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1987, volume 25, issue 12

Social policy and professional self-interest: Physician responses to DRGS pp. 1259-1267 Downloads
Mark Notman, Kenneth R. Howe, William Rittenberg, Robert Bridgham, Margaret M. Holmes and David R. Rovner
Surgical birth: Interpretations of cesarean delivery among private hospital patients and nursing staff pp. 1269-1276 Downloads
Carolyn Sargent and Nancy Stark
A case study of the interaction between indigenous and Western medicine among the Pokot of Kenya pp. 1277-1287 Downloads
David Nyamwaya
Genital chlamydial infection: A role for social scientists pp. 1289-1299 Downloads
Marcia Inhorn Millar
The bureaucratic context of international health: A social scientist's view pp. 1301-1306 Downloads
Judith Justice
Historical review of the changing pattern of infant feeding in developing countries: The case of Malaysia, the Caribbean, Nigeria and Zaire pp. 1307-1320 Downloads
Jean King and Ann Ashworth
Predicting low birthweight and complicated labor in urban black women: A biopsychosocial perspective pp. 1321-1327 Downloads
Kenneth G. Reeb, Antonnette V. Graham, Stephen J. Zyzanski and Gay C. Kitson
Fluoridation pp. 1329-1329 Downloads
Glen S. R. Walker

1987, volume 25, issue 11

Health insurance coverage of the working poor pp. 1183-1187 Downloads
Marc L. Berk and Gail R. Wilensky
Non-attendance at outpatient clinics at the regional hospital, Galway, Ireland pp. 1189-1196 Downloads
Mary E. Cawley and Fiona M. Stevens
The assessment of patients' distress in Genito-Urinary Medicine Clinics pp. 1197-1203 Downloads
R. Fitzpatrick, G. Ikkos, D. Frost and S. Nazeer
Utility of the health belief model in examining medication compliance among psychiatric outpatients pp. 1205-1211 Downloads
Gerard R. Kelly, Joyce A. Mamon and Jack E. Scott
Theoretical tensions in biopsychosocial medicine pp. 1213-1218 Downloads
David Armstrong
Adapting to the unemployed role: A longitudinal investigation pp. 1219-1224 Downloads
Peter Warr and Paul Jackson
Uses of formal and informal knowledge in the comprehension of instructions for oral rehydration therapy in Kenya pp. 1225-1234 Downloads
Thomas O. Eisemon, Vimla L. Patel and Sarone Ole Sena
Dimensions of patient control in a free-standing birth center pp. 1235-1248 Downloads
Ellen C. Annandale
Family medicine and psychosocial knowledge: How many hats can the family doctor wear? pp. 1249-1255 Downloads
Michael Gropper

1987, volume 25, issue 10

Population mobility and disease transmission: The example of guinea worm pp. 1073-1081 Downloads
Susan J. Watts
Improving the geographical accessibility of health care in rural areas: A Nigerian case study pp. 1083-1094 Downloads
Bola Ayeni, Gerard Rushton and Michael L. McNulty
Psychological research and chronic low back pain: A stand-still or breakthrough? pp. 1095-1104 Downloads
Anton J. M. Schmidt and Arnoud Arntz
The influence of traditional medicine in shaping medical care practices in Vietnam today pp. 1105-1110 Downloads
Judith L. Ladinsky, Nancy D. Volk and Margaret Robinson
The dilemma of osteopathic physicians and the rationalization of medical practice pp. 1111-1120 Downloads
Douglas Lee Eckberg
An ecological study of the relationship between risk indicators for social disintegration and use of a somatic emergency department pp. 1121-1127 Downloads
Kjerstin Genell Andrén and Urban Rosenqvist
Patient-doctor communication on smoking and drinking: Lifestyle in medical consultations pp. 1129-1137 Downloads
Ullabeth Sätterlund Larsson, Roger Säljö and Karin Aronsson
The pneumatic theory of female Warao herbalists pp. 1139-1146 Downloads
Werner Wilbert
Ethnomedical treatment of children's diarrheal illness in the highlands of Equador pp. 1147-1155 Downloads
Lauris McKee
Inside out: Women's world view and family health in an Ecuadorian Indian community pp. 1157-1162 Downloads
Ruthbeth Finerman
Women and health care on a Guatemalan plantation pp. 1163-1173 Downloads
Sheila Cosminsky
Letter to the editor pp. 1175-1176 Downloads
A. Ramsay Tainsh

