Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Predictors of suicides occurring within suicide clusters in Australia, 2004–2008

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 118 Author(s): Yee Tak Derek Cheung , Matthew J.

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Life-course and cohort trajectories of mental health in the UK, 1991–2008 – A multilevel…

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 120 Author(s): Andrew Bell There is ongoing debate regarding the shape of life-course trajectories in mental health.

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The impact of health insurance for children under age 6 in Vietnam: A regression discontinuity…

Publication date: Available online 14 August 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Michael Palmer , Sophie Mitra , Daniel Mont , Nora Groce Accessing health services at an early age is important to future health and life outcomes.

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Measuring Quality of Life in Mental Health: Are we asking the right questions?

Publication date: Available online 20 August 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Janice Connell , Alicia O’Cathain , John Brazier Measuring quality-adjusted-life years using generic preference-based quality of life measures is common practice when evaluating health interventions.

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Social capital, collective action and access to water in rural Kenya

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 119 Author(s): Elijah Bisung , Susan J.

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Rejoinder to Lund: Plan and action in mental health research and policy in low and…

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 118 Author(s): Gindo Tampubolon , Wulung Hanandita

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Another casualty of sibling fixed-effects analysis of education and health: An informative…

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 118 Author(s): Stephen E.

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Lower prevalence of psychiatric conditions when negative age stereotypes are resisted

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 119 Author(s): Becca R.

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Effects of comparative claims in prescription drug direct-to-consumer advertising on consumer…

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 120 Author(s): Amie C.

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The effect of social support on the health of Indigenous Australians in a metropolitan…

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 119 Author(s): Pippa Waterworth , Michael Rosenberg , Rebecca Braham , Melanie Pescud , James Dimmock The factors driving the disparity in health outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians continue to be poorly understood.

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Impact of the Gap between Socioeconomic Stratum and Subjective Social Class on Depressive…

Publication date: Available online 4 September 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jae-Hyun Kim , Sang Gyu Lee , Jaeyong Shin , Eun-Cheol Park Our objective was to investigate whether gaps between socioeconomic stratum and subjective social class affect the prevalence of depressive symptoms.

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Symptomization and triggering processes: Ovarian cancer patients’ narratives on pre-diagnostic…

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 119 Author(s): Susanne Brandner , Jacqueline Müller-Nordhorn , Wiebke Stritter , Christina Fotopoulou , Jalid Sehouli , Christine Holmberg Ovarian cancer is a malignant entity typically diagnosed in advanced stages, with concomitant poor prognosis.

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Re-conceptualising holism in the contemporary nursing mandate: From individual to…

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 119 Author(s): Davina Allen Over the last forty years, nursing’s claim to professional expertise has been expressed in terms of its care-giving function.

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Social capital and adolescent smoking in schools and communities: A cross-classified multilevel…

Publication date: October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 119 Author(s): Bart De Clercq , Timo-Kolja Pfoertner , Frank J.

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