Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Exploring how prison-based drug rehabilitation programming shapes racial disparities in…

Publication date: Available online 5 August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Erin M.

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The observed and perceived neighborhood environment and physical activity among urban-dwelling…

Publication date: Available online 5 August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Stephanie L.

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Why did life expectancy decline in the United States in 2015?A gender-specific analysis

Publication date: Available online 8 August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Francesco Acciai, Glenn Firebaugh In 2015, age-adjusted mortality rates increased for 8 of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States.

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Parent use of cannabis for intractable pediatric epilepsy: Everyday empiricism and the…

Publication date: Available online 5 August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Elisa J.

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The spatial politics of place and health policy: Exploring Sustainability and Transformation…

Publication date: Available online 11 August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jonathan Hammond, Colin Lorne, Anna Coleman, Pauline Allen, Nicholas Mays, Rinita Dam, Thomas Mason, Kath Checkland This paper explores how ‘place’ is conceptualised and mobilised in health policy and considers the implications of this.

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The proliferation of sexual health: Diverse social problems and the legitimation of sexuality

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 188 Author(s): Steven Epstein, Laura Mamo Especially since the 1990s, the term sexual health has flourished in professional, commercial, and lay domains.

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Genetic endowments, parental resources and adult health: Evidence from the Young Finns Study

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 188 Author(s): Jaakko Pehkonen, Jutta Viinikainen, Petri Böckerman, Terho Lehtimäki, Niina Pitkänen, Olli Raitakari This paper uses longitudinal survey data linked to administrative registers to examine socioeconomic gradients in health, particularly whether the effects of genetic endowments interact with the socioeconomic resources of the parental household.

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Is structural stigma’s effect on the mortality of sexual minorities robust? A failure to…

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 188 Author(s): Mark Regnerus Background The study of stigma’s influence on health has surged in recent years.

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Pathways between childhood/adolescent adversity, adolescent socioeconomic status, and long-term…

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 188 Author(s): Jenalee R.

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The challenges of GxE research: A rejoinder

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 188 Author(s): Jaakko Pehkonen, Jutta Viinikainen, Petri Böckerman, Terho Lehtimäki, Niina Pitkänen, Olli Raitakari

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The challenges of GxE: Commentary on “Genetic Endowments, parental resources and adult…

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 188 Author(s): Dalton Conley

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Status inconsistency and mental health: A random effects and instrumental variables analysis…

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 189 Author(s): Allison Milner, Zoe Aitken, Anne Kavanagh, Anthony D.

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Values for the ICECAP-Supportive Care Measure (ICECAP-SCM) for use in economic evaluation at…

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 189 Author(s): Elisabeth Huynh, Joanna Coast, John Rose, Philip Kinghorn, Terry Flynn End of life care may have elements of value that go beyond health.

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Informal assistance to urban families and the risk of household food insecurity

Publication date: September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 189 Author(s): Christian King Rationale Food insecurity is a persistent social problem affecting one out of eight households in the United States.

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