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2018, volume 217, issue C

Rhetorical and regulatory boundary-work: The case of medical cannabis policy-making in Israel pp. 1-9 Downloads
Dana Zarhin, Maya Negev, Simon Vulfsons and Sharon R. Sznitman
Evaluation of a teacher-led, life-skills intervention for secondary school students in Uganda pp. 10-17 Downloads
John D. McMullen and Nadia McMullen
Richer, wiser and in better health? The socioeconomic gradient in hypertension prevalence, unawareness and control in South Africa pp. 18-30 Downloads
Ranjeeta Thomas, Ronelle Burger and Katharina Hauck
The effect of affordable daycare on women's mental health: Evidence from a cluster randomized trial in rural India pp. 32-41 Downloads
Robin A. Richardson, Sam Harper, Norbert Schmitz and Arijit Nandi
Neighborhood effects on body mass: Temporal and spatial dimensions pp. 45-54 Downloads
Tse-Chuan Yang and Scott J. South
An analysis of the nutrition status of neighboring Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in Kanungu District, southwestern Uganda: Close proximity, distant health realities pp. 55-64 Downloads
Jeffery Sauer, Berrang-Ford, Lea, Kaitlin Patterson, Blanaid Donnelly, Shuaib Lwasa, Didas Namanya, Carol Zavaleta, James Ford and Sherilee Harper
Association between family members and risk of postpartum depression in Japan: Does “who they live with” matter? -The Japan environment and Children's study pp. 65-72 Downloads
Kaori Honjo, Takashi Kimura, Sachiko Baba, Satoyo Ikehara, Naomi Kitano, Takuyo Sato and Hiroyasu Iso
The effect of job loss on pharmaceutical prescriptions pp. 73-83 Downloads
Lorenzo Rocco, Angela Crema, Lorenzo Simonato and Laura Cestari
Long-term effects of disaster on depressive symptoms: Type of exposure matters pp. 84-91 Downloads
Wilson-Genderson, Maureen, Allison R. Heid and Rachel Pruchno
Prenatal exposure to air pollution and intergenerational economic mobility: Evidence from U.S. county birth cohorts pp. 92-96 Downloads
Rourke L. O'Brien, Tiffany Neman, Kara Rudolph, Joan Casey and Atheendar Venkataramani
Before the here and now: What we can learn from variation in spatiotemporal patterns of changing heart disease mortality by age group, time period, and birth cohort pp. 97-105 Downloads
Adam S. Vaughan, Linda Schieb, Harrison Quick, Michael R. Kramer and Michele Casper
Substance abuse in parents and subsequent risk of offspring psychiatric morbidity in late adolescence and early adulthood: A longitudinal analysis of siblings and their parents pp. 106-111 Downloads
Pekka Martikainen, Kaarina Korhonen, Heta Moustgaard, Mikko Aaltonen and Hanna Remes
Unexpected death in ill old age: An analysis of disadvantaged dying in the English old population pp. 112-120 Downloads
Diana Teggi
Exploring the relationship between sanitation and mental and social well-being: A systematic review and qualitative synthesis pp. 121-134 Downloads
G.D. Sclar, G. Penakalapati, B.A. Caruso, E.A. Rehfuess, J.V. Garn, K.T. Alexander, M.C. Freeman, S. Boisson, K. Medlicott and T. Clasen
The impact of publicly subsidised health insurance on access, behavioural risk factors and disease management pp. 135-151 Downloads
Marisa Miraldo, Carol Propper and Rachael I. Williams
Health of parents of individuals with developmental disorders or mental health problems: Impacts of stigma pp. 152-158 Downloads
Jieun Song, Marsha R. Mailick and Jan S. Greenberg