1987, volume 25, issue 9

Heart disease and the cultural construction of time: The type A behaviour pattern as a western culture-bound syndrome pp. 969-979 Downloads
Cecil G. Helman
Variation in lifestyle characteristics and catecholamine excretion rates among young Western Samoan men pp. 981-986 Downloads
Gary D. James, Paul T. Baker, David A. Jenner and G. Ainsworth Harrison
Folk flu and viral syndrome: An epidemiological perspective pp. 987-993 Downloads
S. C. McCombie
The revenue generating potential of user fees in Kenyan government health facilities pp. 995-1002 Downloads
Randall Ellis
Illness and health behaviour in Addis Ababa and rural central Ethiopia pp. 1003-1019 Downloads
Helmut Kloos, Alemayehu Etea, Assefa Degefa, Hundessa Aga, Berhanu Solomon, Kabede Abera, Abebe Abegaz and Geto Belemo
Coping and social activity patterns among relatives of cancer patients pp. 1021-1025 Downloads
Caroline Häggmark, Töres Theorell and Bengt Ek
The criminal justice/mental health system and the mentally retarded, mentally ill defendant pp. 1027-1032 Downloads
Wright Williams and Jean Spruill
Guidelines for maintenance treatment of childhood asthma: Development of a score card system by multivariate cluster analysis pp. 1033-1038 Downloads
W. J. Donnelly, J. E. Donnelly and Y. H. Thong
Bureaucratic aspects of international health agencies pp. 1039-1048 Downloads
George M. Foster
Assessing social support in elderly adults pp. 1049-1055 Downloads
Morris Weinberger, Sharon L. Hiner and William M. Tierney
Coping resources and health responses among men and women medical students pp. 1057-1062 Downloads
Hildreth Y. Grossman, Patricia Salt, Carol Nadelson and Malkah Notman
An analysis of medical students' residency and specialty choices pp. 1063-1068 Downloads
Mary P. Taggart, Steven A. Wartman and Albert F. Wessen

1987, volume 25, issue 8

Recurrent cost and public health care delivery: The other war in El Salvador pp. 867-874 Downloads
John L. Fiedler
Price, policy and consumption of tobacco: The Finnish experience pp. 875-881 Downloads
Markku Pekurinen and Hannu Valtonen
Health status and medical expenditures: More evidence of a link pp. 883-888 Downloads
Barbara Wolfe and Mary Gabay
Intra-urban variations of neonatal and post-neonatal mortality in a developing city pp. 889-894 Downloads
Michael R. Rip, Cecil S. Keen and David L. Woods
Epidemiology and community health: A strained connection? pp. 895-903 Downloads
Hilary Burrage
The Nottingham health profile: A useful tool for epidemiologists? pp. 905-910 Downloads
Paul Kind and Roy Carr-Hill
Undergraduate medical education in underdeveloped countries: The case of Pakistan pp. 911-919 Downloads
S. Akbar Zaidi
Anthropology and prevention in north America: An introduction pp. 921-922 Downloads
Genevieve M. Ames and Craig R. Janes
Primary prevention: A new look at basic concepts pp. 923-930 Downloads
Lawrence Wallack and Marilyn Winkleby
A suicide prevention program for Hopi youth pp. 931-940 Downloads
Jerrold E. Levy and Stephen J. Kunitz
Prevention of mental disorder among hmong refugees in the U.S.: Lessons from the period 1976-1986 pp. 941-947 Downloads
Joseph Westermeyer
Heavy and problem drinking in an American blue-collar population: Implications for prevention pp. 949-960 Downloads
Genevieve M. Ames and Craig R. Janes
Health promotion talk in family practice encounters pp. 961-966 Downloads
Sarah H. Freeman

