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1992, volume 35, issue 12

Can ethnography save the life of medical ethics? pp. 1421-1431 Downloads
Barry Hoffmaster
Innovation in primary care: Community health services in Mexico and the United States pp. 1433-1443 Downloads
Margaret Sherrard Sherraden and Steven P. Wallace
Workable competition in health care: Prospects for the Dutch design pp. 1445-1455 Downloads
Frederik T. Schut
The anthropology of sexually transmitted disease in Liberia pp. 1457-1468 Downloads
Edward C. Green
Led (astray) by genetic maps: The cartography of the human genome and health care pp. 1469-1476 Downloads
A. Lippman
Primary care training for patent medicine vendors in rural Nigeria pp. 1477-1484 Downloads
Frederick O. Oshiname and William R. Brieger
Fair law, unfair practices? Benefiting from protective legislation for pregnant workers in Italy and France pp. 1485-1495 Downloads
Patrizia Romito and Marie-Josèphe Saurel-Cubizolles
The gap between legal rules and practice in advertising non-registered pharmaceutical products: A new method of analysis pp. 1497-1504 Downloads
N. F. Wieringa, A. H. R. de Meijer, M. D. B. Schutjens and R. Vos
A study of quality of life in cancer patients receiving palliative chemotherapy pp. 1505-1509 Downloads
S. A. Payne
The relationship between work stress and oral health status pp. 1511-1520 Downloads
Wagner Segura Marcenes and Aubrey Sheiham
Optimizing bereavement outcome: Reading the road ahead pp. 1521-1523 Downloads
Ann Couldrick
Disease concordances amongst marital partners: Not 'way of life' or mortality data artifact pp. 1525-1533 Downloads
Fiona Jones and Fletcher, Ben (C. )

1992, volume 35, issue 11

Research capacity building in international health: Definitions, evaluations and strategies for success pp. 1321-1324 Downloads
James Trostle
Developing partnerships for health and social science research: The International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN) social science component pp. 1325-1327 Downloads
Nick Higginbotham
A strategy for promoting improved pharmaceutical use: The international network for rational use of drugs pp. 1329-1341 Downloads
Dennis Ross-Degnan, Richard Laing, Jonathan Quick, Hassan Mohamed Ali, David Ofori-Adjei, Lateef Salako and Budiono Santoso
The potential of transdisciplinary research for sustaining and extending linkages between the health and social sciences pp. 1343-1357 Downloads
Patricia L. Rosenfield
Local knowledge: Research capacity building in international health pp. 1359-1367 Downloads
Mary-Jo Del Vecchio Good
Manuals for ethnographic data collection: Experience and issues pp. 1369-1378 Downloads
Elizabeth Herman and Margaret E. Bentley
Building applied health research capacity in less-developed countries: Problems encountered by the ADDR project pp. 1379-1387 Downloads
James Trostle and Jonathon Simon
Developing applied medical anthropology in third world countries: Problems and actions pp. 1389-1395 Downloads
Pertti J. Pelto and Gretel H. Pelto
Balancing relevance and excellence: Organizational responses to link research with decision making pp. 1397-1404 Downloads
Julio Frenk
Theory-driven behavioral intervention research for the control of diarrheal diseases pp. 1405-1420 Downloads
Bonita Stanton, Robert Black, Patrice Engle and Gretel Pelto

1992, volume 35, issue 10

Caribbean transformations: Introduction pp. 1211-1213 Downloads
Carolyn F. Sargent and Linda M. Whiteford
Contemporary health care and the colonial and neo-colonial experience: The case of the Dominican Republic pp. 1215-1223 Downloads
Linda M. Whiteford
Transformations in maternity services in Jamaica pp. 1225-1232 Downloads
Carolyn Sargent and Joan Rawlins
Social factors mediating social class differences in blood pressure in a Jamaican community pp. 1233-1244 Downloads
William W. Dressler, Gerald A. C. Grell, Philip N. Gallagher and Fernando E. Viteri
West Indian gender relations, family planning programs and fertility decline pp. 1245-1257 Downloads
W. Penn Handwerker
The effect of parental age, birth order and other variables on early childhood mortality: A Caribbean example pp. 1259-1271 Downloads
Ann W. Brittain
Family planning in St Vincent, West Indies: A population history perspective pp. 1273-1282 Downloads
Jean Gearing
Social inequities in cardiovascular disease risk factors in East and West Germany pp. 1283-1292 Downloads
Uwe Helmert, Andreas Mielck and Elvira Classen
An occupational health programme for adults and children in the carpet weaving industry, Mirzapur, India: A case study in the informal sector pp. 1293-1302 Downloads
P. K. Das, K. P. Shukla and F. G. Öry
The costs of diabetes and its complications pp. 1303-1310 Downloads
Brenda Leese
Depression and self-esteem: Rapid screening for depression in black, low literacy, hospitalized tuberculosis patients pp. 1311-1315 Downloads
Margaret S. Westaway and Liezel Wolmarans
Contributions of the proximate determinants to fertility change in Senegal pp. 1317-1320 Downloads
Nelson Onuoha

