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Topic areas include quantitative criminology, adolescent development, longitudinal research and alcohol and drug use.

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2019

Cost-effectiveness of a combined classroom curriculum and parental intervention: economic evaluation of data from the Steps Towards Alcohol Misuse Prevention Programme cluster randomised controlled trial

Agus, A., McKay, M., Cole, J., Doherty, P., Foxcroft, D., Harvey, S., Murphy, L., Percy, A. & Sumnall, H., 02 Jul 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 7, 9 p., e027951.

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Interplay Between Sensation Seeking and Parental Rules in the Emergence of Heavy Episodic Drinking

Percy, A., McKay, M. T. & Cole, J. C., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Research On Adolescence. 29, 4, p. 814-821 8 p.

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Recanting of Previous Reports of Alcohol Consumption within a Large-Scale Clustered Randomised Control Trial

Percy, A., Agus, A., Cole, J., Doherty, P., Foxcroft, D., Harvey, S., McKay, M., Murphy, L. & Sumnall, H., 14 Jan 2019, In : Prevention Science.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Allowing imprisoned fathers to parent: maximising the potential benefits of prison based parenting programmes

Hayes, D., Butler, M., Devaney, J. & Percy, A., 08 Feb 2018, In : Child Care in Practice. 24, 2, p. 181-197 16 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
181 Downloads (Pure)

Refining the clinical application of the consideration of future consequences scale -14

Percy, A., McKay, M. T., Perry, J. L. & Cole, J. C., 07 Mar 2018, In : Current Psychology. 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
205 Downloads (Pure)

Steps Towards Alcohol Misuse Prevention Programme (STAMPP): a school-based and community-based cluster randomised controlled trial

McKay, M., Agus, A., Cole, J., Doherty, P., Foxcroft, D., Harvey, S., Murphy, L., Percy, A. & Sumnall, H., 09 Mar 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 3, 10 p., e019722.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
202 Downloads (Pure)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
203 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Steps Towards Alcohol Misuse Prevention Programme (STAMPP): a school- and community-based cluster randomised controlled trial

Sumnall, H., Agus, A., Cole, J., Doherty, P., Foxcroft, D., Harvey, S., McKay, M., Murphy, L. & Percy, A., 01 Apr 2017, In : Public Health Research. 5, 2, 152 p.

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318 Downloads (Pure)

Temporal focus clusters differ meaningfully in terms of anxiety and depressive symptomatology

McKay, M. T., Cole, J. C. & Percy, A., 01 Oct 2017, In : Psychiatry Research. 256, p. 283-285

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Evidence for the reliability and validity, but not the practical utility of the two-factor Consideration of Future Consequences Scale-14

McKay, M. T., Perry, J. L., Percy, A. & Cole, J. C., 01 Aug 2016, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 98, p. 133-136 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between time attitudes profiles and self-efficacy, sensation seeking, and alcohol use: An exploratory study

McKay, M. T., Percy, A., Cole, J. C., Worrell, F. C. & Andretta, J. R., 01 Jul 2016, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 97, p. 203-209 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Further evidence for a bifactor solution for the Consideration of Future Consequences Scale: Measurement and conceptual implications

McKay, M. T., Cole, J. C. & Percy, A., 01 Sep 2015, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 83, p. 219-222 4 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability and factorial validity of Adolescent Time Inventory-Time Attitude (ATI-TA) Scores in Scottish and Northern Irish adolescents

McKay, M. T., Cole, J. C., Percy, A., Worrell, F. C. & Mello, Z. R., Nov 2015, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 86, p. 412-416 5 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of the Omagh bomb on adolescent mental health: a school-based study

Duffy, M., McDermott, M., Percy, A., Ehlers, A., Clarke, D. M., Fitzgerald, M. & Moriarty, J., 2015, In : BMC Psychiatry. 15, 18, 10 p., 18.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
377 Downloads (Pure)

The stability of alcohol consumption between age 16 and 26: Evidence from a National Birth Cohort Study

Percy, A. & McKay, M., Oct 2015, In : Journal of Adolescence. 44, p. 57-69 13 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Support for the Multidimensional Adolescent Stress Questionnaire in a Sample of Adolescents in the United Kingdom

Mckay, M. T., Percy, A. & Byrne, D. G., 31 Mar 2014, In : Stress and Health.