1987, volume 25, issue 7

Clinical relevance of grief and mourning among Cambodian refugees pp. 765-772 Downloads
James K. Boehnlein
A critical review of international mortality data pp. 773-781 Downloads
Christopher J. L. Murray
Communities, obligations and health-care pp. 783-791 Downloads
Erich H. Loewy
Some aspects of birth seasonality in Kenya pp. 793-801 Downloads
Alan G. Ferguson
Availability, accessibility, acceptability, and adaptibility: Four attributes of African ethno-medicine pp. 803-811 Downloads
Charles Anyinam
Religion and differences in morbidity and mortality pp. 813-824 Downloads
George K. Jarvis and Herbert C. Northcott
Heavy users of an emergency department--A two year follow-up study pp. 825-831 Downloads
Kjerstin Genell Andrén and Urban Rosenqvist
Dyadic social-support for cardiac surgery patients--A Canadian approach pp. 833-837 Downloads
Donna M. Meagher, Frances Gregor and Miriam Stewart
The process of acculturation: Theoretical perspectives and an empirical investigation in Peru pp. 839-847 Downloads
Judith A. Richman, Moises Gaviria, Joseph A. Flaherty, Susan Birz and Ronald M. Wintrob
Different social network and social support characteristics, nervous problems and insomnia: Theoretical and methodological aspects on some results from the population study 'men born in 1914', Malmö, Sweden pp. 849-859 Downloads
B. S. Hanson and P. -O. Östergren
The diagnostic process in primary care: A comparison of general internists and family physicians pp. 861-866 Downloads
Deborah E. Simpson, Eugene C. Rich, Kathleen A. Dalgaard, Dwenda Gjerdingen, Terry W. Crowson, O'Brien, Daniel K. and Paul E. Johnson

1987, volume 25, issue 6

AIDS as a social phenomenon pp. 529-539 Downloads
F. J. Bennett
AIDS as a social phenomenon pp. 541-552 Downloads
B. Velimirovic
Cultural issues in maternal and child health and nutrition pp. 553-559 Downloads
Gretel H. Pelto
Stress and disease: The concept after 50 years pp. 561-566 Downloads
Lawrence E. Hinkle
The study of stress and disease: Some developments and requirements pp. 567-578 Downloads
S. Maes, A. Vingerhoets and G. Van Heck
Medical sociology and epidemiology: Convergences, divergences and legitimate boundaries pp. 579-587 Downloads
Ingeborg P. Spruit and Daan Kromhout
The changing role and legitimate boundaries of epidemiology: community-based prevention programmes pp. 589-598 Downloads
Jaakko Tuomilehto and Pekka Puska
The impact and integration of behavioural sciences in the education of health care professionals pp. 599-604 Downloads
Onigu Otite
Participation: Myths, realities and prognosis pp. 605-614 Downloads
Arthur Brownlea
Community involvement in health policy; Socio-structural and dynamic aspects of health beliefs pp. 615-620 Downloads
T. N. Madan
The economics of essential drug programmes pp. 621-624 Downloads
George Teeling Smith
Economics of essential drugs schemes: The perspectives of the developing countries pp. 625-630 Downloads
Wang'Ombe, Joseph K. and Germano M. Mwabu
The philosophical basis of medical ethics pp. 631-636 Downloads
Maurizio Mori
Medical ethics, moral philosophy and moral tradition pp. 637-644 Downloads
Thomas H. Murray
The political abuse of medicine pp. 645-648 Downloads
Arnt Meyer-Lie
The political abuse of medicine and the challenge of opposing it pp. 649-657 Downloads
Anthony B. Zwi
Toward a comprehensive evaluation of alternative medicine pp. 659-667 Downloads
Cai Jingfeng
Problems in the evaluation of alternative medicine pp. 669-678 Downloads
Mahesh S. Patel
The role of socio-behavioural scientists in health care practice pp. 679-687 Downloads
F. M. Hull
Improving the fit between social science and health care practice: Suggested next steps for the researcher pp. 689-696 Downloads
Theresa F. Rogers
Reproduction trends and the emergence of moral panic pp. 697-704 Downloads
Jalna Hanmer
Medical ethics in the primary care setting pp. 705-709 Downloads
Harmon L. Smith
Social and psychological care before and during hospitalization pp. 711-720 Downloads
Hans S. Falck
Social and psychological care before and during hospitalisation pp. 721-732 Downloads
David Hall
Medicalization and its discontents pp. 733-740 Downloads
Madeleine J. Goodman and Lenn E. Goodman
The viability of the concept of a primary health care team: A view from the medical humanities pp. 741-746 Downloads
David Barnard
The viability of the concept of a primary health care team in developing countries pp. 747-752 Downloads
Ties Boerma
When is a data set complete? A squirrel with a vacuum cleaner pp. 753-764 Downloads
Roy A. Carr-Hill

