Wirral Child Health and Development Study

Sharp, Helen, Hill, Jonathan, Quinn, John, Pickles, Andrew and Murgatroyd, Chris (2018) Wirral Child Health and Development Study. [Data Collection]

Collection description

The Wirral Child Health and Development Study is a cohort study dataset comprised of observational, self-report, informant-report and biological data prospectively collected from a longitudinal birth cohort of first-time pregnant mothers, their partners and their children. The domains of repeated measurement include the mental health, life stress, personality functioning and relationship functioning of the parents; parenting behaviour and the family environment; child social, emotional, cognitive and physical development and biological data. The biological data includes mother and child saliva for DNA analysis and child physiological responses to social stress indexed by their heart rate variability (Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia), cortisol reactivity, and galvanic skin response. Teacher informant data was also gathered on child social, academic, behavioural and mental health functioning in school was gathered at age 7 and 9 years of age. Fourteen phases of data collection have been completed from 20 weeks of pregnancy to age 9 years.

Additional information: Details, including publications can be found here https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/psychology-health-and-society/departments/psychological-sciences/research/first-steps/ In depth information on the data collated will soon be available on https://www.closer.ac.uk/
Keywords: Prospective, child development, mental health, parenting, developmental psychopathology, longitudinal
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences > Institute of Pscychology, Health and Society
Depositing User: Nicola Wright
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2018 15:56
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2018 08:15
URI: http://datacat.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/564

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