Publications – DECIPHer-ASSIST and related articles


Langford R. et al
The WHO Health Promoting School framework for improving the health and well-being of students and their academic achievement.
The Cochrane Library


Hollingworth W. et al
Reducing smoking in adolescents: cost-effectiveness results from the cluster randomised ASSIST.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research

Steglich C. et al
Actor-based analysis of peer influence in A Stop Smoking In Schools Trial (ASSIST).
Science Direct – Social Networks

Merken L. et al
The effectiveness of school-based smoking prevention interventions among low- and high-SES European teenagers.
Health Education Research


Holliday J, Rothwell H, Moore L.
The relative importance of different measures of peer smoking on adolescent smoking behavior: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of a large British cohort.
Journal of Adolescent Health


Starkey F, Audrey S, Holliday J, Moore L, Campbell R.
Identifying influential young people to undertake effective peer-led health promotion: the example of A Stop Smoking in Schools Trial (ASSIST).
Health Education Research

Holliday J, Audrey S, Moore L, Parry-Langdon N, Campbell R.
High fidelity? How should we consider variations in the delivery of school-based health promotion interventions?
Health Education Journal


Campbell R, Starkey F, Holliday J, Audrey S, Bloor M, Parry- Langdon N, Hughes R, Moore L.
An informal school-based peer-led intervention for smoking prevention in adolescence (ASSIST): a cluster randomised trial.
The Lancet

Audrey S, Holliday J, Campbell R.
Clarity, commitment and compatibility: Teacher perspectives on the implementation of a school-based health promotion programme.
Health Education Journal


Audrey S, Parry-Langdon N, Campbell R, et al.
Meeting the challenges of implementing process evaluation within randomised controlled trials: the example of ASSIST (A Stop Smoking in Schools Trial).
Health Education Research

Audrey S, Holliday J, Campbell R.
It’s good to talk: An adolescent perspective of talking to their friends about being smoke-free.
Social Science and Medicine


Starkey F, Moore L, Campbell R, Sidaway M, Bloor M.
Rationale, design and conduct of a comprehensive evaluation of a school-based peer-led anti-smoking intervention in the UK: the ASSIST cluster randomised trial.
BMC Public Health


Audrey S, Cordall K, Moore L, Cohen D, Campbell R, et al.
The Development and Implementation of a peer-led intervention to prevent smoking among secondary school students using their established social networks.
Health Education Journal

Before ASSIST – influential articles


Maxwell K.
Friends: The Role of Peer Influence Across Adolescent Risk Behaviors.
Journal of Youth and Adolescence


Campbell M. et al
Framework for design and evaluation of complex interventions to improve health.
Health Education Journal


Bloor M. et al
A controlled evaluation of an intensive, peer-led schools, anti-smoking programme.
Health Education Journal


Kelly J. et al
Randomised, controlled, community-level HIV-prevention intervention for sexual-risk behaviour among homosexual men in US cities.
The Lancet


Taioli E, Wynder E.
Effect of the age at which smoking begins on frequency of smoking in adulthood.
New England Journal of Medicine