1987, volume 25, issue 5

Barriers to physician-nurse collegiality: An anthropological perspective pp. 421-425 Downloads
Nancy Campbell-Heider and Donald Pollock
International cross-section analysis of the determination of mortality pp. 427-441 Downloads
Hugh Gravelle and M.E. Backhouse
Community-based health workers: Head start or false start towards health for all? pp. 443-459 Downloads
Peter A. Berman, Davidson R. Gwatkin and Susan E. Burger
Health service efficiency: Appraising the appraisers--A critical review of economic appraisal in practice pp. 461-472 Downloads
C.A. Blades, Anthony Culyer and A. Walker
Progress towards achieving health for all New Zealanders by the year 2000 pp. 473-479 Downloads
Laurence Malcolm
Health care institutions in a regional network: A longitudinal case study of inter-organizing pp. 481-484 Downloads
A.H. van der Zwaan
La mortalite evitable en belgique pp. 485-493 Downloads
P.C. Humblet, R. Lagasse, G.F.G. Moens, E. Wollast and H. van de Voorde
Community water-contact patterns and the transmission of schistosoma haematobium in the highveld region of Zimbabwe pp. 495-505 Downloads
Stephen K. Chandiwana
Why do people go to the doctor? Sex differences in the correlates of GP consultation pp. 507-513 Downloads
Monica E. Briscoe
Swedish physicians' perspectives on work and the medical care system--II: The cases of child and maternal health physicians pp. 515-524 Downloads
Andrew C. Twaddle

1987, volume 25, issue 4

Hot-cold food and medical theories: Overview and introduction pp. 329-330 Downloads
Lenore Manderson
Why is humoral medicine so popular? pp. 331-337 Downloads
E. N. Anderson
The hot and cold in mesoamerican indigenous and hispanicized thought pp. 339-346 Downloads
Ellen Messer
Hot and cold in women's ethnotherapeutics: The American-Mexican west pp. 347-355 Downloads
Margarita Kay and Marianne Yoder
Destructive heat and cooling prayer: Malay humoralism in pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period pp. 357-365 Downloads
Carol Laderman
Cold wombs in Balmy Honolulu: Ethnogynecology among Korean immigrants pp. 367-376 Downloads
Laurel Kendall
Cultural dimensions of hot, cold and sema in Sinhalese health culture pp. 377-387 Downloads
Mark Nichter
Hot and cold as an explanatory model: The example of Bharuch district in Gujarat, India pp. 389-399 Downloads
Robert Pool
Food classifications and the diets of young children in rural Egypt pp. 401-404 Downloads
Soheir Sukkary-Stolba
Concepts of disease causation, treatment and prevention among Hong Kong Chinese: Diversity and eclecticism pp. 405-417 Downloads
Linda C. Koo

1987, volume 25, issue 3

The 'serpent-stone' or the 'black-stone' pp. 229-230 Downloads
Antonio Scarpa
The role of massage in South Asia: Child health and development pp. 231-239 Downloads
Nadja Reissland and Richard Burghart
A critical re-examination of the economics of blindness prevention under the onchocerciasis control programme pp. 241-249 Downloads
Timothy G. Evans and Christopher J.L. Murray
A measure of the 'sick' label in psychiatric disorder and physical illness pp. 251-261 Downloads
Morton Beiser, Nancy Waxler-Morrison, William G. Iacono, Tsung-Yi Lin, Jonathan A.E. Fleming and Janice Husted
Living with psychiatric patients: Implications for the mental health of family members pp. 263-272 Downloads
Samuel Noh and R.Jay Turner
Pharmaceuticals in the Third World: The local perspective pp. 273-276 Downloads
Sjaak Van der Geest
The use of modern pharmaceuticals in a Filipino village: Doctors' prescription and self medication pp. 277-292 Downloads
Anita P. Hardon
Self-care and the informal sale of drugs in South Cameroon pp. 293-305 Downloads
Sjaak Van Der Geest
Drug information and sale practices in some pharmacies of Colombo, Sri Lanka pp. 319-321 Downloads
Ivan Wolffers

