Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Local descriptive norms for overweight/obesity and physical inactivity, features of the built…

Publication date: Available online 21 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Suzanne J.

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Understanding ‘energy insecurity’ and why it matters to health

Publication date: Available online 21 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Diana Hernández Energy insecurity is a multi-dimensional construct that describes the interplay between physical conditions of housing, household energy expenditures and energy-related coping strategies.

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Priorities for action on the social determinants of health: Empirical evidence on the strongest…

Publication date: Available online 22 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): K.

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‘You have all those emotions inside that you cannot show because of what they will cause’:…

Publication date: Available online 20 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Lisa Guntram, Kristin Zeiler This article examines young women’s experiences of telling others that they have no uterus and no, or a so-called small, vagina – a condition labelled ‘congenital absence of uterus and vagina’, which falls within the larger category of ‘atypical’ sex development.

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Region of origin diversity in immigrant health: Moving beyond the Mexican case

Publication date: October 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 166 Author(s): Megan M.

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Alternative measures to BMI: Exploring income-related inequalities in adiposity in Great…

Publication date: Available online 22 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval Socio-economic inequalities in adiposity are of particular interest themselves but also because they may be associated with inequalities in overall health status.

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Setting the global health agenda: The influence of advocates and ideas on political priority…

Publication date: October 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 166 Author(s): Stephanie L.

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Associations between quantitative measures of women’s empowerment and access to care and health…

Publication date: Available online 22 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Pierre Pratley Research on the association between women’s empowerment and maternal and child health has rapidly expanded.

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Professional identity in nursing: UK students’ explanations for poor standards of care

Publication date: Available online 18 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Michael Traynor, Niels Buus Research concludes that professional socialisation in nursing is deeply problematic because new recruits start out identifying with the profession’s ideals but lose this idealism as they enter and continue to work in the profession.

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From representing views to representativeness of views: Illustrating a new (Q2S) approach in…

Publication date: Available online 22 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Helen Mason, Job van Exel, Rachel Baker, Werner Brouwer, Cam Donaldson Governments across Europe are required to make decisions about how best to allocate scarce health care resources.

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“I can sit on the beach and punt through my mobile phone”: The influence of physical and…

Publication date: October 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 166 Author(s): Emily G.

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Interventions to improve child-parent-medical provider communication: A systematic review

Publication date: October 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 166 Author(s): Gergana Damianova Kodjebacheva, Tina Sabo, Janet Xiong Rationale Research related to effective communication between children/parents and medical providers is limited.

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Building capacity for water, sanitation, and hygiene programming: Training evaluation theory…

Publication date: October 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 166 Author(s): Jonny Crocker, Katherine F.

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Gendered depression: Vulnerability or exposure to work and family stressors?

Publication date: Available online 16 August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Alain Marchand, Jaunathan Bilodeau, Andrée Demers, Nancy Beauregard, Pierre Durand, Victor Y.

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