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The objective of this study was to examine the effect of freely accessible consultation hours in secondary schools by youth health care departments, on population rates for suicide and parasuicide. To this end, an ecologic case-referent study design was used, with data from the Netherlands Bureau of Statistics, the National Hospital Discharge Register, the(More)
BACKGROUND In this study the effect is assessed of (repeated) well-care visits and freely accessible consultation hours at secondary schools on the prevalence of adolescent health-compromising behaviour and later obesity. METHODS An ecological case-referent study design was used with data from the Netherlands Bureau of Statistics, the Ministry of Defence,(More)
This article explores the phenomenon of kafana singers in the light of the of cial socialist discourses on popular music and gender during the late 1950s and 1960s in the former Yugoslavia. It seeks to understand how/did the process of estradization along with the socialist gender policy in uence the shift in (self)representation of the female performers(More)
  • Ana Hofman
  • Revue d'épidémiologie et de santé publique
  • 1996
Epidemiology is a small but not unimportant field in medicine. It has a clear identity and special spirit. It is a science that has to avoid methodologic dogmatism. It is a science that is strongly dependent upon collaboration with medical practice and basic medical science. And it is a science that in the true spirit of Hippocrates tries to contribute to(More)
PREFACE What I find so valuable about the volume you hold in your hands is its realization in and of a four-part harmony. It is a harmony of theory and ethnography, of media criticism and media practice. These four voices often weave in and out of each other, or merge together quite fluidly. So much so that it is seriously worth remembering that this is(More)
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