Dr Adam Fletcher
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Fletcher, A., & Bonell, C. (2013) Social-network influences on smoking, drinking and drug use in secondary school: centrifugal and centripetal forces. Sociology of Health and Illness, doi:10.1111/j.1467-9566.2012.01522.x.
Bonell, C., Parry, W., Wells, H., Jamal, F., Fletcher, A., Harden, A., Thomas, J., Campbell, R., Petticrew, M., Murphy, S., Whitehead, M., & Moore, L. (2013) The effects of the school environment on student health: a systematic review of multi-level studies. Health & Place, doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.12.001
Kneale, D., Fletcher, A., Wiggins, R., & Bonell, C. (2013) Distribution and determinants of risk of teenage motherhood in three British cohorts: implications for targeting prevention interventions. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67 (1): 48-55.
Bonell, C., Fletcher, A., Morton, M., Lorenc, T., & Moore, L. (2012) Realist randomised controlled trials: a new approach to evaluating complex public-health interventions. Social Science & Medicine, 75 (12): 2299-2306.
Fletcher, A., Gardner, F., McKee, M., & Bonell, C. (2012) The British government’s Troubled Families Programme: a flawed response to riots and youth offending. BMJ, 344: e3403.
Bonell, C., Fletcher, A., McKee, M., Sorhaindo, A., & Wells, H. (2012) How market-oriented education policies might influence young people’s health: development of a logic-model from qualitative case-studies in English secondary-schools. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66 (7): e24.
Perra, O., Fletcher, A., Bonell, C., Higgins, K., & McCrystal, P. (2012) School-related predictors of smoking, drinking and drug use: Evidence from the Belfast Youth Development Study. Journal of Adolescence, 35 (2): 315-324.
Fletcher, A., Bonell, C., & Sorhaindo, A. (2011) You are what your friends eat: systematic review of social network analyses of young people’s eating behaviours and bodyweight. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 65 (6): 548-555.
Fletcher, A. (2011) Review of ‘Injustice: why social inequality persists’ (D Dorling). Critical Public Health, 21 (2): 247-248.
Bonell, C., McKee, M., Fletcher, A., Haines, A., & Wilkinson, P. (2011) Nudge Smudge: misrepresentation of the “Nudge” concept in England’s public health White Paper. The Lancet, 377 (9784): 2158-2159.
Fletcher, A., Bonell, C., & Sorhaindo, A. (2010) “We don’t have no drugs education”: The myth of universal drugs education in English secondary schools? International Journal of Drug Policy, 21 (6): 452-458.
Fletcher, A. (2010) Commentary on ‘Interventions for preventing unintended pregnancies among adolescents (Cochrane Review)’ (C Oringanje, et al). Evidence-Based Medicine, 15 (1): 4.
Bonell, C., Sorhaindo, A., Allen, E., Strange, V., Wiggins, M., Fletcher, A., Oakley, A., Bond, L., Flay, B., Patton, G., & Rhodes, T. (2010) Pilot multi-method trial of a school-ethos intervention to reduce substance use. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47 (6): 555-563.
Harden, A., Brunton, G., Fletcher, A., & Oakley, A. (2009) Teenage pregnancy and social disadvantage: a systematic review integrating trials and qualitative studies. BMJ, 339: b4254.
Fletcher, A., Bonell, C., Sorhaindo, A., & Strange, V. (2009) How might schools influence young people's drug use? Development of theory from qualitative case-study research. Journal of Adolescent Health, 45 (2): 126-132.
Fletcher, A., Bonell, C., & Rhodes, T. (2009) New counter-school cultures: female students’ drug use at a high-achieving secondary school. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 30 (5): 549-562.
Fletcher, A., Bonell, C., Sorhaindo, A., & Rhodes, T. (2009) Cannabis use and 'safe' identities in an inner-city school risk environment. International Journal of Drug Policy, 20 (3): 244-250.
Fletcher, A., & Bonell, C. (2008) Detaching youth work to reduce drug and alcohol-related harm. Public Policy Research, 15 (4): 217-223.
Fletcher, A., Bonell, C., & Hargreaves, J. (2008) School effects on young people’s drug use: a systematic review of intervention and observational studies. Journal of Adolescent Health, 42 (3): 209-220.
Fletcher, A., Harden, A., Brunton, G., Oakley, A., & Bonell, C. (2008) Interventions addressing the social determinants of teenage pregnancy. Health Education, 108 (1): 29-39.
Bonell, C., & Fletcher, A. (2008) Addressing the wider determinants of problematic drug use: advantages of whole-population over targeted interventions. International Journal of Drug Policy, 19 (4): 267-269.
Bonell, C., Fletcher, A., & McCambridge, J. (2007) Improving school ethos may reduce substance misuse and teenage pregnancy. BMJ, 334: 614-616.
Fletcher, A. (2013) Theorising Inequalities in Health, in Davies, M., & MacDowall, W. (eds.) Health Promotion Theory. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Fletcher, A., & Krug, A. (2012) Excluding Youth? A global review of harm reduction services for young people, in Stoicescu, C. (ed.) Global State of Harm Reduction 2012 (pp.137-146). London: Harm Reduction International.
Fletcher, A. (2011) Drug testing in schools: a case-study in doing more harm than good, in Barrett, D. (ed.) Children of the Drug War (pp. 196-204). New York: International Debate Press.
Cook, C., & Fletcher, A. (2011) Youth drug-use research and the missing pieces in the puzzle, in Barrett, D. (ed.) Children of the Drug War (pp. 175-185). New York: International Debate Press.
Fletcher, A., Calafat, A., Pirona, A., & Olszewski, D. (2010) Young people, recreational drug use and harm reduction, in European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) Harm reduction: evidence, impacts and challenges (pp. 357-378). Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
Bonell, C., Jamal, F., Harden, A., Wells, H., Parry, W., Fletcher, A., Petticrew, M., Thomas, J., Whitehead, M., Campbell, R., Murphy, S., & Moore, L. The effects of schools and school environment interventions on health: evidence mapping and synthesis. Southampton: NIHR, in press.
Barrett, D., Hunt, N., & Fletcher, A. (2012) Injecting Drug Use Among Children and the Child’s Right to Health. Submission of Harm Reduction International to the OHCHR Study on Children’s Right to Health (Human Rights Council Resolution 19/37).
Harden, A., Brunton, G., Fletcher, A., Oakley, A., Burchett, H., & Backhans, M. (2006) Young people, pregnancy and social exclusion. London: Institute of Education.