Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Puberty and perimenopause: Reproductive transitions and their implications for women’s health

Publication date: May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 132 Author(s): Lindsay Till Hoyt , April M.

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“Surviving is not the same as living”: Cancer and Sobrevivencia in Puerto Rico

Publication date: May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 132 Author(s): Karen E.

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Applying Health Locus of Control and Latent Class Modelling to food and physical activity…

Publication date: May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 132 Author(s): José M.

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Exploring the limitations of age-based models for health care planning

Publication date: May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 132 Author(s): Thomas Mason , Matt Sutton , William Whittaker , Stephen Birch Health care decision makers are required to make planning decisions over a medium to long term planning horizon.

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Social welfare matters: A realist review of when, how, and why unemployment insurance impacts…

Publication date: Available online 14 March 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Patricia O’Campo , Agnes Molnar , Edwin Ng , Emilie Renahy , Christiane Mitchell , Ketan Shankardass , Alexander St.

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Targeting brains, producing responsibilities: The use of neuroscience within British social…

Publication date: Available online 12 March 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Tineke Broer , Martyn Pickersgill Concepts and findings ‘translated’ from neuroscientific research are finding their way into UK health and social policy discourse.

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Childhood psychological distress and youth unemployment: Evidence from two British cohort…

Publication date: January 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 124 Author(s): Mark Egan , Michael Daly , Liam Delaney The effect of childhood mental health on later unemployment has not yet been established.

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A causal loop analysis of the sustainability of integrated community case management in Rwanda

Publication date: Available online 7 March 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Eric Sarriot , Melanie Morrow , Anne Langston , Jennifer Weiss , Justine Landegger , Laban Tsuma Expansion of community health services in Rwanda has come with the national scale up of integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea.

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Hegemony in the marketplace of biomedical innovation: consumer demand and stem cell science

Publication date: Available online 7 March 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Brian Salter , Yinhua Zhou , Saheli Datta The global political economy of stem cell therapies is characterised by an established biomedical hegemony of expertise, governance and values in collision with an increasingly informed health consumer demand able to define and pursue its own interest.

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Is education the best contraception: The case of teenage pregnancy in England?

Publication date: April 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 131 Author(s): Sourafel Girma , David Paton This paper examines potential explanations for recent declines in teenage pregnancy in England.

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Non-disclosure of chronic kidney disease in primary care and the limits of instrumental…

Publication date: Available online 25 February 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Gavin Daker-White , Anne Rogers , Anne Kennedy , Thomas Blakeman , Christian Blickem , Carolyn Chew-Graham Early detection of long term conditions is predicated on assumptions that lifestyle changes and medications can be used to reduce or manage the risk of condition progression.

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Geographical accessibility to healthcare and malnutrition in Rwanda

Publication date: April 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 130 Author(s): Nael Aoun , Hirotaka Matsuda , Makiko Sekiyama The prevalence of stunting in children less than five years of age is elevated in Rwanda.

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Flexible positions, managed hopes: The promissory bioeconomy of a whole genome sequencing…

Publication date: April 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 130 Author(s): Rachel Haase , Marsha Michie , Debra Skinner Genomic research has rapidly expanded its scope and ambition over the past decade, promoted by both public and private sectors as having the potential to revolutionize clinical medicine.

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Unemployment in Scandinavia during an economic crisis: Cross-national differences in health…

Publication date: April 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 130 Author(s): Kristian Heggebø Are people with ill health more prone to unemployment during the ongoing economic crisis?

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