How are health and illness experienced within families and relationships? How do families and relationships influence health? These questions reflect research interests of CRFR researchers working in this area.
Our research spans the life-course, from conception to old age, and uses qualitative and quantitative research methods to explore social dimensions of health and illness within families.
Specific areas of interest and expertise include: mental health and wellbeing; parenting, childhood and health; reproductive health, older people’s health and wellbeing.
Publications in this theme
CRFR Briefing 76: Young people's views and knowledge about abortion
CRFR Briefing 74: A sign that something is wrong?: Young people talking about self-harm
Young people's briefing: Addicted to hurting yourself? Self-harm, alcohol and drug-use
Projects in this theme
Connect in Care
General Practitioner understanding and management of patients who self-harm
Integrating Abortion within a Specialist contraceptive service (IASC)
Managing the risks and realities of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Parenting support and drug use
PROP: Improving evidence sharing in health and social care for older people
Wellcome Strategic Programme in the human body: it's scope, limits and future
Young people's views on abortion