2018, volume 215, issue C

Family socioeconomic status and maternal depressive symptoms: Mediation through household food insecurity across five years pp. 1-6 Downloads
Qiong Wu, Robin L. Harwood and Xin Feng
Measuring income for catastrophic cost estimates: Limitations and policy implications of current approaches pp. 7-15 Downloads
Sedona Sweeney, Rachel Mukora, Sophie Candfield, Lorna Guinness, Alison D. Grant and Anna Vassall
Forecasting and foreclosing futures: The temporal dissonance of advance care directives pp. 16-22 Downloads
Tanya Zivkovic
An experimental investigation into the transmission of antivax attitudes using a fictional health controversy pp. 23-27 Downloads
Ángel V. Jiménez, Joseph M. Stubbersfield and Jamshid J. Tehrani
Policy, paperwork and ‘postographs’: Global indicators and maternity care documentation in rural Burkina Faso pp. 28-35 Downloads
Andrea Melberg, Abdoulaye Hama Diallo, Katerini T. Storeng, Thorkild Tylleskär and Karen Marie Moland
Digitized patient–provider interaction: How does it matter? A qualitative meta-synthesis pp. 36-44 Downloads
Hege K. Andreassen, Kari Dyb, Carl R. May, Catherine J. Pope and Line L. Warth
Mass incarceration, race inequality, and health: Expanding concepts and assessing impacts on well-being pp. 45-52 Downloads
Kim M. Blankenship, Ana Maria del Rio Gonzalez, Danya E. Keene, Allison K. Groves and Alana P. Rosenberg
A life in waiting: Refugees' mental health and narratives of social suffering after European Union border closures in March 2016 pp. 53-60 Downloads
Pia Juul Bjertrup, Malika Bouhenia, Philippe Mayaud, Clément Perrin, Jihane Ben Farhat and Karl Blanchet
“We were on our own”: Mothers' experiences navigating the fragmented system of professional care for autism pp. 61-68 Downloads
Alexandra Brewer
Adolescents in crisis: A geographic exploration of help-seeking behavior using data from Crisis Text Line pp. 69-79 Downloads
Laura K. Thompson, Margaret M. Sugg and Jennifer R. Runkle
The complexities and contradictions in participatory research with vulnerable children and young people: A qualitative systematic review pp. 80-91 Downloads
Bradbury-Jones, Caroline, Louise Isham and Julie Taylor
Investigating inequities in hospital care among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals using social media pp. 92-97 Downloads
Yulin Hswen, Kara C. Sewalk, Emily Alsentzer, Gaurav Tuli, John S. Brownstein and Jared B. Hawkins
Attitudes toward alcohol use during pregnancy among women recruited from alcohol-serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa: A mixed-methods study pp. 98-106 Downloads
Olivia V. Fletcher, Philip A. May, Soraya Seedat, Kathleen J. Sikkema and Melissa H. Watt
Gender and the language of pain in chronic and terminal illness: A corpus-based discourse analysis of patients' narratives pp. 107-114 Downloads
Sylvia Jaworska and Kath Ryan
Inequality and health among foreign-born latinos in rural borderland communities pp. 115-122 Downloads
Ann M. Cheney, Christine Newkirk, Katheryn Rodriguez and Anselmo Montez
Validation of a new continuous geographic isolation scale: A tool for rural health disparities research pp. 123-132 Downloads
Nathan J. Doogan, Megan E. Roberts, Mary Ellen Wewers, Erin R. Tanenbaum, Elizabeth A. Mumford and Frances A. Stillman
Ambivalence in digital health: Co-designing an mHealth platform for HIV care pp. 133-141 Downloads
Benjamin Marent, Flis Henwood and Mary Darking
Sociocultural dynamics that influence Chagas disease health care in Colombia pp. 142-150 Downloads
Martínez-Parra, Adriana Gisela, Pinilla-Alfonso, Maria Yaneth and Abadía-Barrero, César Ernesto
“We've all had patients who've died …”: Narratives of emotion and ideals of competence among junior doctors pp. 152-159 Downloads
Sophie Crowe and Ruairi Brugha

