Marie Claire Van Hout
University of Liverpool
PsychiatryPublic healthHarm reductionMedicineSocial psychology
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#1Des Crowley (Irish College of General Practitioners)H-Index: 3
#1Des Crowley (Irish College of General Practitioners)
Last. Marie Claire Van Hout (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)H-Index: 16
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COVID-19 is a new highly contagious viral infection that can be transmitted by asymptomatic patients. Without a vaccine or a specific cure for this disease, our current management strategy is to attempt to contain its spread. The many risks and challenges of managing COVID-19 in prisons have been reported and include: overcrowded prison environments, the poor general heath profile of prisoners, the quality of prison healthcare services, existing high levels of communicable diseases, and the inab...
Context: The occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) consists of the non-contiguous West Bank including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. It is densely populated within these confines, and has a unique socio-economic context characterized by political and economic tensions. Around 2.2 million Palestinians are displaced and living in the ten UNRWA refugee camps in Jordan. Palestinian communities are exposed to a double burden of disease caused by the severe economic, social and health consequence...
Sub-Saharan African prisons have seen a substantial increase in women prisoners, including those incarcerated with children. There is very little strategic literature available on the health situation and needs of women prisoners and their circumstantial children in Malawi. A qualitative exploratory study using in depth key informant interviews (KII) with senior correctional stakeholders (commissioner of prison farms, senior correctional management staff, senior health officials, and senior offi...
#2Jennifer GermainH-Index: 2
Last. Marie Claire Van Hout (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)H-Index: 16
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Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a risk factor for developmental problems in offspring. Despite a high prevalence of IPV in the UK and elsewhere, the longer-term outcomes of offspring born to exposed mothers remain under-researched. Methods: Population-based cohort study. We assessed IPV prevalence by type and timing for 3,153 mother-child pairs with complete data within our study population and examined associations between IPV and offspring IQ. We used multiple-imputation to eval...
#1Ingrid Amalia Havnes (Oslo University Hospital)
#1Ingrid Amalia Havnes (Oslo University Hospital)H-Index: 7
Last. Astrid Bjørnebekk (Oslo University Hospital)H-Index: 9
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Background:Anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) use is associated with serious mental and physical health problems. Evidence indicates that AAS use among people who use psychoactive substances is high...
#1Tara Carney (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 17
#2Van Hout Mc (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)
Last. Charles D. H. Parry (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 46
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BACKGROUND: Medical treatment and detoxification from opiate disorders includes oral administration of opioid agonists. Dihydrocodeine (DHC) substitution treatment is typically low threshold and therefore has the capacity to reach wider groups of opiate users. Decisions to prescribe DHC to patients with less severe opiate disorders centre on its perceived safety, reduced toxicity, shorter half-life and more rapid onset of action, and potential retention of patients. This review set out to invest...
#1Annemieke Benschop (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 11
#2Róbert Urbán (ELTE: Eötvös Loránd University)H-Index: 23
Last. Gerrit Kamphausen (Goethe University Frankfurt)H-Index: 2
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Introduction:New psychoactive substances (NPS) pose a public health threat. Many studies have tried to identify the reasons of NPS use; however, none of them have so far used any standardised measu...
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