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Public health articles

 

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Full article: Is puberty delaying treatment ‘experimental treatment’?

Discover how puberty blockers are prescribed experimentally without sufficient evidence and safety.

Published in International Journal of Transgender Health.

Identifying a Facial Expression of Flirtation and Its Effect on Men: The Journal of Sex Research

Learn about the existence of facials cue's that may effectively be used by women to indicate an interest in a man.

Published in Journal of Sex Research.

Full article: Changes in Sexual Desire and Behaviors among UK Young Adults During Social Lockdown Due to COVID-19

This study examined self-reported changes in young adult's sexual desire and behaviors during COVID-19.

Published in Journal of Sex Research.

Full article: Medical populism and the COVID-19 pandemic

This paper uses 'medical populism' to identify and analyse political constructions and responses to COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil.

Published in Global Public Health.

Helping students cope with adversity: the influence of a web-based intervention on students’ self-efficacy and intentions to use wellness-related resources: Journal of American College Health

To investigate the effects of an online wellness intervention on college students’ self-efficacy, intentions to seek help, general resilience and more.

Published in Journal of American College Health.

Masculinities and suicide: unsettling ‘talk’ as a response to suicide in men: Critical Public Health

Learn about the increasingly common way that high rates of male suicide are understood is via men’s poorer abilities to talk about and seek help.

Published in Critical Public Health.

Vagueness, power and public health: use of ‘vulnerable‘ in public health literature: Critical Public Health

This article critical discourse analysis to explore the use of this term in articles published between January 2015 and January 2018 in the American Journal of Public Health and the Canadian Journal of Public Health.

Published in Critical Public Health.

Aerosol, vapor, or chemicals? College student perceptions of harm from electronic cigarettes and support for a tobacco-free campus policy: Journal of American College Health

This study is the first to examine the influence of e-cigarette emission phrasing on perceived harm of secondhand exposure, and whether harm perception was associated with support for a tobacco-free campus policy.

Published in Journal of American College Health.

Relationship of physical activity and sleep with depression in college students: Journal of American College Health

This study examined the relationship between physical activity, sleep and depression among college students, gender differences and more.

Published in Journal of American College Health.

Improvements in well-being and cardiac metrics of stress following a yogic breathing workshop: Randomized controlled trial with active comparison: Journal of American College Health

The objective of this article was to compare two distinct psychosocial stress-management workshops for undergraduate and graduate and see the effects the workshops had.

Published in Journal of American College Health.

Full article: More than a public health crisis: A feminist political economic analysis of COVID-19

Discover how gender norms, roles and relations differentially affect women, men, and non-binary individuals’ vulnerability to disease.

Published in Global Public Health.

Full article: Protecting health during COVID-19 and beyond: A global examination of paid sick leave design in 193 countries

Well-designed paid sick leave is critical to ensure workers stay home when sick to prevent the spread of diseases, learn about the guarantees of 193 UN member states and more.

Published in Global Public Health.

Full article: Online interprofessional education during and post the COVID-19 pandemic: a commentary

Learn about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on higher education and interprofessional education programs.

Published in Journal of Interprofessional Care.

Full article: Exploring the challenges faced by frontline workers in health and social care amid the COVID-19 pandemic: experiences of frontline workers in the English Midlands region, UK 

This paper was set out to explore the challenges faced by different frontline workers in health and social care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Journal of Interprofessional Care.

Full article: Working on working together. A systematic review on how healthcare professionals contribute to interprofessional collaboration (tandfonline.com)

Discover how this systematic review of 64 studies from the past 20 years shows there is considerable evidence for professionals actively contributing to interprofessional collaboration.

Published in Journal of Interprofessional Care.

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