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Juvenile curfew effects on criminal behavior and victimization
  • Authors David Wilson, Charlotte Gill, Ajima Olaghere, Dave McClure
  • Published date 2016-03-23
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 12
  • Issue nr 3
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  • PLS Title Juvenile curfews are not effective in reducing crime and victimization
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review assesses the effects of juvenile curfews on crime and victimization. The review summarizes findings from 12 studies. The search for this review was updated in March 2014, and the review published in March 2016.
  • Title Juvenile curfew effects on criminal behavior and victimization
  • Spanish PLS Los toques de queda juveniles no son eficaces para reducir la delincuencia y la victimización
  • Spanish PLS Description Los estudios incluidos ponen a prueba la eficacia de una política oficial estatal o local destinada a restringir, o de cualquier otra forma penalizar, la presencia de un menor en un lugar fuera del hogar durante ciertas horas del día. Esta ha sido una medida preventiva general dirigida a todos los jóvenes dentro de un cierto rango de edad y no una sanción impuesta a un joven específico.Se incluyen en la revisión 12 evaluaciones cuantitativas de los efectos que tienen los toques de queda en la conducta delincuencial juvenil o la victimización.
Advocacy interventions to reduce or eliminate violence and promote the physical and psychosocial well-being of women who experience intimate partner abuse
  • Authors Carol Rivas, Jean Ramsay, Laura Sadowski, Leslie Davidson, Danielle Dunne, Sandra Eldridge, Kelsey Hegarty, Angela Taft, Gene Feder
  • Published date 2016-01-04
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary Previous version Data
  • Volume 12
  • Issue nr 2
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  • PLS Title Limited evidence and limited effects of advocacy to reduce intimate partner violence
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review assesses the effects of advocacy interventions on intimate partner violence and women's wellbeing. The review summarizes findings from 13 studies.
  • Title Advocacy interventions to reduce or eliminate violence and promote the physical and psychosocial well-being of women who experience intimate partner abuse
  • Spanish PLS Evidencia e incidencia limitada de las actividades de apoyo para reducir la violencia de pareja
  • Spanish PLS Description El abuso de pareja o la violencia doméstica es común en todo el mundo. Incluye abuso físico, emocional y sexual, amenazas, retención de dinero, infligir lesiones y problemas de salud física y emocional que perduran por un largo período. La asistencia activa de personas capacitadas, que se denomina “actividades de apoyo” puede ayudar a las mujeres a hacer planes de seguridad, a lidiar con el abuso, y a acceder a los recursos de la comunidad. Las actividades de apoyo pueden darse como un servicio independiente, la aceptación de remisiones para recibir servicios de proveedores de atención médica, o puede ser parte de una intervención de múltiples componentes y, posiblemente, de múltiples agencias. Puede llevarse a cabo en la comunidad, en un refugio, o como parte del cuidado prenatal o de otro tipo de atención de salud, y varía en intensidad de menos de una hora a 80 horas. Las actividades de apoyo pueden contribuir a reducir el abuso, a empoderar a las mujeres para mejorar su situación al brindar asesoramiento y apoyo informal para la planificación de seguridad y para incrementar el acceso a diferentes servicios.
The impacts of business support services for small and medium enterprises on firm performance in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Caio Piza, Tulio Antonio Cravo, Linnet Taylor, Lauro Gonzalez, Isabel Musse, Isabela Furtado, Ana C. Sierra, Samer Abdelnour
  • Published date 2016-01-04
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 12
  • Issue nr 1
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  • PLS Title Business support services to small and medium enterprises seem to improve firm performance
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review assesses the effects of business support services in low - and middle-income countries on firm performance and economic development. The review summarizes findings from 40 studies.
  • Title The impacts of business support services for small and medium enterprises on firm performance in low- and middle-income countries
  • Spanish PLS Los servicios de apoyo empresarial para pequeñas y medianas empresas parecen mejorar el desempeño de las mismas
  • Spanish PLS Description Se destinan grandes cantidades de fondos a programas de apoyo a pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYMES) en países de ingresos bajos y medianos con el fin de aumentar los ingresos y beneficios, generar empleo y, de esta manera, promover el crecimiento económico y reducir la pobreza. Esta revisión de Campbell resume la evidencia del impacto de estos programas en las medidas de desempeño de las PYMES, incluyendo los ingresos, las ganancias y la productividad, así como la capacidad de las empresas para generar empleo y aumentar su productividad laboral.
