Author Archives: Social Science and Medicine

Self-reported health and socio-economic inequalities in England, 1996–2009: Repeated national…

Publication date: Available online 18 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Hendramoorthy Maheswaran , Emil Kupek , Stavros Petrou Tackling social inequalities in health has been a priority for recent UK governments.

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“It’s safer to …” Parent consulting and clinician antibiotic prescribing decisions for…

Publication date: Available online 16 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Christie Cabral , Patricia J.

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Neighborhood effects in depressive symptoms, social support, and mistrust: Longitudinal…

Publication date: July 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volumes 136–137 Author(s): Jaakko Airaksinen , Christian Hakulinen , Marko Elovainio , Terho Lehtimäki , Olli T.

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Climate change influences on environment as a determinant of Indigenous health: Relationships…

Publication date: July 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volumes 136–137 Author(s): Agata Durkalec , Chris Furgal , Mark W.

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Ready to give up on life: The lived experience of elderly people who feel life is completed and…

Publication date: Available online 13 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Els van Wijngaarden , Carlo Leget , Anne Goossensen In the Netherlands, there has been much debate on the question whether elderly people over 70 who are tired of life and who consider their life to be completed, should have legal options to ask for assisted dying.

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Effectively engaging the private sector through vouchers and contracting-a case for analysing…

Publication date: Available online 14 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Matthias Nachtnebel , Ashleigh O’Mahony , Nandini Pillai , Kris Hort Health systems of low and middle income countries in the Asia Pacific have been described as mixed, where public and private sector operate in parallel.

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Taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugar sweetened beverages: linkages and lessons learned

Publication date: Available online 14 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Evan Blecher Increased consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) has been linked to increases in obesity in both high-income and low- and middle-income countries.

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Tracing Shadows: How Gendered Power Relations Shape the Impacts of Maternal Death on Living…

Publication date: Available online 1 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Alicia Ely Yamin , Junior Bazile , Lucia Knight , Mitike Molla , Emily Maistrellis , Jennifer Leaning Driven by the need to better understand the full and intergenerational toll of maternal mortality (MM), a mixed-methods study was conducted in four countries in sub-Saharan Africa to investigate the impacts of maternal death on families and children.

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Epidemics in Ming and Qing China: Impacts of Changes of Climate and Economic Well-Being

Publication date: Available online 9 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Qing Pei , David D.

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The effect of a severe health shock on work behavior: Evidence from different health care…

Publication date: Available online 7 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Nabanita Datta Gupta , Kristin J.

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Who benefits from removing user fees for facility-based delivery services? Evidence on…

Publication date: Available online 2 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Britt McKinnon , Sam Harper , Jay S.

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Birth-cohort trends in older-age functional disability and their relationship with…

Publication date: Available online 5 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Marcello Morciano , Ruth Hancock , Stephen Pudney We examine birth-cohort trends behind recent changes in the prevalence of functional disability in the older population living in private households in the United Kingdom (UK).

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Moderators, mediators, and bidirectional relationships in the International Classification of…

Publication date: Available online 5 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Alexandra Rouquette , Elizabeth M.

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A systematic approach to implementing and evaluating clinical guidelines: the results of…

Publication date: Available online 2 May 2015 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Margot AH.

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