1992, volume 35, issue 9

Ethics are local: Engaging cross-cultural variation in the ethics for clinical research pp. 1079-1091 Downloads
Nicholas A. Christakis
Culture, meaning and disability: Injury prevention campaigns and the production of stigma pp. 1093-1102 Downloads
Caroline Wang
The relationship between consumption and worker productivity: Nutrition and economic approaches pp. 1103-1113 Downloads
Patrice A. Korjenek
On the edge: Ward-rounds in a South African psychiatric emergency department pp. 1115-1122 Downloads
Leslie Swartz
Exploratory analysis of children's nutrition programs in Canada pp. 1123-1129 Downloads
Lynn McIntyre and Jutta B. Dayle
Is users' knowledge about contraceptives adequate? A case study of finnish IUD users pp. 1131-1136 Downloads
Katri Makkonen, Elina Hemminki and Antti Uutela
Accounting for differences: Dutch training nurses and their views on migrant women pp. 1137-1144 Downloads
Joke van der Zwaard
Exploration of doctor and patient agendas in general practice consultations pp. 1145-1155 Downloads
N.M. Butler, P.D. Campion and A.D. Cox
Influence of bed supply and health care organization on regional and local patterns of diabetes related hospitalization pp. 1157-1170 Downloads
Laurie Brown and J.Ross Barnett
Church-based obstetric care in a Yoruba community, Nigeria pp. 1171-1178 Downloads
Jacob Ayodele Adetunji
Marital status and infant health outcomes pp. 1179-1187 Downloads
Trude Bennett
Psychosocial factors influencing non-urgent use of the emergency room: A review of the literature and recommendations for research and improved service delivery pp. 1189-1197 Downloads
Deborah K. Padgett and Beth Brodsky
Fertility differentials among the Ijo in Southern Nigeria: Does urban residence make a difference? pp. 1199-1210 Downloads
Marida Hollos and Ulla Larsen

1992, volume 35, issue 8

Discrimination towards disabled people seeking employment pp. 951-958 Downloads
Jean-François Ravaud, Béatrice Madiot and Isabelle Ville
Sociology in American medical education since the 1960s: The rhetoric of reform pp. 959-965 Downloads
Katarina Wegar
Maternal health and the measurement trap pp. 967-977 Downloads
Wendy J. Graham and Oona M. R. Campbell
Costs of home care for advanced breast and cervical cancer in relation to cost-effectiveness of screening pp. 979-985 Downloads
Marc A. Koopmanschap, B. Martin van Ineveld and Theo E. M. Miltenburg
Primary care in accident and emergency and general practice: A comparison pp. 987-995 Downloads
Judith Green and Jeremy Dale
Regular pattern of preventive dental services--A measure of access pp. 997-1001 Downloads
John F. Newman and Helen C. Gift
Sickness impact profile: The state of the art of a generic functional status measure pp. 1003-1014 Downloads
A. F. de Bruin, L. P. de Witte, F. Stevens and J. P. M. Diederiks
Drug retailer training: Experiences from Nepal pp. 1015-1025 Downloads
Kumud K. Kafle, Ritu Prasad Gartoulla, Y. M. S. Pradhan, A. D. Shrestha, S. B. Karkee and Jonathan D. Quick
Deriving a survey measure of social support: The reliability and validity of the close persons questionnaire pp. 1027-1035 Downloads
Stephen Stansfeld and Michael Marmot
The use of herbal and other agents to enhance sexual experience pp. 1037-1042 Downloads
Agnes Runganga, Marian Pitts and McMaster John
Mothers' fear of child death due to acute diarrhoea: A study in urban and rural communities in Northern Punjab, Pakistan pp. 1043-1053 Downloads
Iftikhar A. Malik, Noreen Bukhtiari, Mary-Jo D. Good, Muhammad Iqbal, Seema Azim, Muhammad Nawaz, Lubna Ashraf, Ruby Bhatty and Aftab Ahmed
The effects of variations in AFDC and medicaid eligibility on prenatal care use pp. 1055-1063 Downloads
Andrew F. Coburn and Thomas P. McDonald
Behavior change strategies for family planning pp. 1065-1076 Downloads
John P. Elder and Jacqueline D. Estey

