Tag Archives: mental health

The impact of Medicare Part D on cognitive functioning at older ages

Publication date: November 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 193 Author(s): Tae-Young Pak, GwanSeon Kim Research has shown that the establishment of Medicare prescription drug benefit in 2006 leads to improvement in medication adherence and mortality outcomes.

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“What’s the right thing to do?” Correctional healthcare providers’ knowledge, attitudes and…

Publication date: November 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 193 Author(s): Kirsty A.

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Depression hurts, depression costs: The medical spending attributable to depression and…

Abstract Due to its fast economic growth and lifestyle changes, China is experiencing a rapid epidemiological transition from communicable to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

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Mental health assessments in refugees and asylum seekers: evaluation of a tablet-assisted…

Mental health problems resulting from persecution and forced migration are very common among refugees and asylum seekers and evolve into a major public health challenge in hosting societies.

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Finding HOPE: Changes in depressive symptomology following relocation from distressed public…

Publication date: October 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 190 Author(s): Michael D.

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Obesity, change of body mass index and subsequent physical and mental health functioning: a…

Studies suggest an association between weight change and subsequent poor physical health functioning, whereas the association with mental health functioning is inconsistent.

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Workplace sexual harassment and depressive symptoms: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis…

Previous research has reported that sexual harassment can lead to reduced mental health.

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Evidence-based guideline implementation of quality assurance and quality control procedures in…

The World Mental Health surveys have been known to apply high standards of quality control, but few studies have been published to document this.

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Positive mental health literacy: development and validation of a measure among Norwegian…

Continued: Positive mental health literacy: development and validation of a measure among Norwegian…

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Effects of house prices on health: New evidence from Australia

Publication date: Available online 12 September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Kadir Atalay, Rebecca Edwards, Betty Y.J.

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A meta-analytic review on social relationships and suicidal ideation among older adults

Publication date: October 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 191 Author(s): Qingsong Chang, Chee Hon Chan, Paul S.F.

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Why do people with mental distress have poor social outcomes? Four lessons from the…

Publication date: Available online 8 September 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Richard Brunner Macro level data indicate that people experiencing mental distress experience poor health, social and economic outcomes.

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Mental health leadership and patient access to care: a public–private initiative in South…

Mental health leadership is a critical component of patient access to care.

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Employment insecurity and employees’ health in Denmark

Abstract We use register data for Denmark (IDA) merged with the Danish Work Environment Cohort Survey (1995, 2000, and 2005) to estimate the effect of perceived employment insecurity on perceived health for a sample of Danish employees.

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