Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Affective health bias in older adults: Considering positive and negative affect in a general…

Publication date: Available online 22 July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Brenda R.

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Marital quality, marital dissolution, and mortality risk during the later life course

Publication date: Available online 25 July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jennifer Roebuck Bulanda, J.

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Rhetoric and the law, or the law of rhetoric: How countries oppose novel tobacco control…

Publication date: Available online 25 July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Raphael Lencucha, Jeffrey Drope, Ronald Labonte The tobacco industry has developed an extensive array of strategies and arguments to prevent or weaken government regulation.

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Visualising uncertainty: Examining women’s views on the role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging…

Publication date: September 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 164 Author(s): Kate Reed, Inna Kochetkova, Elspeth Whitby Prenatal screening occupies a prominent role within sociological debates on medical uncertainty.

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Are testosterone levels and depression risk linked based on partnering and parenting? Evidence…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Lee T.

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Agroecology and sustainable food systems: Participatory research to improve food security among…

Publication date: Available online 21 July 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong, Faith Nankasa Mambulu, Rachel Bezner Kerr, Isaac Luginaah, Esther Lupafya This article shares results from a long-term participatory agroecological research project in northern Malawi.

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Exhausted without trust and inherent worth: A model of the suicide process based on…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Outi Benson, Susanne Gibson, Zoë V.R.

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A cross-sectional and spatial analysis of the prevalence of multimorbidity and its association…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Amy Weimann, Dajun Dai, Tolu Oni This study utilised data from the National Income Dynamics Study, a longitudinal study with a sample of approximately 28 000 people, to investigate the cross-sectional and spatial distribution of multimorbidity and the association with socioeconomic disadvantage in South Africa for 2008 and 2012.

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“Halfway towards recovery”: Rehabilitating the relational self in narratives of postnatal…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Meredith Stone, Renata Kokanovic This article explores expositions of subjectivity in accounts of postnatal depression (PND).

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Gender differentials and old age survival in the Nairobi slums, Kenya

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Rachel Bennett, Gloria Chepngeno-Langat, Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham This paper examines gender differentials in survival amongst older people (50+ years) in the Nairobi slums and to the best of our knowledge is the first study of its kind in an urban African setting.

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Development of an explanatory model of sexual intimacy following treatment for localised…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Samantha R.

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Action control in dyads: A randomized controlled trial to promote physical activity in everyday…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Corina Berli, Gertraud Stadler, Jennifer Inauen, Urte Scholz Rationale Engaging in regular physical activity requires substantial self-regulatory effort such as action control (e.g., continuously monitoring and evaluating an ongoing behavior with regard to one’s standards).

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Political strategies in difficult times – The “backstage” experience of Swedish…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Peter Garpenby, Ann-Charlotte Nedlund This paper contributes to the knowledge on the governing of healthcare in a democratic context in times of austerity.

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Alcohol abstention in early adulthood and premature mortality: Do early life factors, social…

Publication date: August 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 163 Author(s): Rebecca J.

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