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Action theory and policy analysis: the ADEPT model

Alfred Rütten, Peter Gelius and Karim Abu-Omar.

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 6539 words.

This chapter presents the “Analysis of Determinants of Policy Impact” (ADEPT) model, an approach to policy analysis in health promotion that is easy-to-use, parsimonious, and empirically...

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Actor–network theory: the governance of intersectoral initiatives

Louise Potvin and Carole Clavier.

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 10603 words.

Local, community-based action on the determinants of health that aims to reduce social health inequalities requires coordinated actions, mainly in the form of programmes that bring together...

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Addictive substances and behaviours and corruption, transparency, and governance

David Miller and Claire Harkins.

in Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 9522 words.

Well-being is associated, in the case of addictive substances and behaviours, predominantly with either the effect on individuals of substances or behaviours or their impacts on society...

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Addictive substances and behaviours and social justice

Jacek Moskalewicz and Justyna Klingemann.

in Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 7876 words.

Throughout history social stigma suffered by individual addicts has often been extended to cover large segments of society, first the lower classes and ethnic minorities in order to...

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Addictive substances and socioeconomic development

Robin Room, Sujatha Sankaran, Laura A. Schmidt, Pia Mäkelä and Jürgen Rehm.

in Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 10466 words.

The interplay is considered between socioeconomic factors and alcohol, tobacco, and other psychoactive substances. Relations of addictive behaviour to differences in wealth between...

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Advanced Statistical Analysis

Harvey Checkoway, Neil Pearce and David Kriebel.

in Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology

March 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 12763 words.

Stratified analyses may not be feasible if there are multiple exposure categories or two or more than two or three confounders. In this situation, multiple regression methods are required....

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Agent-Based Modeling

Brandon D. L. Marshall.

in Systems Science and Population Health

January 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 4257 words.

This chapter conveys the key concepts, overarching methods, and common applications of agent-based modeling in population health science. This chapter will also provide the reader with a...

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The AIDS Generation

Perry N. Halkitis.

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 240 pages.

This book documents the lived experiences of HIV-positive gay men who are presently middle aged, long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. Through the use of ethnography and life history interviews,...

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All in it together? Health inequalities, austerity, and the ‘Great Recession’

Clare Bambra, Kayleigh Garthwaite, Alison Copeland and Ben Barr.

in Health Inequalities

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 5670 words.

This chapter examines how sudden, large-scale economic change can exacerbate the large health differences that exist between social groups. Using international research evidence, the...

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And Then Middle Age

Perry N. Halkitis.

in The AIDS Generation

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 22669 words.

As the men of the AIDS Generation emerge into middle age, they confront and must reconcile a life of painful and difficult memories. This new reality associated with long-term survivorship...

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