; Sæmundsen, Evald E.; Sigurðsson, Jón Friðrik (Exeley, Inc., 2018)
    Background: Studies on early intervention have reported significant gains for many children with autism. Knowledge on how these children fare in adulthood is limited. Objective: To examine long-term outcome of children with autism who received ...
  • Hrolfsdottir, Laufey; Halldorsson, Thorhallur; Rytter, Dorte; Bech, Bodil Hammer; Birgisdottir, Bryndis Eva; Gunnarsdottir, Ingibjorg; Granström, Charlotta; Henriksen, Tine Brink; Olsen, Sjurdur F.; Maslova, Ekaterina (Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2017-04)
    Background Results from 2 cohort studies in Scotland established in the 1940s and 1950s (Aberdeen and Motherwell) suggested that a high protein diet during pregnancy might adversely influence offspring blood pressure at adult age. Our objective was to ...
  • Sævarsson, Elvar Smári; Svansdottir, Erla; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Asgeirsdottir, Tinna Laufey; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Johannsson, Erlingur (SAGE Publications, 2017-06-30)
    Aims: The aims of this study were to study the correlation between lifestyle-related factors, such as organized leisure-time sport participation (OLSP), cardiorespiratory fitness, and adiposity, and academic achievement among preadolescents. Methods: ...
  • Gísladóttir, Berglind; Gronfeldt, Bjarki; Kristjansson, Alfgeir; Sigfúsdóttir, Inga Dóra (Springer Nature, 2017-10-14)
    The literature on sexual minority adolescents and young adults has highlighted a poor mental status among those groups compared to their heterosexual peers. Sexual minorities are also more likely to experience stress factors such as bullying and physical ...
  • Marcon, Alessandro; Pesce, Giancarlo; Calciano, Lucia; Bellisario, Valeria; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Matheson, Melanie C.; Pirina, Pietro; Svanes, Cecilie; Villani, Simona; Zuberbier, Torsten; Minelli, Cosetta; Accordini, Simone (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-08-22)
    Background Tobacco consumption is the largest avoidable health risk. Understanding changes of smoking over time and across populations is crucial to implementing health policies. We evaluated trends in smoking initiation between 1970 and 2009 in random ...