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2013

A school based study of psychological disturbance in children following the Omagh bomb

McDermott, M., Duffy, M., Percy, A., Fitzgerald, M. & Cole, C., 27 Oct 2013, In : Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health. 7, 1, 11 p., 36.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
282 Downloads (Pure)

Consideration of future consequences and alcohol use among Northern Irish adolescents

McKay, M. T., Percy, A. & Cole, J. C., 01 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Substance Use. 18, 5, p. 377-391

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Present orientation, future orientation and alcohol use in Northern Irish adolescents

McKay, M. T., Percy, A. & Cole, J. C., 2013, In : Addiction research & theory. 21, 1, p. 43-51 9 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Self-esteem and self-efficacy: Associations with alcohol consumption in a sample of adolescents in Northern Ireland

McKay, M. T., Sumnall, H. R., Cole, J. C. & Percy, A., Feb 2012, In : DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY. 19, 1, p. 72-80 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

The Temporal Focus Scale: Factor structure and association with alcohol use in a sample of Northern Irish school children

McKay, M. T., Goudie, A. J., Cole, J. C., Percy, A. & Sumnall, H. R., 01 Oct 2012, In : Journal of Adolescence. 35, 5, p. 1361-1368 8 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A RCT of peer-mentoring for first-time mothers in socially disadvantaged areas (the moments study)

Cupples, M., Stewart, M., Percy, A., Hepper, P., Murphy, C. & Halliday, H., Mar 2011, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 96, 3, p. 252-258 7 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Patterns of substance use among young people attending colleges of further education in Northern Ireland

McCrystal, P. & Percy, A., Feb 2011, In : DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY. 18, 1, p. 69-76 8 p.

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2010

Factors associated with teenage ecstasy use

McCrystal, P. & Percy, A., Oct 2010, In : DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY. 17, 5, p. 507-527 21 p.

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Sex, drugs and STDs: Preliminary findings from the Belfast Youth Development Study

McAloney, K., McCrystal, P. & Percy, A., Jul 2010, In : DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY. 17, 4, p. 443-453 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A Profile of Adolescent Cocaine Use in Northern Ireland.

McCrystal, P. & Percy, A., Jul 2009, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 20, 4, p. 357-364 8 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Damaged Youth: Prevalence of community violence exposure and implications for adolescent well-being in post-conflict Northern Ireland.

McAloney, K., McCrystal, P., Percy, A. & McCartan, C., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Community Psychology. 37(5), 5, p. 635-648 14 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
2008
31 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Substance Use among Young People Living in Residential State Care

McCrystal, P., Percy, A. & Higgins, K., 2008, In : Child Care in Practice. 14, 2, p. 181-192 12 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

The extent and nature of family alcohol and drug use: Findings from the Belfast Youth Development Study

Percy, A., Thornton, M. & McCrystal, P., Nov 2008, In : Child Abuse Review. 17, 6, p. 371-386 16 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2007
6 Citations (Scopus)

Exclusion and Marginalisation in Adolescence: The Experience of School Exclusion on Drug Use and Antisocial Behaviour

McCrystal, P., Higgins, K. & Percy, A., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Youth Studies. 10(1), 1, p. 35-54 20 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Frequent Cannabis Use Among 14/15 Year Olds in Northern Ireland

McCrystal, P., Higgins, K. & Percy, A., 17 Apr 2007, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 88(1), 1, p. 19-27 9 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

School exclusion drug use and antisocial behaviour at 15/16 years: Implications for youth transitions

McCrystal, P., Percy, A. & Higgins, K., 01 Dec 2007, In : Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. 2, 3, p. 181-190 10 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Substance use behaviors of young people with a moderate learning disability: A longitudinal analysis

McCrystal, P., Percy, A. & Higgins, K., 01 Jan 2007, In : American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 33, 1, p. 155-161 7 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

The Cost of Drug Use in Adolescence: Young People, Money and Substance Abuse.

McCrystal, P., Percy, A. & Higgins, K., Feb 2007, In : Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. 14(1), 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

The validity of a latent class typology of adolescent drinking patterns

Percy, A. & Iwaniec, D., Mar 2007, In : Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine. 24 (1), 1, p. 13-18 6 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
2006

School exclusion, drug use and delinquency in adolescence

McCrystal, P., Higgins, K. & Percy, A., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Adolescence. 29(5), 5, p. 829-836 8 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Adolescent Substance abuse among young people excluded from school in Belfast

McCrystal, P., Higgins, K., Percy, A. & Thornton, M., Apr 2005, In : Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. 12 (2), 2, p. 101-112 12 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Drug use amongst 12 and 13 year olds attending emotional and behavioural difficulties units in Belfast

McCrystal, P., Higgins, K. & Percy, A., Sep 2005, In : Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties. 10, 3, p. 203-218 16 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Substance abuse among 12 and 13 year olds at high risk of developing problem drug use

McCrystal, P., Higgins, K. & Percy, A., 2005, In : Child Care in Practice. 11, p. 313-321 9 p.

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Substance abuse among 12 and 13-year-old young people in belfast at high risk of developing problem drug use

McCrystal, P., Higgins, K. & Percy, A., 01 Jan 2005, In : Child Care in Practice. 11, 3, p. 313-321 9 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Secular Trends in Substance Use: The Conflict and Young People in Northern Ireland

Higgins, K., Percy, A. & McCrystal, P., Sep 2004, In : Journal of Social Issues. 60 (3), 3, p. 485-506 22 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Emerging patterns of adolescent drug use: The Belfast Youth Development Study 2000-2002

McCrystal, P., Higgins, K., Percy, A. & Thornton, M., 2003, In : Child Care in Practice. 9, p. 73-83 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)