1992, volume 35, issue 7

An epidemic in the field? Rapid assessment procedures and health research pp. 839-850 Downloads
Lenore Manderson and Peter Aaby
Immunization coverage, infant morbidity and infant mortality in freetown, Sierra Leone pp. 851-856 Downloads
Ruhul Amin, Robert B. Hill, S.A.T.P. Horton, Clifford Kamara and Jamir Chowdhury
Global budgeting of hospitals in Hong Kong pp. 857-868 Downloads
David K.W. Chu
The psychological and social condition of hypertensives resistant to pharmacological treatment pp. 869-875 Downloads
Hans Isaksson, Kristofer Konarski and Töres Theorell
Re-assessing disability: The impact of schistosomal infection on daily activities among women in Gezira Province, Sudan pp. 877-890 Downloads
Melissa Parker
Mother sold food, daughter sells her body: The cultural continuity of prostitution pp. 891-901 Downloads
Margorie A. Muecke
Oral contraceptive marketing in Ibadan, Nigeria pp. 903-906 Downloads
E. Afolabi Bamgboye and O.A. Lapido
Artificial donor insemination in Yaounde: Some socio-cultural considerations pp. 907-913 Downloads
Olayinka Margaret Njikam Savage
Marital status, fatness and obesity pp. 915-923 Downloads
Jeffrey Sobal, Barbara S. Rauschenbach and Edward A. Frongillo
His and hers: Male and female anatomy in anatomy texts for U.S. medical students, 1890-1989 pp. 925-934 Downloads
Susan C. Lawrence and Kae Bendixen
Self-assessed health among Norwegian adults pp. 935-947 Downloads
Torbjoârn Moum

1992, volume 35, issue 6

Introduction pp. 747-751 Downloads
Annemiek Richters
The needs of women versus the interests of family planning personnel, policy-makers and researchers: Conflicting views on safety and acceptability of contraceptives pp. 753-766 Downloads
Anita Petra Hardon
The abortion pill: A solution for unsafe abortions in developing countries? pp. 767-776 Downloads
Amanda Le Grand
Female circumcision and gender identity: A questionable alliance? pp. 777-787 Downloads
Anke Van Der Kwaak
The value of symphyseotomy compared with caesarean section in cases of obstructed labour: Medical and anthropological considerations pp. 789-793 Downloads
Elly Engelkes and Jos Van Roosmalen
Mothers, injections and poliomyelitis pp. 795-798 Downloads
H. V. Wyatt
The importance of extremes: The social implications of intra-household variation in child mortality pp. 799-810 Downloads
Murray Last
Training urban traditional birth attendants: Balancing international policy and local reality: Preliminary evidence from the slums of India on the attitudes and practice of clients and practitioners pp. 811-817 Downloads
Carolyn Stephens
The rise of female healers in the middle Atlas, Morocco pp. 819-829 Downloads
Jogien Bakker
Planning and evaluating women's participation in primary health care pp. 831-837 Downloads
Carol MacCormack

1992, volume 35, issue 5

Elephantiasis: A disease of development in North East Ghana pp. 627-645 Downloads
John M. Hunter
Who to blame? What to do? pp. 645-648 Downloads
Robert Stock
Rejoinder pp. 648-649 Downloads
John M. Hunter
Going to extremes: The cultural context of stress, illness and coping in Antarctica pp. 651-664 Downloads
Lawrence A. Palinkas
Male and female morbidity in general practice: The nature of sex differences pp. 665-678 Downloads
Cecile M.T.Gijsbers van Wijk, Annemarie M. Kolk, Wil J.H.M. van Den Bosch and Henk J.M. Van Den Hoogen
Adolescence and health inequalities: Extensions to macintyre and west pp. 679-687 Downloads
Anthony Glendinning, John G. Love, Leo B. Hendry and Janet Shucksmith
Health and nutrition effects of cash crop production in developing countries: A comparative analysis pp. 689-697 Downloads
Eileen Kennedy, Howarth Bouis and Joachim von Braun
Psychometric investigation of a belief system: Caregiving to the chronically ill parent pp. 699-709 Downloads
Steven M. Albert
On the seclusion of psychiatric patients pp. 711-721 Downloads
Julia S. Brown and Sharon K. Tooke
A shamanic etiology of affliction from western nepal pp. 723-734 Downloads
Gregory G. Maskarinec
Alcohol consumption among male reindeer herders of lappish and finnish origin pp. 735-738 Downloads
Kari Poikolainen, Simo Näyhä and Juhani Hassi
Infant mortality and illegitimacy pp. 739-740 Downloads
David Lester

