Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Social support in the practices of informal providers: The case of patent and proprietary…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 143 Author(s): Maia Sieverding, Jenny Liu, Naomi Beyeler The social and institutional environments in which informal healthcare providers operate shape their health and business practices, particularly in contexts where regulatory enforcement is weak.

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The Biobehavioral Family Model: Close relationships and allostatic load

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Jacob B.

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Differential associations of job control components with both waist circumference and body mass…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 143 Author(s): Christopher G.

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Microaggressions and the reproduction of social inequalities in medical encounters in Mexico

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 143 Author(s): Vania Smith-Oka This article examines the role of microaggressions in the interactions between biomedical personnel and marginalized patients to addresses the constitutive property of medical interactions and their contribution to a class-differentiated and discriminatory local social world.

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Race, law, and health: Examination of ‘Stand Your Ground’ and defendant convictions in…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Nicole Ackermann, Melody S.

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Early physical health conditions and school readiness skills in a prospective birth cohort of…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Melissa A.

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Children’s self reported discomforts as participants in clinical research

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Mira S.

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A longitudinal examination of maternal, family, and area-level experiences of racism on…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Laia Bécares, James Nazroo, Yvonne Kelly The association between experienced racial discrimination and poor health is now well documented, particularly among adult populations.

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Does the hand that controls the cigarette packet rule the smoker? Findings from ethnographic…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Kirsten Bell, Simone Dennis, Jude Robinson, Roland Moore Throughout the twentieth century, packaging was a carefully cultivated element of the appeal of the cigarette.

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Cumulative exposure to childhood stressors and subsequent psychological distress. An analysis…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Emma Björkenstam, Bo Burström, Lars Brännström, Bo Vinnerljung, Charlotte Björkenstam, Anne R.

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Anticipated regret to increase uptake of colorectal cancer screening (ARTICS): A randomised…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Ronan E.

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Does “difficult patient” status contribute to de facto demedicalization? The case of…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Sandra H.

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Informal m-health: How are young people using mobile phones to bridge healthcare gaps in…

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Kate Hampshire, Gina Porter, Samuel Asiedu Owusu, Simon Mariwah, Albert Abane, Elsbeth Robson, Alister Munthali, Ariane DeLannoy, Andisiwe Bango, Nwabisa Gunguluza, James Milner The African communications ‘revolution’ has generated optimism that mobile phones might help overcome infrastructural barriers to healthcare provision in resource-poor contexts.

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Seeking everyday wellbeing: The coast as a therapeutic landscape

Publication date: October 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 142 Author(s): Sarah L.

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