1987, volume 25, issue 2

Foreword pp. 99-99 Downloads
Jo E. Asvall
Employment, economy and care in Sweden by the year 2000 pp. 103-110 Downloads
Mårten Lagergren
The employed unemployed: The subterranean economy in Spain pp. 111-113 Downloads
Louis Lemkow
The choices to be made pp. 115-117 Downloads
Gunnar Adler-Karlsson
Economic change, alcohol consumption and heart disease mortality in nine industrialized countries pp. 119-132 Downloads
M. Harvey Brenner
Unemployed youth and health: Findings from the pilot phase of a longitudinal study pp. 133-146 Downloads
John H. Cullen, Gerard M. Ryan, Kevin M. Cullen, Thomas Ronayne and Richard F. Wynne
Youth unemployment--individual and societal consequences, and new research approaches pp. 147-152 Downloads
Jan Carle
Long-term unemployment among women in Sweden pp. 153-161 Downloads
Sten-Olof Brenner and Lennart Levi
Coping with unemployment--A contribution to the understanding of women's unemployment pp. 163-171 Downloads
Bengt Starrin and Gerry Larsson
Prolonged unemployment and depression in older workers: A longitudinal study of intervening variables pp. 173-178 Downloads
Michael Frese and Gisela Mohr
The psychological meaning of job insecurity and job loss: Results of a longitudinal study pp. 179-182 Downloads
Lars Joelson and Leif Wahlquist
Relation of economic change to Swedish health and social well-being, 1950-1980 pp. 183-195 Downloads
M. Harvey Brenner
Unemployment and health--new approaches in research and social action pp. 197-199 Downloads
Bertil Bolin
International social and health policies to prevent ill health in the unemployment: the world health organization perspective pp. 201-204 Downloads
Per-Gunnar Svensson
Economic growth and industrial expansion and renewal as instruments to achieve full employment pp. 205-207 Downloads
Per-Martin Meyerson
Some experiences of Yugoslavia in solving of unemployment pp. 209-212 Downloads
Viktoria Cucic
Alleviating depression in the unemployed: Adequate financial support, hope and early retirement pp. 213-215 Downloads
Michael Frese
Unemployment causes ill health: The wrong track pp. 217-218 Downloads
Aubrey R. Kagan
An alternative model pp. 219-222 Downloads
Gunnar Adler-Karlsson
Some observations on 'unemployment and health' research pp. 223-225 Downloads
Ian Miles

1987, volume 25, issue 1

Cultural change, growth and feeding of children in an isolated rural region of Yemen pp. 1-7 Downloads
Peter Underwood and Barrie Margetts
A geographical analysis of the relationship between early childhood death and socio-economic environment in an English city pp. 9-18 Downloads
Diane Robinson and Steven Pinch
Sports medicine in the Soviet Union and German Democratic Republic pp. 19-26 Downloads
Jim Riordan
Comments pp. 26-26 Downloads
P. Jako
Comments pp. 26-27 Downloads
Don Anthony
Social ties, social support, and perceived health status among chronically disabled people pp. 29-34 Downloads
Nancy G. Kutner
Humanism and medicine pp. 35-37 Downloads
Vladimir Milanovic
Comments pp. 37-40 Downloads
Vuk Stambolovic
Comments pp. 40-41 Downloads
Donna E. Parmelee
Rejoinder pp. 41-41 Downloads
Vladimir Milanovic and Vuk Stambolovic
Does indirect consultation lead to overprescribing in general practice? pp. 43-46 Downloads
Flora M. Haaijer-Ruskamp, Roy Stewart and Harry Wesseling
Women's smoking and family health pp. 47-56 Downloads
Hilary Graham
Women's health and labour force status: An enquiry using a multi-point measure of labour force participation pp. 57-63 Downloads
Ofra Anson and Jon Anson
Development, use and evaluation of drugs: The dominating technology in the health care system pp. 65-73 Downloads
Ebba Holme Hansen and Laila Launsø
Capital intensive hospital technology and illness: An analysis of American state data pp. 75-87 Downloads
John Ost and Murray A. Straus
The impact of rheumatoid arthritis on the homemaker pp. 89-95 Downloads
Susan T. Reisine, Carol Goodenow and Kathleen E. Grady
Characteristics of maternal age, parity, social class and breast feeding patterns in Benin City, Nigeria pp. 97-98 Downloads
K.A. Oyarebu
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