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1987, volume 24, issue 12

Fear of sorcery and the problem of death by suggestion pp. 997-1010 Downloads
Gilbert Lewis
Problems of knowledge in contemporary Chinese medical discourse pp. 1013-1021 Downloads
Judith Farquhar
Traditional Chinese medicine: Some historical and epistemological reflections pp. 1023-1029 Downloads
Paul U. Unschuld
The Ayurvedic physician as scientist pp. 1031-1050 Downloads
Margaret Trawick
Lay theory of healing in Northwestern New Spain pp. 1051-1060 Downloads
Margarita Kay
The Kur in West Germany as an interface between naturopathic and allopathic ideologies pp. 1061-1068 Downloads
Thomas W. Maretzki
An interpretive solution to the problem of humoral medicine in Latin America pp. 1069-1083 Downloads
Barbara Tedlock
Behind shamanism: Changing voices of Siberian Khanty cosmology and politics pp. 1085-1093 Downloads
Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer
The return of Dr Fritz: Spiritist healing and patronage networks in urban, industrial Brazil pp. 1095-1108 Downloads
Sidney M. Greenfield
Cross-cultural communication between doctors and peasants in Bolivia pp. 1109-1118 Downloads
Joseph W. Bastien

1987, volume 24, issue 11

Inner-city hospital closures/relocations: Race, income status, and legal issues pp. 889-896 Downloads
Mitchell F. Rice
Health outcome and higher medical qualifications: An economic conception and notes on implementation pp. 897-910 Downloads
D. P. Doessel
The demand for health inputs and their impact on the black neonatal mortality rate in the U.S pp. 911-918 Downloads
Theodore Joyce
Supplier-induced demand for physiotherapy in the Netherlands pp. 919-925 Downloads
Eddy Van Doorslaer and J. Geurts
Accessibility, quality of care and prenatal care use in the Philippines pp. 927-944 Downloads
Emelita L. Wong, Barry M. Popkin, David K. Guilkey and John Akin
Avoidable burden of illness: How much can prevention contribute to health? pp. 945-951 Downloads
Louise J. Gunning-Schepers and J. Hans Hagen
Infant mortality and economic instability in Yugoslavia pp. 953-960 Downloads
Stephen J. Kunitz, Snezana Simic and Charles L. Odoroff
Community priorities following disaster: A case study from Tonga pp. 961-966 Downloads
Sitaleki A. Finau
Evaluation of the annual activity of a continuing medical and home care unit pp. 967-972 Downloads
G. Mor, A. Joshpeh, R. S. Carel and M. Brayer
Health behavior models compared pp. 973-981 Downloads
Patricia D. Mullen, James C. Hersey and Donald C. Iverson
Smoking and hospital utilization pp. 983-986 Downloads
J. J. Weinkam, W. Rosenbaum and T. D. Sterling
Letter to the editor pp. 987-987 Downloads
H. Van Balen

1987, volume 24, issue 10

Dietary change and plasma glucose levels in an Amerindian population undergoing cultural transition pp. 791-804 Downloads
Emöke J. E. Szathmary, Cheryl Ritenbaugh and Carol-Sue M. Goodby
Evaluating medical expert systems pp. 805-819 Downloads
Henry P. Lundsgaarde
An implementation model for health system reform pp. 821-832 Downloads
Gail Siler-Wells
Evaluating healthy days of life gained from health projects pp. 833-841 Downloads
Howard Barnum
Technical and allocative efficiency in production of outpatient mental health clinic services pp. 843-850 Downloads
Richard G. Frank and Carl A. Taube
Aging and health care utilization: New evidence on old fallacies pp. 851-862 Downloads
Morris L. Barer, Robert G. Evans, Clyde Hertzman and Jonathan Lomas
Depression in solvent abusers pp. 863-866 Downloads
Allan M. Jacobs and A. Hamid Ghodse
Conceptual problems in dependency research pp. 867-873 Downloads
David Wilkin
Social stress, normative constraints and alcohol problems in American States pp. 875-883 Downloads
Arnold S. Linsky, John P. Colby and Murray A. Straus
Health problems of elderly Nigerians pp. 885-888 Downloads
S. Ekpenyong, O. Y. Oyeneye and M. Peil

