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Concepts of illness causation and attitudes to health care among older people in the Republic of Ireland.
Fifty-one older people (26 of them women) in the Republic of Ireland were interviewed using a semi-structured schedule on their health and illness experiences at three different time points in their lives; as children, as ...
Indicators of deprivation, voting patterns, and health status at area level in the Republic of Ireland
(BMJ Group, 2002-01)
Study objective: To determine what relation, if any, exists between mortality patterns, indicators of deprivation, general lifestyle and social attitudes, as exemplified by general election voting pattern, in the Republic ...
Assessing sobriety and successful membership of Alcoholics Anonymous
(Informa Healthcare, 2003-02)
This study aimed to identify appropriate measures of successful membership of Alcoholics Anonymous and to investigate membership patterns and perceptions of sobriety across sociodemographic categories of AA membership.
Feasibility of a mens' health promotion programme in Irish primary care
Background To assess the feasibility of offering health promotion and preventive medicine initiatives in primary care. Aims A pilot study aimed at men in general practice to establish the uptake, acceptability and effectiveness ...
Hurling Alone? How social capital failed to save the Irish from cardiovascular disease in the United States
(American Public Health Association, 2004-03-18)
Objectives: We performed a historical review of cardiovascular risk profiles of Irish immigrants to the United States, 1850-1970, in regard to lifestyle, socioeconomic circumstances, and social capital. Methods: We ...
Socio-demographic predictors of self-rated health in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the National Survey on Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition, SLAN
Though Ireland continues to have a poor health profile compared with other European Union countries, previous research on social variations has been limited. For the first time in the Republic of Ireland, the influence on ...
What makes mental health promotion effective?
(SAGE Journals Online, 2005-06-01)
When designing a comprehensive strategy for mental health promotion, as that called for in the European WHO Action Plan for Mental Health (WHO, 2005), one possible effective framework for such a strategy is to take a ...
A cross-national study of violence-related behaviours in adolescents.
(American Medical Association, 2004-06)
Background: Violent behavior among adolescents is a significant problem worldwide, and a cross-national comparison of adolescent violent behaviors can provide information about the development and pattern of physical ...
On the validity of setting breakpoint minimum inhibition concentrations at one quarter of the plasma concentration achieved following oral administration of oxytetracycline
Plasma concentrations of oxytetracycline (OTC) were established in two Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) pre-smolts populations after they had received OTC medicated feed at a rate of 75 mg OTC/kg over 10 days. One population ...
What is the extent of food poverty in Ireland?
(Oxford Journals Online, 2004-01)
For the first time in Ireland this study seeks to locate food poverty within a social exclusion framework wherein the inabili ty to enjoy an adequate and nutritious diet impacts on both health and well-being of individuals ...