Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Healthcare organization–education partnerships and career ladder programs for health care…

Publication date: December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 122 Author(s): Janette S.

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Leadership networks in Catholic parishes: Implications for implementation research in health

Publication date: December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 122 Author(s): Rosalyn Negrón , Bryan Leyva , Jennifer Allen , Hosffman Ospino , Laura Tom , Sarah Rustan Through two case studies of Catholic parishes in Massachusetts, this study explores the implications of leader-centered versus distributed leadership in Catholic parishes for the implementation of evidence-based health interventions.

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‘Every bone of my body:’ Domestic violence and the diagnostic body

Publication date: December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 122 Author(s): Paige L.

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The impending globalization of ADHD: Notes on the expansion and growth of a medicalized…

Publication date: December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 122 Author(s): Peter Conrad , Meredith R.

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Do institutional logics predict interpretation of contract rules at the dental chair-side?

Publication date: December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 122 Author(s): Rebecca Harris , Stephen Brown , Robin Holt , Elizabeth Perkins In quasi-markets, contracts find purchasers influencing health care providers, although problems exist where providers use personal bias and heuristics to respond to written agreements, tending towards the moral hazard of opportunism.

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Newborn care practices in rural Bangladesh: Implications for the adaptation of kangaroo mother…

Publication date: December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 122 Author(s): Erin C.

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The social dynamics of healthy food shopping and store choice in an urban environment

Publication date: December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 122 Author(s): Carolyn C.

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Pathways between acculturation and health behaviors among residents of lowincome housing: The…

Publication date: Available online 18 October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jennifer Dacey Allen , Caitlin Caspi , May Yang , Bryan Leyva , Anne M.

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The effects of marriage and separation on the psychotropic medication use of non-married…

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 121 Author(s): Niina Metsä-Simola , Pekka Martikainen Non-marital cohabitation has become increasingly common and is suggested to offer similar mental-health benefits as marriage does.

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Adolescent socio-economic and school-based social status, health and well-being

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 121 Author(s): Helen Sweeting , Kate Hunt Studies of adults and adolescents suggest subjective socio-economic status (SES) is associated with health/well-being even after adjustment for objective SES.

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Self-assessed health: What does it mean and what does it hide?

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 121 Author(s): Nicole Au , David W.

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In search of links between social capital, mental health and sociotherapy: A longitudinal study…

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 121 Author(s): Femke Verduin , Geert E.

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Right to health, essential medicines, and lawsuits for access to medicines – A scoping study

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 121 Author(s): Claudia Marcela Vargas-Peláez , Marina Raijche Mattozo Rover , Silvana Nair Leite , Francisco Rossi Buenaventura , Mareni Rocha Farias Despite countries’ efforts to ensure access to essential medicines, some people do not have their needs met, and often resort to the Judiciary to get access to the medicines they need.

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Vital places: Facilitators of behavioral and social health mechanisms in low-income…

Publication date: December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 122 Author(s): Emily Walton Starkly unequal built and social environments among urban neighborhoods are part of the explanation for health disparities in the United States.

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