Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Sexual selection as a driver of population health

Publication date: May 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 108 Author(s): C.

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Celebrating the work of Gavin Mooney: Inclusiveness and involvement in global and public health…

Publication date: May 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 108 Author(s): Diane McIntyre This paper considers Gavin Mooney’s contributions to the research literature on inclusiveness in global and public health issues.

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Proceduralism and its role in economic evaluation and priority setting in health

Publication date: May 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 108 Author(s): Stephen Jan This paper provides a critical overview of Gavin Mooney’s proceduralist approach to economic evaluation and priority setting in health.

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Inclusiveness in the value base for health care resource allocation

Publication date: May 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 108 Author(s): Virginia L.

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Inclusiveness and health economics: Reflections on the work of Gavin Mooney (1943–2012)

Publication date: May 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 108 Author(s): Cam Donaldson , Stephen Birch

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Individual and spousal unemployment as predictors of smoking and drinking behavior

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 110 Author(s): Mariana Arcaya , M.

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Corrigendum to “The mechanisms that associate community social capital with post-disaster…

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 110 Author(s): Tim R.

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Cultures of resistance? A Bourdieusian analysis of doctors’ antibiotic prescribing

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 110 Author(s): Alex Broom , Jennifer Broom , Emma Kirby The prospect of an ‘antimicrobial perfect storm’ in the coming decades through the emergence and proliferation of multi-resistant organisms has become an urgent public health concern.

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Examining regional variation in the use of cancer screening in Germany

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 110 Author(s): Verena Vogt , Martin Siegel , Leonie Sundmacher The detection of cancer in its early latent stages can improve a patient’s chances of recovery and thereby reduce the overall burden of the disease.

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Does desire for hastened death change in terminally ill cancer patients?

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 111 Author(s): Barry Rosenfeld , Hayley Pessin , Allison Marziliano , Colleen Jacobson , Brooke Sorger , Jennifer Abbey , Megan Olden , Robert Brescia , William Breitbart Understanding why some terminally ill patients may seek a hastened death (a construct referred to as “desire for hastened death” or DHD) is critical to understanding how to optimize quality of life during an individual’s final weeks, months or even years of life.

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The geography of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A population-based study of Norway

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 111 Author(s): Thomas Halvorsen , Pål E.

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Payment reform and changes in health care in China

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 111 Author(s): Chen Gao , Fei Xu , Gordon G.

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Prenatal smoking and genetic risk: Examining the childhood origins of externalizing behavioral…

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 111 Author(s): Melissa A.

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The breast-cancer-ization of cancer survivorship: Implications for experiences of the disease

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 110 Author(s): Kirsten Bell Numerous observers have commented on the cultural prominence of breast cancer in North America.

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