1987, volume 24, issue 9

Maintaining professional quality through innovation and changes in health care pp. 705-708 Downloads
Erik Holst
World Health Organization behavioral science research: Problems and prospects pp. 709-717 Downloads
George M. Foster
The measurement of hospital efficiency pp. 719-724 Downloads
Alistair McGuire
An economic appraisal of screening for Down's syndrome in pregnancy using maternal age and serum alpha fetoprotein concentration pp. 725-731 Downloads
Mike Gill, Victoria Murday and Joan Slack
Seasonality of births and birthweights in Tanzania pp. 733-739 Downloads
Han Bantje
Considerations guiding physicians when informing cancer patients pp. 741-748 Downloads
Marianne Amir
The state of psychiatry in South Africa today pp. 749-757 Downloads
John Dommisse
Comment pp. 758-758 Downloads
S. D. Edwards
Comment pp. 758-760 Downloads
S. P. Sashidharan and S. Platt
Health sector structures: The case of Poland pp. 763-775 Downloads
Magdalena Sokolowska and Bozena Moskalewicz
Communication climate and patient care: Causes and effects of nurses' attitudes to patients pp. 777-784 Downloads
A. C. Nievaard

1987, volume 24, issue 8

Breastfeeding and weaning in Mali: Cultural context and hard data pp. 633-644 Downloads
Katherine A. Dettwyler
Concepts and management of deafness in the Yoruba medical system: A case study of traditional healers in Ile-Ife, Nigeria pp. 645-649 Downloads
A. I. Odebiyi and Funmi Togonu-Bickersteth
Silence and truth in death and dying pp. 651-657 Downloads
David Armstrong
Core-periphery differences in infant mortality pp. 659-667 Downloads
Heikki S. Vuorinen
Perceived health status among the new urban homeless pp. 669-678 Downloads
Richard H. Ropers and Richard Boyer
Arterial blood pressure and individual modernization in a Mexican community pp. 679-687 Downloads
William W. Dressler, Alfonso Mata, Adolfo Chavez and Fernando E. Viteri
Why we seek treatment here: Retail pharmacy and clinical practice in Maiduguri, Nigeria pp. 689-695 Downloads
U. A. Igun

1987, volume 24, issue 7

Menarche and sexuality among a sample of black South African schoolgirls pp. 561-571 Downloads
Brian M. du Toit
Breast feeding, birth interval and polygyny in Nigeria pp. 573-580 Downloads
Alfred A. Adewuyi
Cognitive antecedents of coronary heart disease pp. 581-588 Downloads
Iris Drechsler, Daniel Bruner and Shulamith Kreitler
Is frequent religious attendance really conducive to better health?: Toward an epidemiology of religion pp. 589-600 Downloads
Jeffrey S. Levin and Harold Y. Vanderpool
Cancers of affluence: Positive social class gradient and rising incidence trend in some cancer forms pp. 601-606 Downloads
Arja H. Rimpelä and Eero I. Pukkala
Knowledge attitudes and practices in relation to schistosomiasis in a rural community pp. 607-611 Downloads
P. Taylor, S. K. Chandiwana, J. M. Govere and F. Chombo
Illness negotiation: The case of eating disorders pp. 613-618 Downloads
Leslie Swartz
Changes in students' sociopolitical attitudes during medical school: Socialization or maturation effect? pp. 619-624 Downloads
Brigitte Maheux and François Béland
The influence of khat-chewing on birth-weight in full-term infants pp. 625-627 Downloads
N. Abdul Ghani, M. Eriksson, B. Kristiansson and A. Qirbi