1992, volume 35, issue 4

Assessment of the outcomes of health intervention pp. 359-365 Downloads
Rosmarie Erben, Peter Franzkowiak and Eberhard Wenzel
Assessment of outcomes of health intervention pp. 367-375 Downloads
C. David Jenkins
Changes in disease patterns and related social trends pp. 377-387 Downloads
John Powles
Changes in disease patterns and related social trends pp. 389-399 Downloads
Antti Uutela and Jaakko Tuomilehto
On the epistemology of risk: Language, logic and social science pp. 401-407 Downloads
Michael V. Hayes
Cultural influences in community participation in health pp. 409-417 Downloads
Linda Stone
Cultural and structural influences in the creation of and participation in community health programmes pp. 419-424 Downloads
G. B. Woelk
Dying with dignity pp. 425-432 Downloads
T. N. Madan
To die with dignity pp. 433-441 Downloads
Leonor Sampaio
Birth order and health: Major issues pp. 443-452 Downloads
Barbara A. Elliott
The effects of family position and status on health pp. 453-464 Downloads
Sally Macintyre
Equity and efficiency in health care pp. 465-469 Downloads
Donald Light
Substance abuse and control in the united states: Ethical and legal issues pp. 471-479 Downloads
Michael D. Newcomb
Ethical and legal issues in the control of drug abuse and drug trafficking: The Nigerian case pp. 481-493 Downloads
Isidore S. Obot
Ethical and legal implications of the new genetics: Issues for discussion pp. 495-505 Downloads
Dorothy C. Wertz
Health and social problems of refugees pp. 507-513 Downloads
Lord Clinton-Davis and Yohannes Fassil
New paradigms for refugee health problems pp. 515-523 Downloads
Marjorie A. Muecke
Health care consequences of the European economic community in 1993 and beyond pp. 525-529 Downloads
Per-Gunnar Svensson and Patricia Stephenson
Impediments to basing government health policies on science in the United States pp. 531-540 Downloads
Michael Greenberg
Realities of health for all by the year 2000 pp. 541-547 Downloads
Tom Rathwell
The role of doctors as health care managers: An international perspective pp. 549-555 Downloads
Luis Durán-Arenas, Murielle Bendeck Asfura and Julio Frenk Mora
Doctors as managers: Poachers turned gamekeepers? pp. 557-566 Downloads
David J. Hunter
High cost technology in health care: A benefit or a burden? pp. 567-577 Downloads
Frans F. H. Rutten and Gouke J. Bonsel
Challenges to understanding spatial patterns of disease: Philosophical alternatives to logical positivism pp. 579-587 Downloads
Jonathan D. Mayer
Threats to the world eco-system: A role for the social scientists pp. 589-596 Downloads
Bharat Desai
Existential ecology: The human/natural world pp. 597-602 Downloads
Sally Gadow
The use and value of qualitative methods in health research in developing countries pp. 603-612 Downloads
Derek Yach
Women's access to health care in developing countries pp. 613-617 Downloads
Durrenda Nash Ojanuga and Cathy Gilbert
Women and access to health care pp. 619-626 Downloads
Cristina Puentes-Markides

