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Promotion, prevention and protection: interventions at the population- and community-levels for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low- and middle-income countries
(BioMed Central, 2016-04-11)
In addition to services within the health system, interventions at the population and community levels are also important for the promotion of mental health, primary prevention of mental, neurological and substance use ...
Risk, science and the politics of the blood scandals in Ireland, Scotland, England and Finland
(Royal Irish Academy, 2016-11-07)
This article examines the HIV/Hepatitis C disaster that engulfed those suffering from haemophilia in Ireland, Scotland, England/Wales and Finland during the 1980s and 1990s; the largest health scandal since the ...
(re) Structuring the agency: Agency working arrangements and social care in the era of austerity and beyond
(Social Care Ireland, 2016-09-01)
In Ireland, the austerity era of recent years brought (un)employment to the fore in a manner not seen since the 1980s. Within the arena of health and social care, this was epitomised by the embargo . Confined within an ...
A study of workaholism in Irish academics
(Oxford University Press, 2016-05-11)
Background Workaholism is recognized as a health risk for academics given the open-ended nature of academic work; however, current prevalence rates of workaholism in the academic setting are unknown.Aims To assess the ...
What’s Consuming Ireland? Exploring expressed attitudes and reported behaviours towards the environment and consumption across three study sites on the island of Ireland
(Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
Household consumption levels are escalating across the island of Ireland. Although emissions from transport and construction sectors have experienced a temporary decrease due to the economic downturn, overall emissions ...
Effects of an icon-based menu labelling initiative on consumer food choice.
(SAGE Publications, 2016-04-04)
Aims: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of an icon-based menu labelling initiative on consumer buying behaviour. Methods: This quasi-experimental study recruited a convenience sample of eight food ...