1987, volume 24, issue 6

Psychiatric emergency services: Evolution, adaptation and proliferation pp. 475-482 Downloads
Edward Wellin, Doris P. Slesinger and C. David Hollister
Ethical considerations of informed consent: A case study pp. 483-486 Downloads
Norbert Goldfield and William A. Rothman
Background to the development of health services in Nigeria pp. 487-499 Downloads
Dennis A. Ityavyar
The influence of domestic position on health status pp. 501-506 Downloads
W.A.V. Clark, H.E. Freeman, R. Kane and C.E. Lewis
'Avoidable mortality' from cervical cancer: Exploring the concept pp. 507-514 Downloads
Jan Howard
Bridging the gap: The village health worker as the cornerstone of the primary health care model pp. 515-528 Downloads
Deborah E. Bender and Kathryn Pitkin
Time use of stroke patients in three rehabilitation hospitals pp. 529-533 Downloads
Robert Allen Keith and Katherine Sharp Cowell
Changing ideas: The medicalization of menopause pp. 535-542 Downloads
Susan E. Bell
Moral and social aspects of aids: A medical students' project pp. 543-549 Downloads
Jonathan Elford
The magnitude of the maternal mortality problem in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 551-558 Downloads
Ties Boerma

1987, volume 24, issue 5

Geographical distribution of cerebrovascular disease mortality and food intakes in Japan pp. 401-407 Downloads
Toshitaka Omura, Hisamatsu, Shun'ichi, Yukio Takizawa, Masumi Minowa, Hiroshi Yanagawa and Itsuzo Shigematsu
Patients' noncompliance and how doctors manage this pp. 409-416 Downloads
Irena Heszen-Klemens
Community attitudes to mental illness in New Zealand twenty-two years on pp. 417-422 Downloads
Dianne E. Green, Iain A. McCormick, Frank H. Walkey and Antony J. W. Taylor
The nationalisation of the Swedish pharmacies pp. 423-429 Downloads
John Lilja
Parental perceptions and attitudes toward asthma and its treatment: A controlled study pp. 431-437 Downloads
J. E. Donnelly, W. J. Donnelly and Y. H. Thong
Measles case fatality among the under-fives: A multivariate analysis of risk factors in a rural area of Bangladesh pp. 439-443 Downloads
Abbas Bhuiya, Bogdan Wojtyniak, D'Souza, Stan, Lutfun Nahar and Kashem Shaikh
The secret bread tests: Selective primary health care or experimentation on human-beings? pp. 445-448 Downloads
Max Kamien
Maternal and child factors for reported child abuse among Chinese in Hong Kong pp. 449-452 Downloads
Edith M. C. Lau and S. P. B. Donnan
Power and privileges in medical care: An analysis of medical services in post-colonial Nigeria pp. 453-462 Downloads
S. Ogoh Alubo
Correlates of stages in the progression from everyday drinking to problem drinking pp. 463-473 Downloads
R. A. Knibbe, M. J. Drop and A. Muytjens

1987, volume 24, issue 4

The ambiguity of symbols in the structure of healing pp. 293-301 Downloads
Carol Laderman
Gender and symptoms of depression and anxiety among Kikuyu secondary school students in Kenya pp. 303-316 Downloads
Sharon Mitchell and Susan Abbott
Tai Dam health care practices: Asian refugee women in Iowa pp. 317-325 Downloads
Sue E. Bell and Michael B. Whiteford
Patterns of rural hospital closure in the United States pp. 327-334 Downloads
Jonathan D. Mayer, Elizabeth R. Kohlenberg, G. Eric Sieferman and Roger A. Rosenblatt
Applications of behavior modification to health promotion in the developing world pp. 335-349 Downloads
John P. Elder
Patient satisfaction with the clinical encounter: Social psychological determinants pp. 351-357 Downloads
Robert Like and Stephen J. Zyzanski
A randomized control trial of cardiac rehabilitation pp. 359-370 Downloads
Ann W. Burgess, Debra J. Lerner, D'Agostino, Ralph B., Pantel S. Vokonas, Carol R. Hartman and Peter Gaccione
The role of the chemist in primary health care for children with minor complaints pp. 371-377 Downloads
Sarah Cunningham-Burley and Una Maclean
Comparison of a dietary attitude index based on questionnaire data and a 7-day diet recall interview: A study among pregnant women pp. 379-382 Downloads
Jørn Olsen and Grethe Frische
Coping with intestinal illness among the Kamba in Machakos, Kenya, and aspects of schistosomiasis control pp. 383-394 Downloads
Helmut Kloos, John H. Ouma, H. Curtis Kariuki and Anthony E. Butterworth