Preventive interventions to reduce youth gang violence in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Angela Higginson, Kathryn Ham Benier, Yulia Shenderovich, Laura Bedford, Lorraine Mazerolle, Joseph Murray
  • Published date 2015-11-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice, International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
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  • PLS Title There are no rigorous studies of preventive interventions to reduce youth involvement in gangs in low- and middle-income countries
  • PLS Description Youth gang crime poses a serious problem for low and middle-income countries costing billions of dollars in harm, loss of life and social disruption. Preventive interventions are intended to stop crime before it occurs, either by preventing youth from joining gangs or by reducing recidivism by rehabilitating gang members outside of the criminal justice system. This review examines the effectiveness of these preventive interventions in achieving their aims, as well as identifying factors behind successful implementation in low and middle-income countries.
  • Title Preventive interventions to reduce youth gang violence in low- and middle-income countries
Strategies to increase the ownership and use of insecticide-treated bednets to prevent malaria
  • Authors Lana Augustincic Polec, Jennifer Petkovic, Vivian Andrea Welch, Erin Ueffing, Elizabeth Tanjong Ghogomu, Jordi Pardo Pardo, Mark Grabowsky, Amir Attaran, George A. Wells, Peter Tugwell
  • Published date 2015-11-02
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 17
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  • PLS Title Free bednets increase ownership, and education can increase use
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review assesses the effectiveness of economic and educational strategies for ownership and appropriate use of insecticide-treated bednets in developing countries.
  • Title Strategies to increase the ownership and use of insecticide-treated bednets to prevent malaria
Functional family therapy (FFT) for young people in treatment for non-opioid drug use
  • Authors Trine Filges, Ditte Andersen, Anne-Marie Klint Jørgensen
  • Published date 2015-09-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 14
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  • PLS Title Little evidence on the effectiveness of FFT as a treatment for non-opioid drug use for young people
  • PLS Description Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is a short-term, manual-based, intervention. It is delivered in outpatient settings and aims to modify interactions between family members to improve youth behavior. This review assesses the effectiveness of FFT as a treatment for young peoples' use of cannabis, amphetamines, ecstasy, or cocaine.
  • Title Functional family therapy (FFT) for young people in treatment for non-opioid drug use
Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Valentina Iemmi, Lorna Gibson, Karl Blanchet, Suresh Kumar, Santosh Rath, Sally Hartley, GVS Murthy, Vikram Patel, Joerg Weber, Hannah Kuper
  • Published date 2015-09-01
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 15
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  • PLS Title Positive effects from community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities and their carers in low- and middle-income countries
  • PLS Description Community-based rehabilitation has a beneficial effect on the lives of people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Title Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries
The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers
  • Authors Trine Filges, Edith Montgomery, Marianne Kastrup, Anne-Marie Klint Jørgensen
  • Published date 2015-09-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 13
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  • PLS Title Detention of asylum seekers has adverse effects on mental health
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines the impacts of on health, including mental health (PTSD, anxiety and depression), physical health and social functioning, of confining asylum seekers in detention centres. The review includes nine studies from the UK, Japan, Canada and Australia.
  • Title The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers
  • Spanish PLS La detención de solicitantes de asilo tiene efectos adversos sobre la salud mental
  • Spanish PLS Description La detención de solicitantes de asilo tiene efectos adversos sobre la salud mental Esta revisión sistemática de Campbell evaluó si la detención de los solicitantes de asilo tiene un impacto en su salud mental. La revisión también evaluó si la retención de solicitantes de asilo tiene un impacto negativo en su salud física y su funcionamiento social.
School-based education programmes for the prevention of child sexual abuse
  • Authors Kerryann Walsh, Karen Zwi, Sue Woolfenden, Aron Shlonsky
  • Published date 2015-05-04
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Protocol Review User abstract Plain language summary Previous version
  • Volume 11
  • PLS Title School-based sexual abuse prevention programmes strengthen children's protective behaviours and increase knowledge about sexual abuse
  • PLS Description This review assesses whether: programmes are effective in improving students' protective behaviours and knowledge about sexual abuse prevention; behaviours and skills are retained over time; and participation results in disclosures of sexual abuse, produces harms, or both.
  • Title School-based education programmes for the prevention of child sexual abuse
Psychosocial interventions for school refusal with primary and secondary school students
  • Authors Brandy R. Maynard, Kristen Brendel, Jeffrey J. Bulanda, David Heyne, Aaron Thompson, Terri Pigott
  • Published date 2015-05-04
  • Coordinating group(s) Education
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 12
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  • PLS Title Effects of Psychosocial Interventions for School Refusal with Primary and Secondary Students
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review assesses the effects of psychosocial interventions for school refusal. The review summarizes the findings from eight studies.
  • Title Psychosocial interventions for school refusal with primary and secondary school students
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