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Published on Mar 1, 2019in Social Science & Medicine 3.09
A.H.M. Mehbub Anwar1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UOW: University of Wollongong),
Thomas Astell-Burt21
Estimated H-index: 21
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Xiaoqi Feng16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Illawarra Health & Medical Research Institute)
Abstract Poor mental health is strongly associated with disability acquisition. Social capital and healthier lifestyles pre-disability onset may help promote mental health resilience (i.e. a state of seemingly being unaffected by the event), or the capacity to ‘bounce back’, post-acquisition. This paper used a novel methodology (discrete trajectory mixture models) to examine discrete trajectories in mental health before and after disability acquisition in the Household Income Labour Dynamics in ...
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Published on Aug 1, 2019in Social Science & Medicine 3.09
Anthony Lepinteur1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of Luxembourg)
Abstract Underemployment and overemployment are widespread in developed countries and have detrimental consequences on health. This article tackles the question of the relationship between health and own, spousal and cross working time mismatches in bi-active couples. Using 83,000 observations from the German SOEP (1997–2012) I demonstrate that selfassessed health is reduced in case of overemployment and underemployment. I find that living with an overemployed partner is negatively correlated wi...
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Published on May 1, 2019in Social Science & Medicine 3.09
Abstract Research shows that basic education improves population health, yet it remains unclear whether the expansion of primary education decreases health disparities. In this paper, I assess whether disparities in healthcare utilization decreased in conjunction with educational expansion among women of reproductive age in Ethiopia. Healthcare utilization rates in low-resource countries are often confounded with simultaneous developments in education and access to basic healthcare. Using decomp...
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Published on Jun 24, 2019in Social Science & Medicine 3.09
Noga Tsur5
Estimated H-index: 5
(TAU: Tel Aviv University),
Jacob Y. Stein3
Estimated H-index: 3
(TAU: Tel Aviv University)
+ 2 AuthorsZahava Solomon57
Estimated H-index: 57
(TAU: Tel Aviv University)
Abstract Rationale Poor subjective physical health and loneliness are among the most detrimental ramifications of trauma. Indeed, substantial research has examined the link between subjective physical health and loneliness, mainly focusing on how loneliness leads to poorer physical health. However, the effects of poor subjective physical health on loneliness, as well as the reciprocal effects of these two factors, have scarcely been examined. Even less is known regarding the course of these mutu...
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Published on Aug 1, 2019in Social Science & Medicine 3.09
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Published on Aug 1, 2019in Social Science & Medicine 3.09
Daiki Kobayashi1
Estimated H-index: 1
(International University, Cambodia),
Rei Goto , Yusuke Tsugawa21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)
Abstract Evidence is limited and mixed as to how improved price transparency affects patients' demand for healthcare. Price transparency usually affects both the supply and the demand side of healthcare. However, in Japan—where healthcare providers cannot compete on prices—we can examine an independent impact of price transparency on patients’ demand for healthcare. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of improved price transparency on patients’ demand for healthcare. We conducted ...
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