2018, volume 214, issue C

A tale of two Harlems: Gentrification, social capital, and implications for aging in place pp. 1-11 Downloads
H. Shellae Versey
The impact of different types of informal caregiving on cognitive functioning of older caregivers: Evidence from a longitudinal, population-based study in Germany pp. 12-19 Downloads
Larissa Zwar, Hans-Helmut König and André Hajek
Current and past depressive symptoms and contraceptive effectiveness level method selected among women seeking reproductive health services pp. 20-25 Downloads
Julia R. Steinberg, Nancy E. Adler, Kirsten M. Thompson, Carolyn Westhoff and Cynthia C. Harper
“Without any indication”: stigma and a hidden curriculum within medical students' discussion of elective abortion pp. 26-34 Downloads
Benjamin Elliot Yelnosky Smith, Deborah Bartz, Alisa B. Goldberg and Elizabeth Janiak
Experiences of weightism among sexual minority men: Relationships with Body Mass Index, body dissatisfaction, and psychological quality of life pp. 35-40 Downloads
Scott Griffiths, Leah Brennan, Beth O'Gorman, William C. Goedel, Jeanie Sheffield, Brock Bastian and Fiona Kate Barlow
Is the relationship between subjective age, depressive symptoms and activities of daily living bidirectional? pp. 41-48 Downloads
Isla Rippon and Andrew Steptoe
Does spirituality reduce the impact of somatic symptoms on distress in cancer patients? Cross-sectional and longitudinal findings pp. 57-66 Downloads
Anja Visser, Eltica C. de Jager Meezenbroek and Bert Garssen
The effect of unstable housing on HIV treatment biomarkers: An instrumental variables approach pp. 70-82 Downloads
Omar Galárraga, Aadia Rana, Momotazur Rahman, Mardge Cohen, Adaora A. Adimora, Oluwakemi Sosanya, Susan Holman, Seble Kassaye, Joel Milam, Jennifer Cohen, Elizabeth T. Golub, Lisa R. Metsch and Mirjam-Colette Kempf
‘When I don't have money to buy the drugs, I just manage.’—Exploring the lived experience of persons with physical disabilities in accessing primary health care services in rural Ghana pp. 83-90 Downloads
Ebenezer Dassah, Heather M. Aldersey, Mary Ann McColl and Colleen Davison
Narrative storytelling as mental health support for women experiencing gender-based violence in Afghanistan pp. 91-98 Downloads
Jenevieve Mannell, Lida Ahmad and Ayesha Ahmad
Crises and mortality: Does the level of unemployment matter? pp. 99-109 Downloads
Ioannis Laliotis and Charitini Stavropoulou
Marital infidelity, food insecurity, and couple instability: A web of challenges for dyadic coordination around antiretroviral therapy pp. 110-117 Downloads
Amy A. Conroy, Stacey A. McKenna, Megan L. Comfort, Lynae A. Darbes, Judy Y. Tan and James Mkandawire
Preference heterogeneity with respect to whole genome sequencing. A discrete choice experiment among parents of children with rare genetic diseases pp. 125-132 Downloads
Christine Peyron, Aurore Pélissier and Sophie Béjean
Mental health and the jilted generation: Using age-period-cohort analysis to assess differential trends in young people's mental health following the Great Recession and austerity in England pp. 133-143 Downloads
Rachel M. Thomson and Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi
Risk attitudes of people with ‘manageable’ chronic disease: An analysis under prospect theory pp. 144-153 Downloads
Thomas Rouyard, Arthur Attema, Richard Baskerville, José Leal and Alastair Gray
Positive mental health and supportive school environments: A population-level longitudinal study of dispositional optimism and school relationships in early adolescence pp. 154-161 Downloads
Eva Oberle, Martin Guhn, Anne M. Gadermann, Kimberly Thomson and Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly A.
How might neighborhood built environment influence child maltreatment? Caregiver perceptions pp. 171-178 Downloads
Bridget M. Haas, Kristen A. Berg, Schmidt-Sane, Megan M., Jill E. Korbin and James C. Spilsbury
The impact of intergenerational financial transfers on health and wellbeing outcomes: A longitudinal study pp. 179-186 Downloads
Rachel Ong, Toan Nguyen and Garth Kendall
Parents who exit and parents who enter. Family structure transitions, child psychological health, and early drinking pp. 187-196 Downloads
M. Pasqualini, D. Lanari and Luca Pieroni
Do rural incentives payments affect entries and exits of general practitioners? pp. 197-205 Downloads
Jongsay Yong, Anthony Scott, Hugh Gravelle, Peter Sivey and Matthew McGrail
Varied patterns of catch-up in child growth: Evidence from Young Lives pp. 206-213 Downloads
Paul Anand, Jere R. Behrman, Hai-Anh Dang and Sam Jones
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