1987, volume 24, issue 3

Treatment-seeking for depression by black and white Americans pp. 187-196 Downloads
Linda K. Sussman, Lee N. Robins and Felton Earls
Public health in pre-colonial east-central Africa pp. 197-208 Downloads
Gloria Waite
'The stumbling disease': A case study of stigma among Azorean-Portuguese pp. 209-217 Downloads
Marie I. Boutté
Modeling the outcomes of nursing home care pp. 219-223 Downloads
James E. Rohrer and Andrew J. Hogan
Canine heartworm disease: A review and pilot study pp. 225-246 Downloads
Kenneth C. Haddock
Health care policy and regional epidemiology: International comparisons and a case-study from the Netherlands pp. 247-253 Downloads
J.P. Mackenbach
Breastfeeding: Its relatioship with postpartum amenorrhea and postpartum sexual abstinence in a Nigerian community pp. 255-262 Downloads
Gbolahan A. Oni
Rural health care: A British success or a tale of unmet need? pp. 263-274 Downloads
Richard Fearn
An educational intervention for altering water-sanitation behaviours to reduce childhood diarrhoea in urban Bangladesh: formulation, preparation and delivery of educational intervention pp. 275-283 Downloads
Bonita F. Stanton, John D. Clemens, Tajkera Khair, Khodeza Khatun and Dilwara Akhter Jahan
Do health professionals agree on the parenting potential of pregnant women? pp. 285-288 Downloads
D.P. Sommerfeld and J.R. Hughes

1987, volume 24, issue 2

Public awareness of AIDS in Rwanda pp. 97-100 Downloads
Douglas A. Feldman, Samuel R. Friedman and Don C. Des Jarlais
Arab-American patients: A medical record review pp. 101-107 Downloads
Juliene G. Lipson, Alice E. Reizian and Afaf I. Meleis
Meningitis and unpaved roads pp. 109-115 Downloads
Robert Williams
Mortality after bereavement: A review of the literature on survival periods and factors affecting survival pp. 117-124 Downloads
Ann Bowling
Development of a measure of potential health behaviour: A salience of lifestyle index pp. 125-134 Downloads
Roisin Pill and Nigel C. H. Stott
Informed consent: The physicians' perspective pp. 135-143 Downloads
Kathryn M. Taylor and Merrijoy Kelner
Relationship of chronic stress, social support, and coping style to health among Namibian refugees pp. 145-157 Downloads
Olive Shisana and David D. Celentano
The family's adaptation to childhood leukemia pp. 159-168 Downloads
Betsy Fife, James Norton and Gary Groom
Evaluation of holistic medicine pp. 169-175 Downloads
Mahesh S. Patel
The best of both worlds: Bringing traditional medicine up to date pp. 177-181 Downloads
Olayiwola Akerele

1987, volume 24, issue 1

Health and the holy in African and Afro-American spirit possession pp. 1-11 Downloads
Thomas J. Csordas
Models of stress and meanings of unemployment: Reactions to job loss among technical professionals pp. 13-21 Downloads
David Jacobson
Defective modernization and health in Mexico pp. 23-36 Downloads
Jeanne M. Simonelli
High levels of childhood rickets in rural North Yemen pp. 37-41 Downloads
Peter Underwood and Barrie Margetts
The treatment of musculoskeletal disorders by a Mexican bonesetter (SOBADOR) pp. 43-46 Downloads
Robert Anderson
Ethnicity and pain: A biocultural model pp. 47-50 Downloads
Maryann S. Bates
Sudden infant deaths and clear weather in a subtropical environment pp. 51-56 Downloads
A. Auliciems and A. Barnes
Interdisciplinary approaches in epidemic studies--II: Four geographic models of the flow of contagious disease pp. 57-69 Downloads
Juan J. Angulo
The impact of late adolescent substance use on young adult health status and utilization of health services: A structural- equation model over four years pp. 71-82 Downloads
Michael D. Newcomb and P.M. Bentler
The measurement of social support in population surveys pp. 83-94 Downloads
Kristina Orth-Gomér and Anna-Lena Undén
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