1992, volume 35, issue 3

The genetic analysis of human behavior: A new era? pp. 227-238 Downloads
Paul R. Billings, Jonathan Beckwith and Joseph S. Alper
Community health promotion programs pp. 239-249 Downloads
S. Fincham
The negotiation of death: Clinical decision making at the end of life pp. 251-259 Downloads
Jacquelyn Slomka
The psychosocial review of systems pp. 261-269 Downloads
Richard J. Goldberg and Dennis H. Novack
Determinants and dimensions involved in self-evaluation of health pp. 271-279 Downloads
Knut Fýlkesnes and Olav Helge Førde
Varied potential risks of HIV infection among prostitutes pp. 281-286 Downloads
Lois Jackson, Alexàndra Highcrest and Randall A. Coates
Responses to the institution among elderly patients in hospital long-stay care pp. 287-293 Downloads
P. F. Higgs, L. D. MacDonald and M. C. Ward
Physician satisfaction, professional characteristics and behavior formalization in hospitals pp. 295-303 Downloads
Fred Stevens, Joseph Diederiks and Hans Philipsen
A comparative study of abused and neglected American Indian children in the Southwest pp. 305-315 Downloads
Lemyra M. DeBruyn, Carol Chiago Lujan and Philip A. May
Do Australian researchers accept committee review and conduct ethical research? pp. 317-322 Downloads
Paul M. McNeill, Catherine A. Berglund and Ian W. Webster
Joining a healing community for cancer: Who and why? pp. 323-333 Downloads
Carol E. Sutherland and Michael S. Goldstein
Indigenous mortality: Placing Australian aboriginal mortality within a broader context pp. 335-346 Downloads
Robert S. Hogg
Verbal exchanges in medical interviews: Concepts and measurement pp. 347-355 Downloads
William B. Stiles and Samuel M. Putnam

1992, volume 35, issue 2

Psychosocial problems in primary care: Some results from the Dutch national study of morbidity and interventions in general practice pp. 105-110 Downloads
Peter F. M. Verhaak and Marja A. R. Tijhuis
Policy directions in urban health in developing countries--The slum improvement approach pp. 111-120 Downloads
Trudy Harpham and Carolyn Stephens
Sexually transmitted disease, ethnomedicine and health policy in Africa pp. 121-130 Downloads
Edward C. Green
Malaria: Ethnomedical perceptions and practice in an Adangbe farming community and implications for control pp. 131-137 Downloads
Irene Akua Agyepong
Quality of life in patients with resected oesophageal cancer pp. 139-145 Downloads
F. C. E. van Knippenberg, J. J. Out, H. W. Tilanus, H. J. Mud, W. C. J. Hop and F. Verhage
Syphilis, sex and crack cocaine: Images of risk and morality pp. 147-160 Downloads
Martha Balshem, Gary Oxman, Deborah van Rooyen and Kathy Girod
Economic appraisal of asthma and COPD care: A literature review 1980-1991 pp. 161-175 Downloads
Maureen P.M.H., Rutten-Van Mölken, Eddy Van Doorslaer and Frans F. H. Rutten
Kidney procurement policies in the eurotransplant region: 'Opting in' versus 'opting out' pp. 177-182 Downloads
William Kokkedee
From illness to symbol and symbol to illness pp. 183-188 Downloads
Richard W. Lieban
A classification of psychological distress for use in primary care settings pp. 189-193 Downloads
David Goldberg
Mortality from selected cancers in NSW and Sydney, Australia pp. 195-208 Downloads
I. H. Burnley
Professional reimbursement and management of time in general practice: An international comparison pp. 209-216 Downloads
Michael Calnan, Peter P. Groenewegen and Jack Hutten
Integrating conflicting professional roles: Physician participation in randomized clinical trials pp. 217-224 Downloads
Kathryn M. Taylor

1992, volume 35, issue 1

Reckless driving, casual sex and shoplifting: What psychiatric categories, culture and history reveal about each other pp. 1-2 Downloads
Charles W. Nuckolls
From DSM-I to III-R; voices of self, mastery and the other: A cultural constructivist reading of U.S. psychiatric classification pp. 3-24 Downloads
Atwood D. Gaines
Structured ambiguity and the definition of psychiatric illness: Adjustment disorder among medical inpatients pp. 25-35 Downloads
Donald Pollock
Toward a cultural history of the personality disorders pp. 37-47 Downloads
Charles W. Nuckolls
The social construction of premenstrual syndrome pp. 49-56 Downloads
Mari Rodin
Psychiatry as social ordering: Anorexia nervosa, a paradigm pp. 57-71 Downloads
Helen Gremillion
Adolescence as a culture-bound syndrome pp. 73-80 Downloads
Robert F. Hill and J. Dennis Fortenberry
DSM-III-R and religion pp. 81-90 Downloads
Stephen G. Post
The role of culture in a theory of psychiatric illness pp. 91-103 Downloads
Horacio Fabrega
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