Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Motivations of women with sickle cell disease for asking their partners to undergo genetic…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 139 Author(s): Paula Thompson Ross Women with sickle cell disease (SCD) now survive well into adulthood, thus knowledge about their reproductive decision-making is becoming increasingly important to both social and medical audiences.

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Planning parenthood: Health care providers’ perspectives on pregnancy intention, readiness, and…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 139 Author(s): Lindsay M.

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Syndemics of psychosocial problems and HIV risk: A systematic review of empirical tests of the…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 139 Author(s): Alexander C.

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‘Healthy anorexia’: The complexity of care in disordered eating

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 139 Author(s): Connie Musolino , Megan Warin , Tracey Wade , Peter Gilchrist This paper examines how contemporary understandings of ‘health’ and ‘care’ are engaged with and practiced by women with disordered eating.

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Overweight and obesity prevalence among Indian women by place of residence and socio-economic…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): Angan Sengupta , Federica Angeli , Thelakkat S.

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A situational construal approach to healthcare experiences

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): Patrick Morse , Kate Sweeny , Angela M.

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Dissonant roles: The experience of Māori in cancer care

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): Kevin Dew , Louise Signal , Cheryl Davies , Huia Tavite , Carolyn Hooper , Diana Sarfati , Jeannine Stairmand , Chris Cunningham Indigenous peoples have poorer health outcomes than their non-indigenous counterparts and this applies to cancer outcomes for Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

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Health systems’ responsiveness and reporting behaviour: Multilevel analysis of the influence of…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): Nicole Valentine , Emese Verdes-Tennant , Gouke Bonsel Health systems’ responsiveness encompasses attributes of health system encounters valued by people and measured from the user’s perspective in eight domains: dignity, autonomy, confidentiality, communication, prompt attention, social support, quality of basic amenities and choice.

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Multidimensional religious involvement and tobacco smoking patterns over 9–10 years: A…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): Zinzi D.

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Framing choice: The origins and impact of consumer rhetoric in US health care debates

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): Nancy S.

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Unplanned reaction or something else? The role of subjective cultures in hazardous and harmful…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 139 Author(s): Claudia Venuleo , Sara Calogiuri , Simone Rollo This study compares the impact of levels of impulsivity and subjective cultures through which subjects interpret their experience of the social environment on the probability of hazardous and harmful alcohol use.

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Higher body mass index, less exercise, but healthier eating in married adults: Nine…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): Jutta Mata , Ronald Frank , Ralph Hertwig Numerous studies show that married individuals enjoy better health than those who were never married.

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Reproductive habitus, psychosocial health, and birth weight variation in Mexican immigrant and…

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): K.

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Losing jobs and lighting up: Employment experiences and smoking in the Great Recession

Publication date: August 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 138 Author(s): Shelley D.

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