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Discrimination and health in an English study
In this study we examine the relationship between education, racial discrimination and health among white (n = 227), African Caribbean (n = 213) and Indian and Pakistani (n = 233) adults aged between 18 and 59 years living ...
Ethnicity, health and health services utilization in a British study
(Taylor & Francis online, 2003)
Despite the exponential growth in the number of studies addressing ethnicity and health, there is considerable debate about definitions of ethnicity, the appropriate use of ethnicity in health research and whether research ...
Perceptions of credentialling for health promotion practitioners in Australia
: To investigate the self-reported attitudes of health promotion practitioners towards the concept of credentialling of health promotion practitioners in Australia and the requirements perceived to be important if ...
Living a ‘normal’ life: young people coping with thalassaemia major or sickle cell disorder
This qualitative paper explores the strategies and resources young people use to cope with sickle cell disorder or thalassaemia major, two haemoglobin disorders with serious implications for health and survival. By focusing ...
Ethnicity, Health and Health Care: Understanding diversity, tackling disadvantage
(Wiley Online Library, 2009-04-22)
This book, edited by two sociologists who have helped delineate the field, brings the reader up to date through seven empirical studies in ethnicity and health care, covering self-reported health, nutrition, depression, ...
Development of guidelines to facilitate improved support of South Asian carers by primary health care teams
(BMJ Quality & Safety, 2001-04-09)
Background—Evidence based guidelines are regarded as an appropriate basis for providing effective health care, but few guidelines incorporate the views of users such as carers. Aim—To develop guidelines to assist primary ...
Supporting South Asian carers and those they care for: the role of the primary health care team
(Royal College of General Practitioners, 2002)
Demographic and socioeconomic changes have increased policy interest in informal carers. However, despite the multicultural nature of British society, most research in this field has been in majority communities. AIM: ...
The war on obesity: a social determinant of health
The weight-centred health paradigm is an important contributor to the broader cultural paradigm in which corpulence is eschewed in favour of leanness. The desirability to reduce body fat or weight or to prevent gaining ...
Values and principles evident in current health promotion practice
Issue addressed: Modern health promotion practice needs to respond to complex health issues that have multiple interrelated determinants. This requires an understanding of the values and principles of health promotion. Method: ...
A perspective on changes in values in the profession of health promotion
(NCBI "PubMed", 2007)