Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Patient engagement at the margins: Health care providers’ assessments of engagement and the…

Publication date: June 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 183 Author(s): Mark D.

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A health intervention or a kitchen appliance? Household costs and benefits of a cleaner burning…

Publication date: June 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 183 Author(s): Katie Cundale, Ranjeeta Thomas, Jullita Kenala Malava, Deborah Havens, Kevin Mortimer, Lesong Conteh Pneumonia is the leading cause of mortality for children under five years in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Stability of coping and the role of self-efficacy in the first year following mild traumatic…

Publication date: May 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 181 Author(s): Myrthe E.

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The benefits of paid maternity leave for mothers’ post-partum health and wellbeing: Evidence…

Publication date: June 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 182 Author(s): Belinda Hewitt, Lyndall Strazdins, Bill Martin This paper investigates the health effects of the introduction of a near universal paid parental leave (PPL) scheme in Australia, representing a natural social policy experiment.

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An assessment of the social cognitive predictors of exclusive breastfeeding behavior using the…

Publication date: June 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 182 Author(s): J.L.

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Can a causal link be drawn? A commentary on “the impact of IMF conditionality on government…

Publication date: May 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 181 Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta

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The IMF and government health expenditure: A response to Sanjeev Gupta

Publication date: May 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 181 Author(s): Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis, David Stuckler, Martin McKee, Lawrence King

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Performing boundary work: The emergence of a new practice in a hybrid operating room

Publication date: June 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 182 Author(s): Kajsa Lindberg, Lars Walter, Elena Raviola This paper addresses the processes of boundary work, in relation to the introduction of new technology, unfolding during the emergence of new medical practices.

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Child disability and siblings’ healthcare expenditures in a context of child fostering

Publication date: June 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 182 Author(s): Arlette Simo Fotso Many studies have assessed the impact of disability on healthcare expenditures for the disabled child, but practically none has considered the externalities of a child’s disability in terms of healthcare expenditures for his/her siblings.

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Social identity and support for counteracting tobacco company marketing that targets vulnerable…

Publication date: Available online 18 April 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Sabeeh A.

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Facial appearance-based evaluations of patients in healthcare context

Publication date: June 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 182 Author(s): Katia Mattarozzi, Valentina Colonnello, Francesco De Gioia, Alexander Todorov Purpose Prior research has demonstrated that healthcare providers’ implicit biases may contribute to healthcare disparities.

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Discredited legacy: Stigma and familial amyloid polyneuropathy in Northwestern Portugal

Publication date: Available online 15 April 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Álvaro Mendes, Liliana Sousa, Jorge Sequeiros, Angus Clarke Rationale Genetic inherited conditions may result in feelings of stigmatisation, mainly because of visible physical appearance and its transmissibility to offspring.

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Accessibility of tertiary hospitals in Finland: A comparison of administrative and normative…

Publication date: June 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 182 Author(s): Tiina Huotari, Harri Antikainen, Timo Keistinen, Jarmo Rusanen The determination of an appropriate catchment area for a hospital providing highly specialized (i.e.

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Socio-psychological mediators of the relationship between behavioral health stigma and…

Publication date: May 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 181 Author(s): Bronwyn A.

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