Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

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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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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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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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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Hospital admissions for severe mental illness in England: Changes in equity of utilisation at…

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 120 Author(s): Jonathan White , Nils Gutacker , Rowena Jacobs , Anne Mason Severe Mental Illness (SMI) encompasses a range of chronic conditions including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and psychoses.

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Standardization as situation-specific achievement: Regulatory diversity and the production of…

Publication date: Available online 7 October 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Achim Rosemann The article examines the role and challenges of scientific self-governance and standardization in inter-continental clinical research partnerships in stem cell medicine.

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Adolescents’ health identities: A qualitative and theoretical study of health education courses

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

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“The we’s have it”: Evidence for the distinctive benefits of group engagement in enhancing…

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 120 Author(s): Catherine Haslam , Tegan Cruwys , S.

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‘Scaling-up is a craft not a science’: catalysing scale-up of health innovations in…

Publication date: Available online 28 September 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Neil Spicer , Dipankar Bhattacharya , Ritgak Dimka , Feleke Fanta , Lindsay Mangham-Jefferies , Joanna Schellenberg , Addis Tamire-Woldemariam , Gill Walt , Deepthi Wickremasinghe Donors and other development partners commonly introduce innovative practices and technologies to improve health in low and middle income countries.

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Stressors and common mental disorder in informal carers – An analysis of the English Adult…

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 120 Author(s): Stephen Stansfeld , Melanie Smuk , Juliana Onwumere , Charlotte Clark , Cleo Pike , Sally McManus , Jenny Harris , Paul Bebbington This study investigates potential explanations of the association between caring and common mental disorder, using the English Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2007.

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Doing diagnosis: Whether and how clinicians use a diagnostic tool of uncertain clinical utility

Publication date: November 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 120 Author(s): Natalie Armstrong , Paul Hilton Diagnosis is fundamental to the practice of medicine and mastery of it is central to the process of both becoming and practicing as a doctor.

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